Practical Paleo: A Customized Approach To Health And A Whole-foods Lifestyle by Diane SanfilippoPractical Paleo: A Customized Approach To Health And A Whole-foods Lifestyle by Diane Sanfilippo

Practical Paleo: A Customized Approach To Health And A Whole-foods Lifestyle

byDiane SanfilippoPhotographed byBill StaleyForeword byRobb Wolf

Paperback | August 7, 2012

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Our great-grandmothers didn't need nutrition lessons—then again, they weren't forced to wade through aisle after aisle of packaged foods touting outlandish health claims and confusing marketing jargon. Over the last few decades, we've forgotten what "real food" is—and we're left desperately seeking foods that will truly nourish our bodies. We're disillusioned with the "conventional wisdom" for good reason—it's gotten us nowhere.

Achieving optimal health without calorie-counting, diet foods, or feelings of deprivation has never been easier. Practical Paleo explains why avoiding both processed foods and foods marketed as "healthy"—like grains, legumes, and pasteurized dairy—will improve how you look and feel and lead to lasting weight loss. Even better—you may reduce or completely eliminate symptoms associated with common health disorders!

Practical Paleo is jam-packed with over 120 easy recipes, all with special notes about common food allergens including nightshades and FODMAPs. Meal plans are also included, and are designed specifically to support:

immune health (autoimmune conditions)
blood sugar regulation (diabetes 1 & 2, hypoglycemia)
digestive health (leaky gut, IBS & IBD)
multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndromethyroid health (hypo and hyper - Hashimotos, Graves)
heart health (cholesterol & blood pressure)
neurological health (Parkinson's & Alzheimer's)
cancer recovery
fat loss
athletic performance
a "squeaky-clean" Paleo approach

Practical Paleo is the resource you'll reach for again and again, whether you're looking for information on healthy living, delicious recipes, or easy-to-understand answers to your questions about how a Paleo lifestyle can benefit you, your family, and your friends.
Diane Sanfilippo holds a BS from Syracuse University and is a Certified Nutrition Consultant who specializes in blood sugar regulation and digestive health. Diane writes for her popular health blog, works with clients 1:1, teaches Paleo nutrition seminars nationwide and has a top-rated weekly podcast in iTunes, "T...
Title:Practical Paleo: A Customized Approach To Health And A Whole-foods LifestyleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:August 7, 2012Publisher:Victory Belt PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1936608758

ISBN - 13:9781936608751


Rated 4 out of 5 by from really nice and easy to use book great book, very easy recipes and lots of information.
Date published: 2016-08-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite cook book I cook a lot and own a lot of cook books. This is by far my favorite. All of the meals are delicious and healthy.
Date published: 2016-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! Great book, borrowed from the library first! Great book for us newbies starting this paleo lifestyles!
Date published: 2015-08-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good food book I bought the book about three weeks ago. I have nearly read the book. The book gave me a different insight on food and its values, good or not so good. Easy to read but can be technical, which is okay because it gave me something to think about and re-evaluate my thinking on food values. The recipes are all good if you like to try them. I'm pleased that I purchased and read this book, I would recommend this book.
Date published: 2015-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hands-on, Comprehensive and Easy to Read A must for any paleo enthusiast. One of the best reference manuals out there. Presents a detailed look at the paleo lifestyle, while also providing multiple 30-day meal plans and recipes with great photos and details, as well as annexed reference sheets.
Date published: 2015-01-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dissapointing, not worth the money. Many reviews and articles I read about this book mentioned how many egg free recipes there were. I have an allergy to eggs, as well as celiac disease and the hope of finding egg-less ideas was the entire reason I purchased the book. There is not a single egg free pancake or muffin recipe in the whole book, and the substitutions offered are not very good. For example, under the sweet potato recipe the no egg modification is to "saute the ingredients to create a delicious hash". BORING. The main dish recipes are nothing special. Save yourself the $30 and look up paleo recipes on google or pintrest. The one redeming thing about this book is that it may be good for someone who needs a lot of info on how to clean up their diet.
Date published: 2014-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING This recipe book is absolutely amazing. Every single recipe I've made is fantastic, simple, and delicious. Tonight I made the lamb chops with olive tapenade, and my husband thought he was at a restaurant. Soooo happy that we can eat healthy and gourmet at the same time. THANK YOU SO MUCH to the author of this fabulous book - Diane Sanfilippo. (I could go on and on - the spices, the avocado pudding, the information about travelling...etc., etc....THANK YOU!
Date published: 2014-07-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Practical basics Good base to paleo eating
Date published: 2014-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's got you covered! I received this book for Christmas, and it is great; so much information on helping with different dietary restrictions and needs. The recipes we have tried so far have been delicious, even the kids are loving them.
Date published: 2014-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pratical Paleo Awesome, can't wait to start cooking.
Date published: 2013-08-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Paleo Starter Book I've just started eating Paleo and this is the first book I bought. It provides a great overview of the Paleo diet (lifestyle) itself, as well as some tasty recipes. It is very reader-friendly and a great resource for anyone considering venturing down the Paleo diet path.
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Content is OK, Kobo eBook is broken Can't say much negative about the quality of Diane's work, however quality of Kobo eBook is very low (used on an Android tablet). Not a big fan of Kobo platform as it lacks features of FBReader and other great readers out there, this eBook makes things worse. Most of inline links lead to *wrong* content, like links to recipes. Any time I clicked on one ended up with wrong recipe. Prior to purchase of this book did a research and Kindle version of it was plagued with problems too. Sounds like either publisher did a poor job supplying malformed content to Kobo-Kindle or in both cases converters killed the book. Waiting 1-2min for page turns or navigation jumps is a joke. I have not experienced that with any other book on the same device using "normal readers" like CoolReader and FBReader. Bottom line: looks like all text is there, making it somewhat on-par with printed version, however eBook features are broken and Kobo software makes things even worse by being unable to follow non-linear navigation.
Date published: 2013-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing book for beginners When I first started eating Paleo PRactical Paleo was a life saver! I love how she lays out all the info in a way you can understand and her meal plans are the easiest way to get started. The meals are amazing and we stuck to it 100% for our 30 days with the help of this book.
Date published: 2012-12-14

Editorial Reviews

"Practical Paleo is a gold mine for those new to the Paleo diet or struggling to integrate it into their everyday lives. I've always believed that personalization is the key to long-term success, and Diane's 30-Day Meal Plans will help you achieve just that. Practical Paleo will prove to be a resource I recommend to my patients and online community again and again."—Chris Kresser, LA.c, integrative-medicine practitioner