string(0) "" Don’t have time to watch? We have evolved in order to adapt to our changing environment. People in the West often obtain their calcium from milk, cheese and yoghurt and those following the paleo diet are at risk of inadequate calcium consumption and therefore low bone and tooth density. ["subscription1"]=> Read the full transcript: There are pros and cons when it comes to the Paleo diet. News-Medical. A paleo diet is rich in vegetables, fruits and nuts — all elements of a healthy diet. string(0) "" ["keyword"]=> You may have heard about the paleo diet, but how much do we really know about this? Paleo Diet Pros: Potential to lose weight; May help to prevent and treat lifestyle diseases; Increased awareness of the potential dangers of eating processed foods; Strong support network; Paleo Diet Cons: Lacks scientific backing; Entire food groups are excluded; Can be difficult to follow If you’re considering trying the Paleo diet—and when so many people claim to experience dramatic weight loss and health improvements on the diet, it’s understandable why you would—watch this video. ["converted"]=> Sports bring with them a potential for injury. Watch the video to see which ones. But too much protein usually means too little carbohydrate, which is the energy source for exercise. "Paleo Diet: Pros and Cons". with these terms and conditions. ["id"]=> There has been a lot of research on the health benefits of foods that are, Lean meat, such as chicken, turkey, pork, lean beef, and buffalo (bison), Nonstarchy vegetables, such as lettuce, asparagus, green beans, broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and spinach, Nuts, like almonds, walnuts, cashews, pecans, and pistachios (no peanuts), Plant-based oils, such as olive, walnut, grapeseed, and coconut oil, Grains, such as oats, wheat, barley, and rice — which means no cereal, bread, pasta, bagels, crackers, or granola bars, Starchy vegetables, such as potatoes and corn, as well as potato and corn chips, tortillas, and popcorn, Legumes or beans — so no peanuts or peanut butter; no soy foods, such as soy milk, tofu, or edamame; no hummus or beans of any kind, High-fat meats, such as salami, bologna, pepperoni, hot dogs, ground meat, rib roast, and ribs, Sugars, such as in soda, honey, jam or jelly, syrup, candy, cakes, cookies, and sports drinks, Processed foods or trans fats, such as doughnuts, french fries, fruit snacks, or macaroni and cheese, Salty foods, such as crackers, chips, pretzels, soy sauce, added-salt foods, or sports drinks. ["triggersends"]=> In this interview, News-Medical speaks to Dr. Cristina Branco from Breast Cancer Now about the spread of breast cancer cells to the lungs. The symptoms of anxiety can be hard to detect. ["utm_content"]=> 2020. ["form_id"]=> ["subcategory"]=> Retrieved on November 25, 2020 from This wouldn’t be a calorie issue if you ate a lot of lettuce, but could be a problem if you ate a 5-pound jar of nuts. Humans today are not genetically identical to ancestors from the Paleolithic period, as the paleo diet assumes. Robertson, Sally. Stay in your living room and still spike your heart rate. "Paleo Diet: Pros and Cons". string(0) "" string(39) "Subscribe to Our HealthBeat Newsletter!" You don’t eat any grains or dairy which can be good for health and energy. }, array(25) { The fats are healthy – Consuming moderate amounts of unsaturated fats such as those found in nuts, avocado and olive oil gives rise to a healthy lipid profile.