Jane Dizon

About Jane Dizon

Jane is a health, fitness, and nutrition enthusiast and blogger. She is a nurse by profession and a writer by passion. She has a soft spot for macadamia chocolate and green tea. You can connect with her on Twitter and Google+.

The Ultimate Benefits of Going Paleo

A fundamental principle of the Paleo Diet is to go back to the way of our ancestors and depend on all-natural sustenance to survive. Some people are skeptical about the diet, but the outstanding benefits for the people who have tried it are evidence that there is more to it than just a mere change in one’s food choice. It gives our bodies an opportunity to go back to the way they enjoyed food thousands of years ago. The myriad of benefits from the Paleo Diet go beyond just weight loss. It’s more than just skin deep. It provides an

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Debunking the Biggest Myths About The Paleo Diet

Many people are skeptical whenever change is introduced. And the Paleo Diet, considered a disruptive diet by some, is no exemption. Many awful things have been said about this diet and it’s easy to get confused with what’s true and what’s not. Contrary to these claims, The Paleo Diet has changed the lives of many people who were brave enough to try it out and discipline themselves to find the many great benefits of eating “caveman-style.” Let’s debunk some of the common myths about The Paleo Diet. Who knows? One of the myths on this list may just be the

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The Paleo Diet Health Benefits Infographic

Recently, I made an infographic about some interesting Paleo statistics and touched lightly on its health benefits. Still not impressed with Paleo? Well, here I am with another infographic to convince you that Paleo is life changing. Through its philosophy of eating real and whole food, incredible health benefits are what you’re looking for at the end of the tunnel. Credits: Images used courtesy of Sonder Creative Reference: 1. Kaczmarczyk, M.M., M.J. Miller, and G.G. Freund, The health benefits of dietary fiber: beyond the usual suspects of type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease and colon cancer. Metabolism, 2012. 61(8): p.

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Enjoy Some Stats, Tips and Topics from the Paleo Diet Team!

How many people are Paleo? How long until you experience the benefits of a Paleo diet? These are just a few of the questions asked by people considering a Paleo lifestyle. The Paleo diet is one of the world’s healthiest diets that is based on the concept of eating what we are genetically adapted to eat. Close to 30 studies have now been published backing the amazing benefits of the Paleo diet with more to come. Here’s a look at some interesting statistics and facts about the Paleo diet that might just encourage you to join the bandwagon.   Credit:

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How to Bounce Back After Falling Off the Paleo Bandwagon

Let’s face it, eating Paleo has a few strict rules when it comes to what the dieter should avoid. We know that eating the modern Western diet is unhealthy and there’s science to back that up,1,2 but we also live in the modern world which makes avoiding the western diet tough at times. As a Paleo-eater, you know you can lose track when you start falling for too many non-Paleo temptations. Whatever your reason was for falling off the Paleo bandwagon, it’s never too late to jump back in line with a little commitment and confidence. Begin by rectifying the

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Six Ideas to Turn Holiday Leftovers into Paleo-Friendly Recipes

‘Tis the season of Christmas carols, warm cups of cocoa, delicious family feasts, and the infamous holiday leftovers. Like many of us you may be feeling guilty enough about a few of those meals, but that doesn’t mean letting the Paleo-friendly leftovers like fruits, vegetables and meats go to waste. With a little something here and there, you can turn these foods into Paleo-friendly recipes. From a simple meatloaf with Paleo ketchup, to an appetizing stuffed pepper with Paleo cranberry sauce, to a tasty pizza recipe with homemade Paleo crust, every leftover deserves a second chance. Check out this infographic

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6 Reasons Why People Quit Paleo

People join the Paleo challenge for a variety of reasons including weight loss,1 the significant health effects on blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol levels, 2,3 or simply the overall lifestyle improvements.4 But there are an equal number of reasons why folks jump off the Paleo wagon. From a purely psychological standpoint, self-sabotaging behavior,5 all-or-nothing thinking,6 and the fact that no one likes to be on a “diet” are just a few. Here are six common reasons that ex-Paleo folks and Paleo experts identified why people quit: 1. It’s hard to be Paleo during vacations. Louise Hendon, co-founder of Paleo

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7 Nuts and Seeds to Include In Your Paleo Diet

One of Mother Nature’s gifts to mankind, nuts and seeds, have been on this planet for centuries and up to this day, we’re still harvesting their healthy goodness. There’s also a tall list of health benefits you can get from these minute wonder foods. With high levels of antioxidants, nuts are cardio-protective[1] and great to include in your heart-healthy diet. Seeds on the other hand, are packed with dietary fiber. Studies show that those who consume high dietary fiber have lower risk of developing heart diseases, hypertension, stroke, and obesity.[2] These tiny nibbles are a popular snack among Paleo eaters,

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