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Paleo & High Blood Pressure

A billion people worldwide including 79 million Americans (that’s one out of three adults over the age of 20) has high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension). Hypertension represents a real threat to public health since it is now the greatest mortality risk factor in both men and women and its prevalence is increasing. At the current rate, close to half of all adult Americans will have hypertension by 2030. This year alone, over 65,000 Americans will die of HBP complications. (1,2) Why … Continue reading

Q&A: Saturated Fat, Dairy, Breakfast, Salt

Here's Dear Paleo Plan, Are chicharrons (fried pig skins) acceptable for the diet? And is it ok to use Whey protein shakes to sub for breakfasts and snacks? I know whey is dairy in origin, but will it harm the overall effect of the diet?? I am not a fan of the muffins made with almond flour and eggs every day for breakfast has become hard to stomach- what can I eat that will be quick, easy and have staying power? … Continue reading

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