If you go Paleo for the wrong reasons, you’ll FAIL (put bluntly). You need a Why, and it needs to be a good one. http://paleomagazine.com/blog
Seriously, Paleo is hard. Here are 4 reasons, though, that you MUST go Paleo.
What’s your reason? Let me know in the comments!
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Paleo Diet for Beginners – 4 Reasons You Must Go Paleo
Discover How To Eat Right And Feel Fabulous
Though it seems like nutrition would be an easy, intuitive subject, a lot of us have trouble planning and committing to a diet. We are often products of our past and choose foods that we enjoyed or comforted us in the past. Unfortunately the manufacturing processes have changed and it takes a little more effort and knowledge to get the nutrition we need and desire.
Fiber is important for any diet. Fiber allows you to manage your weight because you won’t be too hungry. This will also help lower your blood cholesterol levels. Other health conditions fiber helps with are diabetes, cardiac issues, and reportedly a few types of cancer.
If you are trying to make your diet better, go slow at first. Change does not happen in a single day. Instead, begin small to ensure success. Try adding healthy items over a period of a few weeks to eventually boost your nutritional habits.
Your daily intake of protein should come from various sources, not just meat. There are ways other than meat to get protein in your diet Tofu, beans and nuts are all good sources of protein. Most of these foods are highly versatile so you can use them as a reliable source of protein in the form of entrees, side dishes or even snacks. Get your protein from a variety of sources so that you don’t get bored with the same old food.
Eat slower. Lots of people eat fast simply because they lead busy lives. Rather than eating quickly, go slow. Eat mindfully with every bite. You will have a fuller feeling quicker this way. This will get you full quicker, so you do not eat more calories.
Just remember that you must commit to these personal nutrition goals along with the dietary ones. Rather than dwell on failures of the past, use them to better your nutrition habits. You will see rewards sooner than you know.