AARP The Paleo Diet Revised: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Foods You Were Designed to Eat

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 23, 2012 - Health & Fitness
AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. Eat for better health and weight loss the Paleo way with this revised edition of the bestselling guide with over 100,000 copies sold to date!

Healthy, delicious, and simple, the Paleo Diet is the diet we were designed to eat. If you want to lose weight-up to 75 pounds in six months-or if you want to attain optimal health, The Paleo Diet will work wonders. Dr. Loren Cordain demonstrates how, by eating your fill of satisfying and delicious lean meats and fish, fresh fruits, snacks, and non-starchy vegetables, you can lose weight and prevent and treat heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, metabolic syndrome, and many other illnesses.

  • Breakthrough nutrition program based on eating the foods we were genetically designed to eat-lean meats and fish and other foods that made up the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors
  • This revised edition features new weight-loss material and recipes plus the latest information drawn from breaking Paleolithic research
  • Six weeks of Paleo meal plans to jumpstart a healthy and enjoyable new way of eating as well as dozens of recipes
  • This bestselling guide written by the world's leading expert on Paleolithic eating has been adopted as a bible of the CrossFit movement


The Paleo Diet is the only diet proven by nature to fight disease, provide maximum energy, and keep you naturally thin, strong, and active-while enjoying every satisfying and delicious bite.




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User Review  - JeremyPreacher - LibraryThing

This is the original edition and as such doesn't take into account more recent research about saturated fat in particular. All of the info is available on the web somewhere - I didn't find the book added much of anything, but as with all diet books, it was easy to find used. Read full review

good purchase

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Rec book in timely manner. Read full review


How Our Healthy Way of Life Went Wrong
Health Secrets of Our Ancestors
The Problems with Most LowCarb Diets
Low Carb Doesnt Mean Low Cholesterol
Healthy Fats Not Lethal Fats
Saturated Fats Reconsidered
DiseaseFighting Fruits and Vegetables
The Osteoporosis Connection
Making the Diet Work for You
What to Eat?
Lean Meats
Fruits and Vegetables
Nuts and Seeds
Foods You Should Avoid
Stocking Your Refrigerator and Pantry
Wild Game Meatat a Gourmet Store Near You

Toxic Salt
Lean Meat Helps You Lose Weight
Lean Protein and Heart Disease
The Fundamentals of the Paleo Diet
Just the Foods You Can Hunt and Gather at Your Supermarket
Meal Preparation and Typical Meals
A Nutritional Nightmare
Why You Cant Overeat on the Paleo Diet
What to Expect on the Paleo Diet
Lean Meat Is Brain Food
Hunting Big Game
Restoring the Balance in Your Diet
How Progress Has Hurt Us
Hello Grains Hello Health Problems
Big Mistakes in the 1950s
The Seven Major Problems in the Typical American Diet
Determining Whether You Need to Lose Weight
Bens Story
Why Protein Helps Burn Calories
Deans Story
Protein Satisfies Your Appetite
Promoting Weight Loss by Improving Your Insulin Sensitivity
What You Can Expect to Lose on the Paleo Diet
Sharing Success Stories
Anns Story
Melissas Story
Losing Weight the Right Way
Jacks Story
How Insulin Resistance Increases Your Risk of Heart Disease
Other Diseases Related to Insulin Resistance
The DietDisease Connection
Metabolic Syndrome Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Diseases of AcidBase Balance and Excessive Sodium
Digestive Diseases
Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Psychological Disorders
VitaminDeficiency Diseases
Skin Cancers
Fish and Seafood
Good or Bad?
How to Make the Most of Fruits and Vegetables
Nuts and Seeds
Omega 6 to Omega 3 Fat Ratio in Nuts and Seeds
Purchasing Oils
Individualizing Your Diet
Vitamins Minerals and Supplements
Food Availability and Preparation Issues
Ask Your Friends and Family for Support
Maintenance Level
Maximal Weight Loss Level
Basic Recipe Principles
Stone Age Food Substitutions
Joes Story
A Funny Idea to HunterGatherers
Exercise and Obesity
Why Should You Exercise?
Exercise and Blood Lipids
Exercise Type 2 Diabetes and Other Health Benefits of Exercise
The Right Reasons to Eat
One Day at a Time
Healthier Livestock
Recommended Web Sites
Suppliers of PaleoRelated Foods
Suppliers of Pasture and GrassProduced Meats Eggs and Dairy

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About the author (2012)

Loren Cordain is an American scientist who specializes in fields of nutrition and exercise physiology. He is notable as an advocate of the paleolithic diet and a researcher into paleolithic nutrition; he wrote numerous peer-reviewed articles on the subject, as well as several popular books, most notably, "The Paleo Diet". Loren Cordain got a B.S. in Health Sciences from Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, in 1972. He is currently a tenured professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science at Colorado State University. In 1978 he got his M.Sc. in Exercise Physiology at the University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV. In 1981 he was awarded his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology by the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. His title, The Paleo Diet, made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2013.

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