Dr. Loren Cordain’s bestselling The Paleo Diet and The Paleo Diet Cookbook have helped hundreds of thousands of people eat for better health and weight loss by following the diet humans were genetically designed to eat: meats, fish, fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts and other foods that mimic the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors. In The […]
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Dr. Cordain, I pulled my information from thepaleodiet.com and attributed the statement, “Paleo is truly is the world’s healthiest diet,” to you, which I doubt is a stretch. Have you gotten into any of the information about blood type and diet related nutrition info? I’ve only heard snippets, but I’m curious what an expert thinks […]
Good luck with your project. Here are my answers:
1.) What is the most potential danger following the Paleo diet?
There are no known adverse health effects of the diet in most people. Pregnant women should not exceed 25 % of their calories from protein, as the liver is less able to detoxify protein during pregnancy.
2.) There is no vitamin D consumed in the Paleolithic diet. You wrote in your article, “The Nutritional Characteristics of a Contemporary Diet Based Upon Paleolithic Food Groups,” that sunlight is the only way our ancestors got Vitamin D. Today, with all the new research, how do you suggest we get our Vitamin D?
I suggest taking between 2,000 to 4,000 IU of vitamin daily if you cannot obtain regular sun…
First of all, I can’t thank you enough for the book you wrote. I must have “sold” your book and made like 30+ people buy it. Inspired by your book, I not only helped change my life and that of my girlfriend, but also saved my mother’s life whose liver function was deteriorating…
Dr. Cordain, As a health professional and former long-time vegetarian, I have been following the Paleo diet for about two years, and am delighted with the results. My weight has returned to normal and remained normal, my HDL has increased to 50 from 35, my LDL, which was at the upper range of normal has […]