Author(s): Diane Sanfilippo
Our great-grandmothers didn't need nutrition lessons--then again, they weren't forced to wade through aisle after aisle of packaged foods touting outlandish health claims and confusing marketing jargon. Over the last few decades, we've forgotten what "real food" is--and we're left desperately seeking foods that will truly nourish our bodies. We're disillusioned with the "conventional wisdom" for good reason--it's gotten us nowhere. Achieving optimal health without calorie-counting, diet foods, or feelings of deprivation has never been easier. "Practical Paleo" explains why avoiding both processed foods and foods marketed as "healthy"--like grains, legumes, and pasteurized dairy--will improve how you look and feel and lead to lasting weight loss. Even better--you may reduce or completely eliminate symptoms associated with common health disorders! "Practical Paleo" is jam-packed with over 120 easy recipes, all with special notes about common food allergens including nightshades and FODMAPs. Meal plans are also included, and are designed specifically to support: immune health (autoimmune conditions)blood sugar regulation (diabetes 1 & 2, hypoglycemia)digestive health (leaky gut, IBS & IBD)multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndromethyroid health (hypo and hyper - Hashimotos, Graves)heart health (cholesterol & blood pressure)neurological health (Parkinson's & Alzheimer's)cancer recovery fat lossathletic performance a "squeaky-clean" Paleo approach "Practical Paleo" is the resource you'll reach for again and again, whether you're looking for information on healthy living, delicious recipes, or easy-to-understand answers to your questions about how a Paleo lifestyle can benefit you, your family, and your friends.
""Practical Paleo" is a gold mine for those new to the Paleo diet or struggling to integrate it into their everyday lives. I've always believed that personalization is the key to long-term success, and Diane's 30-Day Meal Plans will help you achieve just that. "Practical Paleo" will prove to be a resource I recommend to my patients and online community again and again."--Chris Kresser, LA.c, integrative-medicine practitioner
Diane Sanfilippo holds a BS from Syracuse University and is a Certified Nutrition Consultant who specializes in blood sugar regulation and digestive health. Diane writes for her popular health blog "www.BalancedBites.com," works with clients 1:1, teaches Paleo nutrition seminars nationwide and has a top-rated weekly podcast in iTunes, "The Balanced Bites Podcast."