CrossFittter’s follow a specific way of life when it comes to our nutrition. It’s called Paleo. Here’s a rundown of the benefits. The adherents of Paleo diets have reported the following improvements in their health markers: …
•Reduction of body fat percentage/weightloss, and increase in muscle mass with no change in exercise.
•Reduction of fasting blood glucose levels, in some cases allowing for the elimination of diabetes medication.
•Reduction in triglyceride levels and increase in HDL levels, in some cases allowing for the elimination of cholesterol medication.
•Reduction in blood pressure, in some cases allowing for the elimination of blood pressure medication.
•The Paleo Diet is naturally high in fiber. Fiber reduces the chance of constipation, helps to lower cholesterol and also lowers your risk for coronary heart disease and diabetes. Fiber also is a weight-loss aid.
•It’s unprocessed. It reduces bloat. It’s high in fruits and vegetables. It’s high in healthy fats. It’s filling.
These health markers are the key predictors of chronic diseases such as metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and coronary heart disease. This is why it is important for us to share the Paleo wisdom with the public, and help combat the chronic disease epidemic that is sweeping the industrialized world today.