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Quinoa

Is Quinoa Paleo?

Here's the deal with quinoa (pronounced "keen-wah"), since so many people seem to think it's totally different than a grain. If it looks like a grain and acts like a grain (not to mention tastes like a grain), it's a grain. And quinoa contains some anti-nutrients that other grains contain, such as phytic acid, lectins, and saponins. Read those links for more info on all of those anti-nutrients, but basically phytic acid binds to minerals in your gut and carries … Continue reading

Foods to Avoid on a Paleo Diet Plan

Beans and cereals are healthy, right? Well, not if you are following the Paleo diet. This dietary regimen is based on the diet of ancient, nomadic men of the Paleolithic Era. The diet of the Paleolithic people, also called Stone Age men or cavemen, consists mainly of food hunted and gathered in the wild. This makes the diet very selective indeed, and it can be tricky to stick to it. To make your caveman diet journey simpler, here is a … Continue reading

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