7 Reasons the Paleo Diet Isn’t Right for You


7. Weed your garden

Grocery stores and vegetables aren’t exactly Paleolithically inclined, either. The carrots, zucchini, peppers and other veggies you pick up at your local supercenter or farmers market are modern creations. Thousands of years of agriculture are responsible for bringing them into fruition. If you really want to cut out agriculture, you need to stick to things you gather from forests, wilderness and your own backyard.

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If you’re really looking to lose weight, cut fat, build muscle and develop overall healthier eating habits, skip the fad diets and stick to what works: lots of lean proteins, healthy carbs, fresh fruits and vegetables, good fats, and exercise. Let’s leave the paleo diet where it belongs, with the cavemen. Have you ever tried to stick to the paleo diet?