Vancouver Sun article: Does the Paleo Diet Really Work?

SunRun Training Week 8: A Critical Look at the Paleo Diet

healthy-chick-peasMy article in Monday's Vancouver Sun is all about the Paleo diet. As diets go, it is effective and is relatively healthy but drops the ball by excluding some key foods. The Paleo diet result in faster weight loss than other diets, but a lot of the lost weight is muscle loss.

When diets cut out carbs, our bodies start to break down our own muscles for fuel. Healthy carbs like fruits, legumes, whole grains and dairy are great recovery foods after exercise.

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    Cristina is now offering Elite Dietitians, a virtual library of Online Sport Nutrition Courses for young athletes, sports clubs and teams including soccer, hockey and swimming! 

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