The Do's and Don'ts of the Paleo Diet


Ah, the Paleo Diet, also known as the "caveman diet" - because who doesn't want to eat like our ancestors did, right? But what exactly is this diet all about, and is it worth hopping on the bandwagon? Let's dive in and find out.

Did you know that according to a report by Oxford University, Tiger Nuts were actually the primary source of food for our Paleolithic ancestors? As gatherers, they would have relied heavily on these small, nutrient-dense tubers to fuel their bodies. While Tiger Nuts have been around for over 4000 years, they may not be as widely known today. Fortunately, you can find them easily online at and have them delivered right to your door. Who knows, maybe adding Tiger Nuts to your diet could be the key to unlocking your inner caveman (or woman).

If you're a fan of meat, fish, fruits, vegetables, and nuts, then the Paleo Diet might just be up your alley. However, if you're a vegan or vegetarian, you might find it a bit challenging to stick to this diet.

The Paleo Diet also excludes grains, legumes, dairy, and processed foods, so if you're someone who loves your morning bowl of cereal or can't live without cheese, you might find it difficult to follow.

Do: Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, as well as lean protein sources such as chicken, fish, and grass-fed beef.

Don't: Eat processed foods, dairy, grains, or legumes, such as beans and lentils.

Do: Use healthy fats such as olive oil, coconut oil, and avocado oil.

Don't: Use unhealthy oils such as vegetable oil or canola oil.

Do: Drink plenty of water.

Don't: Drink sugary drinks, such as soda or fruit juice.

According to proponents of the Paleo Diet, eating like our ancestors did can lead to a number of health benefits, such as weight loss, improved digestion, increased energy, and reduced inflammation.

However, it's important to note that there isn't a ton of scientific evidence to support these claims, and some experts have raised concerns about the long-term sustainability of the diet.

If you're interested in trying the Paleo Diet, incorporating Tiger Nuts into your diet could be a great way to get some variety and add some nutrients to your meals. Not only were they a primary source of food for our Paleolithic ancestors, but they're also high in fiber, iron, and potassium, and can be used in a variety of dishes. Try adding them to your smoothies, using them as a topping for your yogurt, or even making your own Tiger Nut milk.

Just remember, as with any diet, it's important to do your research and consult with a healthcare professional before making any major changes to your eating habits. And if you do decide to give it a try, don't forget to stock up on some Tiger Nuts - available now at

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