Foods to Eat on the Paleo Diet

What is paleo diet or nutrition? Paleo nutrition is about eating nutritious herbal meals. So which types of meals are in and what is out?


Leafy Greens

Examples of leafy greens come with:

  • Spinach
  • Beet vegetables
  • Mustard vegetables
  • Dandelion vegetables
  • Lettuce

Cruciferous Greens

Examples of cruciferous greens are:

  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Kale
  • Cabbage
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Bok choy
  • Radish
  • Swiss chard
  • Rapini

Cucurbitaceous Greens

Examples of cucurbitaceous veggies are:

  • Zucchini
  • Sour melon/ sour gourd
  • Cucumber
  • Pumpkin
  • Squash

Root Greens

Examples of root veggies are:

  • Carrots
  • Beets
  • Rutabagas
  • Cassava

Nightshade greens are:

  • Eggplant
  • Tomatoes
  • Peppers
  • Flooring cherries
  • Tomatillos
  • Pimentos

Starchy greens are:

  • Candy potatoes
  • Yam
  • Beets
  • Butternut squash
  • Acorn squash

Note:  Paleo diets should also include paleo fruits, meats (organic meats) and some seafood.


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