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

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J. Wiley, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 257 pages
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"We can't recommend The Paleo Diet highly enough!"
- Michael and Mary Dan Eades, M.D.
authors of Protein Power

"The Paleo Diet is at once revolutionary and intuitive. . . . Its prescription provides without a doubt the most nutritious diet on the planet."
-Jennie Brand-Miller, Ph.D., coauthor of the bestselling The Glucose Revolution and The Glucose Revolution Life Plan

"Filled with delicious recipes and meal plans, The Paleo Diet will open your eyes, trim your waistline, and improve your overall health."
-Michael R. Eades, M.D., and Mary Dan Eades, M.D.
authors of The 30-Day Low-Carb Diet Solution and coauthors of The Low-Carb Comfort Food Cookbook

"Finally, someone has figured out the best diet for people-a modern version of the diet the human race grew up eating. Dr. Loren Cordain's easy-to-follow diet plan cuts right to the chase."
-Jack Challem, coauthor of Syndrome X: The Complete Nutritional Program to Prevent and Reverse Insulin Resistance

Healthy, delicious, and simple, the Paleo Diet is the diet you 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 do wonders for you. The world's leading expert on Paleolithic (Stone Age) nutrition, Dr. Loren Cordain demonstrates how, by eating all the lean meats and fish, fresh fruits, and nonstarchy vegetables you want, you can lose weight and prevent and treat heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, Syndrome X, and many other illnesses. Over 100 delicious Paleo recipes provide enough flavor and variety to satisfy anyone, and the six weeks of Paleo meal plans get you started on a healthy and enjoyable new way of eating. Start reading and following The Paleo Diet today and eat your way to weight loss, weight control, increased energy, and lifelong health-while enjoying every 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

User Review  - k1111 - Overstock.com

Rec book in timely manner. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

LOREN CORDAIN, Ph.D., is one of the world’s most renowned scientists doing groundbreaking research into the original human diet. Generally acknowledged as the world’s leading expert on the Paleolithic diet, he is a professor in the Health and Exercise Science Department at Colorado State University and is a member of the American Institute of Nutrition, the American Society for Clinical Nutrition, and the American Heart Association. He regularly lectures and travels around North America and the world.

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