The Advantages of Living Paleo - dummies

The Advantages of Living Paleo

By Melissa Joulwan, Kellyann Petrucci

Part of Living Paleo For Dummies Cheat Sheet

By removing foods from your diet that cause inflammation inside your body — foods that weren’t part of our hunter-gatherer ancestors’ daily meals — you’ll enjoy a wealth of health and lifestyle benefits. Here are some of the benefits of living Paleo:

  • Weight loss and increased fat burning

  • Increased immunity to better fight colds

  • Increased ability to manage both emotional and physical stress

  • Reduction in both food and environmental allergy symptoms

  • Increased energy that lasts throughout the day

  • Deeper, more restful sleep

  • Clear, glowing skin

  • Strong, healthy nails and hair

  • Alleviation from depression

  • Elimination of joint aches and pains

  • Reduced blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels

  • Reduced risk for “diseases of civilization,” including heart disease, diabetes, and cancers

  • Improvements in skin disorders, like acne, alopecia, eczema, and psoriasis

  • Alleviation of symptoms of autoimmune disorders, including Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease, and Crohn’s disease

  • Freedom from bloating, gas, and other intestinal distress