When a person decides to become optimal and eats a paleo/primal diet, there are many changes that occur to one’s RNA/DNA and to our epigenetic switches. Many of these bio-machinations will take months to give the full hormonal response, but there are some potential issues that can exist when a person implements a change to their life. One of the big issues to initially delineate is: What kind of paleo diet are you instituting? Many people eat a lot of grass-fed skeletal meat and avoid all offal at first. Others cut their carbs while others car-load based upon their activity levels. Some use a high-protein approach to control hunger, while others use a low protein approach if they are running a vegetarian regime. This blog will attempt to outline what someone might supplement if they are eating a standard paleo diet as outlined in a Paleo 1.0 book. I recommend that people with disease consider altering their template to the Brain Gut 6: Epi-Paleo Rx. Your lipid profile will thank you! It is all about avoiding the dehydration in the change over from paleo to the Brain Gut 6: Epi-Paleo Rx.
Most people making the change to this lifestyle are coming from diet that is usually not optimal, like a SAD (Standard American Diet). Moreover, the USA food supply is so altered that most Americans are not getting the full nutritional value that they could or should get, that our counterparts in the rest of the world are getting, because of the practices in the food and agricultural industry. These practices have been allowed to occur by the USDA and federal governments inaction on many fronts. Recent decisions favoring Monsanto being able to genetically modify seeds and alfalfa are examples. They have gone after small farmers who are farming organically or farmers who produce raw dairy products. They have have also tried to make the lives of companies like Nutiva and Tropical Traditions miserable with regulations to protect genetically modified foods whose origins are usually from Monsanto. Given this legal and regulatory environment, we each have to make some adjustments to offset the losses of nutrient density in foods available in America. I think the world needs to pay attention to this, because we are major exporters of our foods globally. This is really bad news for the world.Continue Reading