Introduction to the Paleo Diet

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Hundreds of thousands of weight loss seekers have found that the “Paleo Diet” diet is the place that diet meets delicious. Developed by legendary nutritionist Dr. Loren Cordain, the Paleo Diet allows dieters to eat their fill of nutritious meals of meat, vegetables, and fruit to get insulin resistance, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, high blood sugar levels, and high blood pressure under control–while losing up to 75 pounds in just six months.

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Health Benefits of Celery

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Celery is the natural source of 3-n-butylphthalide, a calming chemical that may lower blood pressure. This is also the chemical that gives celery its distinctive flavour when raw. The famous American chef, James Beard, claimed to have cured his high blood pressure just by eating celery every day.

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Health Benefits of Cabbage

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Cabbage was among the first known sources of beta-carotene, even though the nutrient is far more abundant in carrots. The early twentieth-century researcher Dr. Edward Mellanby, had noticed that butter, which is a good source of vitamin A, could protect against infections in dogs.

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Health Benefits of Carrots

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Orange carrots are one of the very best sources of the antioxidant beta-carotene. (Only red peppers contain more.) Beta-carotene is a kinder, gentler version of vitamin A that the body can use to make vitamin A is it is needed without the rare, although potentially toxic, side effects of vitamin A overdose.

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Health Benefits of Kiwi Fruit

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Packing more vitamin C than an orange, the hairy kiwi fruit, with the bright green flesh and the tiny black seeds, adds a creamy texture and exquisite taste to any tropical fruit salad.

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Health benefits of Kale

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In Japan, kale juice is the base for a popular health drink called Aojiru. Well, maybe popular isn’t quite the right word. Many Japanese game shows feature drinking a glass of Aojiru as a punishment for failing to follow the show’s rules.

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Health Benefits of Tomatoes

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Tomatoes, which are members of a family of plants known as nightshades, were once rumoured to be poisonous, and the fact is that many fans of whole foods still regard them with some scepticism. It’s true that the leaves and stems of the tomato plant actually are poisonous.

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Health Benefits of Spinach

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Spinach is proven to be an excellent source for a long list conventional nutrients. These include vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), folic acid, niacin, vitamin C, vitamin E, and the bone-building vitamin, vitamin K1.

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Health Benefits of Jicama

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Known to the Nahuatl-speaking people of Mexico as xicamatl, the jicama, or Mexican turnip, is a member of a group of plants known by the peculiar designation, yam beans. Jicama is actually a member of the Bean Family, and produces bean pods that look something like lima beans, but it’s the root of the plant that is most commonly consumed

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