Paleo diet refers to sticking to a diet plan that primarily includes foods that were being eaten by our pre-historic ancestors who belonged to the Paleolithic age. It stresses on excluding processed, refined and modified foods from our diet and taking crops, eggs and meat grown from natural sources. This diet is said to help combat our new age lifestyle-based diseases.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 40 year old female, and I weigh 88 kg and my height is 160 cm. I am a vegetarian but I eat eggs. I am planning to start paleo diet to reduce my weight and before starting the diet, I got a blood test done. I am attaching my reports. Please suggest a vegetarian diet chart. What ty... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and according to it, you can go on a paleo diet. Which is good for your weight maintenance. But remember a vegetarian diet lacks some essential protein, which can only be supplied by non-veg... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, Is paleo diet really good to lose weight? It appears that the paleo diet does not have anything much for vegetarians. I want to follow a paleo vegetarian diet to lose about 15-20 kg of weight. I am a thyroid patient and taking Thyronorm 50 mcg for the past 15 years. I also have high B... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to Icliniq.com. Well, paleo diet is good in a sense of restricting your diet, but as you said you have irregular periods too. That means sufficient amount of nutrition might not be reaching your body. So better have some non-vegetarian food products which are excellent source of prote... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old male. I am 91 kg, and my height is 5 feet and 2 inches. My cholesterol levels are high, and I am over weight. I have hypertension, and I am taking tablets for cholesterol. I need a Paleo diet chart. Please help me. I am attaching my recent reports. Read Full »
Answer: Hello Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and saw a marked elevation of cholesterol levels with low vitamin D levels. So, it is very much necessary to take up a strict diet so that you get all your vitals to a near normal range. Firs... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,I started my paleo in the month of November wherein my HbA1c was almost 10, continued strictly for 100 days and in February HbA1c was 6.5 without taking medicines. Afterwards, cheating started and now it is 8.8. Also, there are some imbalances in the blood report. Now, I am assuring you... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Paleo or Keto diet is not sustainable, as it is elimination and crash diet, especially for morbidly obese people. It not only about bringing sugar levels down, also it should not cause any nutritional deficiency, which may happen with paleo. Having higher intake of ... Read Full »