Living Paleo For Dummies
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Most people are intrigued when they're introduced to Paleo living, or living like cave men. It's hard not to be when you see so many people enthused and getting results. When you see or hear from friends and family or read about how you can lose weight, clear up skin issues, get better sleep, stabilize blood sugar, reduce chronic inflammation, and literally de-age, you pay attention!

But, like anything else, when you start something from scratch, you may be skeptical. Living Paleo will not only make you healthier and leaner in the long term, but you'll feel immediate results back it up.

Look and feel better within 24 hours with Paleo living

Sounds too good to be true, we know. But some people feel better immediately after starting to eat Paleo foods. If you're eating a lot of foods that are inflammatory to your system or if you've been depleted in nutrients, you may perk up immediately.

One of the most common complaints people have is bloating or intestinal discomfort after eating. Switching to Paleo will give you the wow! effect. You'll find relief — some will feel it immediately. Eating Paleo is such a perfectly suited balanced diet that many people feel better after one meal!

Lose weight through good health, not fads and get-slim-quick schemes

Paleo isn't a fad diet, red carpet diet, or a slim-down-quick system. Paleo focuses completely and utterly on the health of your cells and all the structures and functions of your body. That's it. Weight loss just so happens to be a side effect of health and vitality — it's against natural law not to be.

So what you're getting with Paleo is a side-effect bonus of sorts, which just so happens to be fat melting away for lasting weight loss. With Paleo, all your systems regulate, balance, recalibrate, and begin to work at a higher functioning level, which all promote weight loss.

Many of the weight loss programs or products on the market have just a single-minded goal, which is to get the weight off. Period. Unfortunately, this goal often means poor-quality foods are recommended as part of the plan, with short-term results.

You don't change the relationship you have with foods, so you don't really learn anything moving forward. Also, if you're not eating real, clean, balanced foods, you're not resetting your body for success.

When your focus is on getting healthy and staying healthy, like with eating Paleo, you lose weight naturally. And just watch your body de-age!

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Melissa Joulwan is the author of the paleo recipe and lifestyle blog Dr. Kellyan Petrucci, who is a go-to expert in the nutritional field, helps patients build the strongest, healthiest body possible through her family-based workshops and consulting practice (

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