The Paleo diet is right up there with keto as the most searched. With people are thinking about their health now more than ever, more and more are going to keto, paleo, and Whole30.
Calling it the Paleo Diet is more about the diet as a nutritional way of eating rather than a way to lose weight. Having said that, you may also use the paleo diet for weight loss by looking at paleo diet foods.
Paleo Diet comes from the ‘Paleolithic diet’ and is a way of eating foods thought to have been consumed during the Paleolithic (prehistoric) era. Today, I am sharing Paleo Diet Recipes for paleo meals for dinner that are the most pinned on Pinterest for Paleo diet basics of dinner.
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What’s So Great About the Paleo Diet?
Unless you have been living under a rock you have likely heard of the paleo diet. This is the way of eating that is knocking people all over the world off of their feet. Not only do people who choose to eat paleo look years younger than their age, but they are also more energetic, slimmer, and more than anything they are healthier.
All you have to do is look at the transformations of paleo eaters to be blown away at all that this way of eating can offer. Even without exercise, these people tend to feel like they have found the fountain of youth. Typically they have glowing skin, an ideal weight, and stamina that cannot be matched. More often than not, the paleo eater seems to be the perfect picture of health and happiness.
But how does it work? What is the secret? There are a lot of moving parts that make the paleo diet work, but one of the biggest benefits is the way that it naturally reduces inflammation in the body. Inflammation is known as a ‘silent killer’ because it can help so many deadly illnesses and diseases to occur. To make matters worse, most of us deal with inflammation even though we do not realize it. If you find yourself getting sick frequently, feeling lethargic, or unable to lose weight then there is likely some amount of inflammation in the body, and that can pave the way for something more sinister. So while your doctor might tell you that you have developed asthma as a result of adult-onset allergies, in reality, there is likely inflammation in your body that is making your allergies unbearable and because those allergies are now unbearable, they may have set you up for full-blown asthma attacks. So while the inflammation itself did not cause your asthma, indirectly it is the root of your medical problems. Thankfully, it is times like these when paleo comes in to save the day.
However, paleo offers much more than simple inflammation relief. It also offers the ability for easy weight loss, and much of that comes from protein. Protein is essential to your overall health for many reasons. For starters, our bodies require protein for more than 50% of its functions. Everything from skin and nails to healthy bones has something to do with protein. But ironically many of us are protein deficient. This is another area where paleo comes in to save the day. Because eating paleo relies so heavily on the consumption of healthy meats, it will give your body a big boost in the protein department. Additionally, protein helps you to feel full, allowing you to go longer periods of time without feeling the need to eat.
Paleo also relies on foods that are in their ‘purest form’. Whether it is your fruits and veggies, your nuts, or seeds, anything that you eat that is paleo will have to be as close to nature as possible. This allows your body to take in and absorb nutrients like never before.
Are you ready for paleo to change your life? Then check the most pinned Paleo Dinners out.
Most-Pinned Paleo Diet Dinners on Pinterest
One Pan Tuscan Pork Chops from Sweet C’s
Mexican Zucchini and Beef from Low Carb Yum
Sweet and Spicy Chicken Fingers from The Endless Meal
Roasted Lemon Butter Garlic Shrimp and Asparagus from Carlsbad Cravings
One Pot Mexican Chicken Stir Fry from Sweet C’s
Coconut Shrimp Curry from Jo Cooks
Honey Spiced Glazed Chicken from Nutmeg Nanny
Skinny Orange Chicken from Add a Pinch
Thai Chicken Zucchini Noodles with Spicy Peanut Sauce from Joyful Healthy Eats
Paleo Taco Skillets & Paleo Taco Bowls from Sweet C’s
Bacon Wrapped Guacamole Stuffed Chicken from Closet Cooking
Paleo Turkey Stuffed Peppers from Bewitchin’ Kitchen
Chicken Pesto Paleo Spaghetti Squash from Paleo Running Momma
Garlic Butter Baked Salmon In Foil from Little Spice Jar
Italian Chicken Fingers from Taste of Lizzy T
Creamy Lemon Chicken with Asparagus and Mushrooms from Wholesomelicious
Easy Chicken Broccoli Casserole from Grass Fed Girl
Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos from Wicked Spatula
I hope these Paleo Diet meals inspire you to take on a more healthy lifestyle if you’ve not already. If you have, I hope these expand your arsenal of recipes. Let me know what you tried!