Creator of the Paleo Diet Publishes First-Ever Cookbook

Dr. Loren Cordain's Paleolithic diet was the most Googled diet of 2013.
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Next up in our heat index one of the hottest ways to lose weight, the Paleo diet which is popular with celebrities. And the leading expert on the diet has written his first cookbook and ABC has more. Soon to be mom Jessica Beal swears by it. Megan fox is also a follower. The Paleo diet is more popular than ever before and now its secrets revealed in a cookbook by founder Dr. Kordane. Our genes haven't changed a whole lot in the last 50,000 years. We do quite well on the genetic genetics. The idea is to eat foods our ancestors ate years ago. He claims you'll stay in shape and protect yourself better from heart disease and diabetes. One secret, following the diet can help reduce or eliminate acne. The hard part, eating only grass-fed meat, fish and veggies and staying away from sugar, wheat, grains and dairy. Here's another secret. You can cheat. He recommends following the diet at least 85% of the time. When you are on it, he says you can swap out snacks like potato chips with veggie chips. We have sliced sweet potato chips. I wouldn't have thought this would taste good. It tastes really good. Or instead of granola. We have cashews and nuts. The downfall is missing out on certain foods that we feel are important to have in one's diet such as rich in fiber and other good nutrients. When we eliminate those, all the other foods fill in and make the diet much healthier. Staying ahead of the fitness curve by throwing back to the stone ages. For "Good morning America" aditi Roy ABC news, Denver, Colorado. Like it? Yeah. I like the cheat factor just a little bit. Just a little bit helps you stick to it. We were both saying it seems to make sense. Going back to your roots. Yep. Experts suggest talking to your doctor though before starting this or any new diet. And the real Paleo diet cookbook is available in stores now.

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