What’s an anti-inflammatory diet? Understand its benefits and which type is right for you

These days, you can find many “anti-inflammatory diets” – some, even touted by big names. They all share the same basic idea — consume healthy foods that fight inflammation in the body while avoiding unhealthy edibles that may trigger that process. Inflammation is a process of the immune system that protects the body against disease. It is … Continue reading What’s an anti-inflammatory diet? Understand its benefits and which type is right for you

Paleo diet may lead to iodine deficiency: Are you at risk?

A new study finds that Paleo diet may increase the chances of a person of having iodine deficiency, as reported by Nutraingredients.com. Researchers from Kungalv’s Hospital in Sweden find that having a Paleolithic-type of diet, which typically includes foods that could be obtained by hunting and gathering in the past, has led to the development of mild … Continue reading Paleo diet may lead to iodine deficiency: Are you at risk?

Going Paleo? Here’s how to avoid over-consuming animal protein on your low-carb diet

The Paleo Diet or hunter-gatherer diet's theoretical basis stems from the fact that man started farming and using domestic animal husbandry around 10,000 years ago. Up until then, humans hunted and gathered wild animals, plants, nuts, and berries. That was the Paleolithic or prehistoric period. Evidently, the pro-Paleo people assert that our genetic make-up hasn't … Continue reading Going Paleo? Here’s how to avoid over-consuming animal protein on your low-carb diet