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Are Pickles Paleo? (The Answer Will Surprise You!)

Dieting has been an undying trend for many years. You may have tried a couple of diet plans and will still be trying one in the future once you find something that you feel will work for you. One of the most talked about diet plans currently is Paleo. It is essentially based on the diet of people during the Paleolithic era which is whole, unprocessed and nature-based.

Of course, like all diet plans, there is food that you are allowed and not allowed to consume. With Paleo, there had been several food items that sparked discussions if they could be eaten or not. Pickles came as a recent, interesting question. And so, are pickles Paleo? Before we delve into that deeper, let us first know a thing or two about pickles.

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Paleo Diet 101: A Guide To The Best Paleo Fast Foods

Most of us already know what fast foods are - yes, they are foods that we can order and buy on-the-go and no, they do not run away from us. On a more serious note, fast foods are known to be food that is ready-made, can easily be mass produced, and can be served as quick as possible for hungry and excited customers. But pair ‘fast food’ up with the word ‘Paleo’, and we have a new meaning for it altogether.

Paleo diet is a meal plan believed to improve our health by boosting metabolism and strengthening our bodies by going back to eating fresh, real, and whole, unprocessed foods that are more healthy than harmful to our bodies.

With this in mind, I do not think Paleo foods and fast foods could be in real good terms together too much as the first focuses on fresh and unprocessed foods while the latter can be considered a heaven for processed meals.

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The Road To The 7-Day Paleo Diet: A Simple Day-by-Day Guide And How To Get Started

What Is Paleo Diet?

Paleolithic diet or Paleo diet for short is a type of diet where we only eat food mainly based on what was only available to us humans during the Stone Age. Yes, the Stone Age the one where we humans were called as cavemen or to put it in a more endearing term hunters and gatherers.

This simply means that there is a certain belief that at that age, our human bodies were designed to eat food which could be found in the wild and on the field. This means we were condemned to food composed mostly of vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots, and organ meats. That means dairy, grains, sugar, legumes, processed oils, salt, and alcohol or coffee.)

Paleo diet is believed to improve our health by boosting metabolism and strengthening our bodies by going back to eating fresh, real, and whole, unprocessed foods that are more healthy than harmful to our bodies.

Before planning to continue on following or trying this certain diet, we should first at least read this list on what to avoid.

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Nutrients And Calories In Steamed Broccoli – All You Need To Know

If there is one vegetable my nieces would eat, it would be broccoli. In fact, it’s a popular dinner request! We like to steam this cruciferous vegetable as we believe that’s the best way to get the nutrients from it. But did you know there are calories in steamed broccoli too?

Today, we’ll talk more about everybody’s tolerable vegetable - broccoli! Let’s take a look at what we’re actually getting from these rich greens, and what some loosely call “free food”, shall we?

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Guilt-Free Potato Salad Calories: 5 Recipes You Need To Try

Are you looking for a meal that's going to keep you full for at least a good eight hours?! How about a potato salad? It's rich in carbs, yes, and most potato salads have a high calorie count. But hey, with the right ingredients, you can effortlessly whip up a plate of what I like to call "Guilt-free potato salad calories".

Did you wake up feeling lucky today? You should, because today I'll get to show you several awesome potato salad recipes that are unbelievably low in calories!

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