In this fast-paced society, the least expensive and quickest foods are often the least the nutritious. Many children are eating processed and fast food often throughout the week. Our culture can make real foods seem unusual to eat.
Although many people have heard of the Paleo Diet, they believe it is difficult to implement. Just a few small changes are worth the effort to live a longer and healthier life. Although the Paleo lifestyle is not as simple as the drive-through window, it is a realistic goal with the following tips:
Organization Is Key
A major challenge people face when starting a Paleo lifestyle is having the right foods readily available to make healthy choices easier. You are more likely to stick with the lifestyle if you have your meals planned or even set aside a day each week for meal prep.
Do your research on resources for high-quality foods in your area. These are grocery stores, farmers markets and butchers. Have a list of food items you need before you start shopping. Limit your shopping to the outside perimeter of the grocery store. This is where the whole foods are located. Processed foods are typically in the center of the grocery store. Although it will be difficult at first, after making it a habit, you will not feel as tempted to shop the sugary snacks and treats.
Clean Out Your Pantry
Discard all processed foods, cereals and pasta from your pantry and cabinets. You will supplement these foods with fresh and healthy foods. If you feel uncomfortable throwing these foods away,