CrossFit South Rockland

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Paleo Basics

Paleo Basics
What's IN
Lean Meat (all you want): beef (sirloin, petite), pork (tenderloin, sirloin, center cut), lamb, chicken breast, turkey breast, any fish, sardines, shrimp, scallops, crab, any seafood, whole eggs, & egg whites.
Not-so-lean Meat (occasionally): bacon, sausage, & marbled steaks
Most Veggies (all you want): except potatoes, corn, beans, & peas (legumes)
Any Fruit (never eaten alone and only in moderation if you want to lose weight)
Nuts & Seeds and their butters (no peanuts! and eaten in moderation if trying to lose weight)
Flavors: any spices, any herbs, tomato paste, crushed tomato, chicken broth, salsa, coconut milk, coconut oil, olive oil, avocado oil, walnut oil
ONLY in Extreme Moderation (think cheat meals only): honey, stevia leaves, agave nectar
What's OUT
No Sugar Or Artificial Sugar: Equal, Splenda, Stevia powder, pure cane, corn syrup, fructose, molasses, maltodextrin, etc

No Junk Food: cakes, desserts, cookies, candy, chocolate, pastries, chips, crackers, ice cream, snack foods, etc

No Grains: wheat or corn products, rice, pasta, bread, oatmeal, cereals, etc

No Legumes/Beans: peanuts, peas, soy, tofu, anything that says “bean”, etc

No Dairy: milk, butter, yogurt, cheese, cream, ½ & ½, etc

No Processed, Man-Made Stuff

Individual Food Articles by Monique:
(Check the Newsletter Archives for more)

Eat Better & Improve Your Life (May09)
Paleo Nutrition 2 (Feb09)
Paleo Nutrition 1 (Oct08)
Sample Menu
Food Matrix

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