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You can eat all the meat, fish, seafood and eggs you want.
You can eat all the non-starchy veggies you want
Moderate Fruit
Moderate nuts and seeds
No Grains or cereals at all
No legumes, beans, peanuts and soy
No processed foods, look at the ingredients
No sugars; white, brown, raw, agave etc.
No artificial sweeteners: stevia, sucrose, aspartame
Protein Should be the main portion of the meal
Free range vs farmed
Local Grassfed
Wild fish
Free roaming chickens
Carbs: Veggies
Non starchy! Have a variation and eat lots!
Try to buy local, in season, organic if possible
Carbs: Fruits
Good in moderation; nutrient value and glycemic load
Buy local, in season, organic if possible
Avoid genetically modified
Avoid fruit juices
Fats are good for you!
Good fat vs Bad fat
Cook with coconut and olive oil
Eat lots of avocados
Eat lots of unsweetened coconut flakes
Nuts are good in moderation; raw and unsalted (walnuts, pecans, macadamia)
Avoid canola, peanut, cottonseed, soybean and wheat germ oils
Avoid partially hydrogenated and highly refined
Avoid trans fats, fats damaged by heat
**Paleo trains your body to burn fat instead of carbs for energy.  Keeping your energy levels more stable**
The hardest part of this journey is the first step.

No Cheating

Replace your go to snacks with Paleo friendly ones
Own up to your “cheats” – do better than yesterday
What are you goals? loose weight vs maintain
What do you want to achieve? Improved WOD times, stronger, faster
Plan ahead!!!! This is very important – be prepared to face the “bad foods”
Always have a snack and water on hand
Know what your meals are going to be
Eating out and family meals – know what is available for you and how to make them fit your needs