Will You Lose Weight With The Paleo Diet?
What exactly is the Paleo Diet?
The concept behind it is quite simple you basically eliminate all processed foods including bread and grains. You are only allowed to eat whole foods. Foods that our ancient ancestors would of eaten.
So, you’re looking at eating:
- Grass-fed meats
- Cage free eggs
- Free rage chickens
- Organic Fruits
- Organic Veggies
Pretty simple right?
Are there any side effects?
While on the diet some people of reported experiencing what is called, “The Low-Carb Flu”. It’s where the dieter will feel:
- Dizzy, groggy, and or foggy
- Always hungry
- Cravings for breads and grains increase drastically
- Angry, irritable, and tired
It’s just your body adapting to the new diet. Good news it’s not permanent and not all dieters experience it.
Other than those side effects no other serious effects have been reported. But, you should always consult with your doctor first before starting any new diet program.
What are the PROS?
Some dieters have said they felt:
- Increased energy
- Heightened focus
- Weight loss
- Positive attitude
- A certain “lightness”
What are the CONS?
- Grass-fed meat is expensive
- You may experience the “Low-Carb Flu”
- Organic fruits and veggies are expensive
- Your social life might be hindered
Have people really lost weight with the diet?
Yes. Actually there have been a lot of real testimonials of achieving weight loss through following the Paleo Diet. Here are some below:
There are several results like those. But, there are also dieters who didn’t receive any results from trying the Paleo Diet. Everyone is different and everyone’s body reacts differently to different diets.
What are some good resources that work?
Here are some resources that dieters highly recommend: