Nutrition

Paleo Foods:

  • Lean beef (trimmed of visible fat)
  • Beef Jerky (check label for added sugar)
  • Flank steak
  • Top sirloin steak
  • Extra-lean hamburger
  • Lean veal
  • Lean pork (trimmed of visible fat)
  • Pork loin
  • Pork chops,lean poultry
  • Chicken breast
  • Turkey breast
  • Eggs
  • Bass
  • Bluefish
  • Cod
  • Eel
  • Grouper
  • Haddock
  • Halibut
  • Herring
  • Red snapper
  • Salmon
  • Scrod
  • Shark
  • Striped bass
  • Tilapia
  • Trout
  • Tuna
  • Clams
  • Crab
  • Crayfish
  • Lobster
  • Mussels
  • Oysters
  • Scallops
  • Shrimp
  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Avocado
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cherries
  • Cranberries
  • Grapefruit
  • Grapes
  • Honeydew melon
  • Kiwi
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Nectarine
  • Orange
  • Passion fruit
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Pineapple
  • Plums
  • Pomegranate
  • Raspberries
  • Rhubarb
  • Star fruit
  • Strawberries
  • Tangerine
  • Watermelon
  • Artichoke
  • Asparagus
  • Beets
  • Bell peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Collards
  • Cucumber
  • Eggplant
  • Green onion
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Parsley
  • Parsnip
  • Peppers
  • Pumpkin
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Tomato
  • Turnip greens
  • Almonds
  • Brazil nuts
  • Cashews
  • Chestnuts
  • Hazelnuts
  • Macadamia nuts
  • Pecans
  • Pine nuts
  • Pistachios (unsalted)
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Walnuts
  • Olive oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Bacon
  • Sausage
  • Chicken wings
  • Ribs
  • Canola oil
  • Flaxseed oil
  • Quinoa
  • Dried fruit
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Coffee
  • Red Wine
  • Tequila
  • Deli meat
Foods to avoid:

  • All processed foods made with any dairy products
  • Butter
  • Cheese
  • Cream
  • Dairy spreads
  • Frozen yogurt
  • Ice cream
  • Milk
  • Nonfat dairy creamer
  • Yogurt
  • Barley (barley soup, barley bread, and all processed foods made with barley)
  • Corn (corn on the cob, corn tortillas, corn chips, corn starch, corn syrup)
  • Millet
  • Oats (steel-cut oats, rolled oats, and all processed foods made with oats) ***Subtract 3 instead of 5 points for plain oatmeal.
  • Rice (brown rice, white rice, top ramen, rice noodles, bas mati rice, rice cakes, Ricebas mati rice, rice cakes, Rice flour (all processed foods made with rice)
  • Rye (rye bread, rye crackers, and all processed foods made with rye)
  • Wheat (bread, rolls, muffins, noodles, crackers, cookies, cake, doughnuts, pancakes, waffles, pasta, spaghetti,lasagna, wheat tortillas, pizza, pita bread, flat bread, and all processed foods made with wheat or wheat flour)
  • Wild rice
  • Amaranth
  • Buckwheat
  • All beans ( black beans, broad beans,  field beans, garbanzo beans, horse beans, kidney beans, lima beans, navy beans, pinto beans, red beans, string beans, white beans)
  • Black-eyed peas
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Miso
  • Peanut butter
  • Peanuts
  • Snowpeas
  • Sugar snap peas
  • Soybeans and all soybean products
  • All sugary soft drinks and diet beverages
  • Gatorade
  • Vitamin water
  • Coke
  • Diet Coke
  • Canned, bottled, and freshly squeezed fruit drinks (which lack the fiber of fresh fruit and have a much higherglvcemic index)
  • White wine
  • Vodka
  • Gin
  • Rum
  • Beer
  • Sweet and Low
  • Splenda
  • Equal
  • Processed salad dressings
  • BBQ sauce
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard (unless just mustard seeds and vinegar; check the label)
  • Miracle Whip
  • Anything made with soybean oil
  • Anything made with high fructose corn syrup
  • Anything with added sugar