The Paleo diet is a lifestyle combination of fitness and diet that includes only whole, local, organic, and wild caught foods. It is called the Paleo diet because the principles are based off of human evolution. Paleo diets differ from group to group and person to person, but most people who practice Paleo agree on these three rules:
1. Only eat foods that can be picked or hunted in nature.
2. Avoid foods that cannot be eaten raw.
3. Only eat meat products from animals fed their natural food.
There are many Paleo friendly supplements available today. Most experts agree that the most important for the Paleo lifestyle are:
Probiotics– Prescript Assist is a highly recommended pro/prebiotic supplement. Prescript-Assist combines 29 nutrient rich, soil-based, pH-resistant organisms with Leonardite prebiotic to help re-establish the normal balance of “good” and “bad” bacteria in the intestine. Benefits inlcude supporting a healthy immunity, healthy digetion, and overall health. Prescript Assost is Paleo friendly, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Vegan friendly.
Omega 3s and Vitamin D- Healthy Fish Oil is high in omega 3s and vitamin D. Vitamin D and Omega 3 fatty acids can provide a number of health benefits, including stronger bones, lower blood pressure level, healthier cholesterol levels and aid in cognitive functioning. A Paleo Friendly source of fish oil is Green Pastures Fermented Cod Liver Oil. It comes in various flavors and forms.
Coconut Oil- Coconut Oil is a medium-chain fatty acids which makes it easier to digest and converted into energy. The medium-chain fatty acids found specifically in coconut oil also have the amazing ability to kill germs and viruses while simultaneously providing many important health benefits such as healthy skin, hair and nails.
Collagen/Gelatin- Collagen is found in every part of our body and is essential for the health of our bones, tendons, ligaments, skin, muscles, cartilage and more. Collagen is found in the hides and bones of animals, which most do not consume regularly. Supplementing with collagen restores your youth from the inside out, and helps prevent osteoporosis and other age related health issues.
It is recommended to always verify the sources of your supplements before taking them and purchase only 100% natural, non-toxic, filler and flo-agent free supplements from a reputable source for maximum health benefits.