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PALEO BASICS

Paleo-style eating has become a hot topic in the past few years, for good reason. In addition to the diet’s grassroots popularity, studies have found numerous benefits: more energy, lower levels of inflammation, fewer allergies, healthier aging, and lower risks of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. Based on the premise that our bodies function best by eating like our hunter-gatherer ancestors, a Paleo diet contains no grains, legumes, or dairy. However, the prehistoric connection can be misleading.

“Many people have a Fred Flintstone notion of Paleo, that it’s meat-centric,” says Julie Mayfield, coauthor of Weeknight Paleo. In fact, she says, meat portions should be no bigger than the size of your palm, with vegetables filling the

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