Is a bake potato on the paleo diet?
No, baked potatoes are not part of a Paleo (Palaeolithic) diet.
The paleo diet is so named after the paleolithic period, a time in human history that was pre-agriculture. This means that humans were on a 'hunter-gatherer' diet, consisting of fewer refined foods. The paleo diet excludes items such as refined sugars, grains, legumes, potatoes, dairy products and processed oils.
The Paleo diet consists of foods that humans ate during the 'hunter-gatherer' stage of evolution. Foods that are included on this diet are: meats (including pork, poultry, red meat and fish), vegetables and fruits, nuts and oils (including olive oil). The key with the Paleo diet is to avoid dairy products, refined sugars and anything with grains in it.
In my personal opinion, I would consider the Paleo diet as one of the best and cheapest diet programs available. The Paleo diet is based off of one simple principal, if a caveman couldn't have eaten it then neither can you. This diet includes a lot of protein from fish and meats with plenty of fruits and vegetables.
The Paleo (Paleolithic) diet is a wonderful and safe diet for health and the treatment of many diet related diseases. It is also a weight loss diet. The Paleo or Paleolithic diet diet has been used successfully in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), insulin resistance, congestive heart failure, diabetes type 2, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), allergies, acne, menopause, inflammation, asthma, arthritis, joint pains, carbohydrate cravings, food addictions, binge eating, mood disorders and other…