Paleo can be an effective approach for many lifestyle changes – whether it’s weight loss, blood sugar regulation, or helping alleviate chronic inflammation in the body.
We have shared a few of our readers’ stories on the site. We love hearing about your Paleo journeys – because no one’s is the same. And it is a great reminder about how consistency and determination can change your life.
So – if you’re looking for some inspiration to make a diet change, I have another reader’s story I want to share with you this week.
This one comes from James B, and he let us do a little Q & A with him. We hope you enjoy reading his perspective on how a Paleo approach changed his life.
What was your life like before Paleo?
Before Paleo, I was in denial. About my health, about my life, and about my first marriage. I felt bad constantly. I ate horribly. And all the time. Taking control, and cutting my carbs and going to de facto paleo allowed me to control my life and break my bad food habits/addictions
How did you find Paleo?
I stumbled into Paleo/Primal through a low carb lifestyle. I was going ‘Paleo’ the whole time and never new it! I remember reading my first paleo/primal article about 5 years ago and I thought to myself, ‘I’ve been doing this for years!’
What specifically did you change (in terms of diet and lifestyle)?
I changed my diet mainly. And I added exercise back into my life.
What was your first step into the Paleo world?
I would say researching into low carb and the effects of grains on the body back in 2003 was my first step
What was the hardest part of your transition?
I never found it hard! Once I started researching into it, I saw it as crystal clear! ‘I can continue to eat this way, and poison myself every day, or I can get healthy.’
How did you stick with this lifestyle over time?
Again, I never felt it hard to stick to the lifestyle. I’ve never really missed food items. Sure, I have a donut every once in a while. But I…
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