Paleo diet question

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SaraAnne

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Posted: 26 Apr 2010, 17:50
I'm big on orville redenbacher's all natural popcorn. Hypothetically... Is that allowed in the Paleo diet? I figure it comes from corn kernals and it's all natural... Or is that just wishful thinking?

Any thoughts??
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VeganLinz

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Posted: 26 Apr 2010, 18:27
I don't follow the paleo diet, but I can tell you that there is palm oil in that popcorn. Does the diet allow oils?
healsdata

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Posted: 26 Apr 2010, 20:44
My understanding of the paleo diet is that corn isn't allowed because it is a grain. Inversely, palm oil is a-ok.

Corn Is Not a Vegetable
Smart Fuel: Palm Oil

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wgb1020

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Posted: 26 Apr 2010, 23:40
Hey hon - sorry. Corn is a grain. No grains allowed in Paleo.
SaraAnne

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Posted: 27 Apr 2010, 08:44
OK that's kind of what i thought, but i was hoping i was wrong bc i LOVE my popcorn haha
Thanks for the info, guys!! Smile

good luck with everything,
Sara
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debklose

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Posted: 14 Aug 2012, 18:39
ohhhh crumbs......I am very new to Paleo Solutino....just 2 weeks into it. I also was curious about popcorn. Love it as a snack. I found a good one. All natural, gluten free, no butter, no sugars ...but it does have sunflower oil. I love it as an occasional snack with raw almonds. My biggest concern was ...is it a grain? My suspicion was it is....and so my seeking out, i found the answer......bummer. : (
Mexley86

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Posted: 14 Aug 2012, 19:14
Im doing Paleo and I just researched today and found out that there are two reasons why we cant have corn:
1. Yes it is a grain
2. Its not actually a naturally occuring plant. In Paleolithic times there was no such this as corn. Corn was genetically modified and created by breeding a grain and a grass.
paperiniko

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Posted: 15 Aug 2012, 03:40
ah well if it was not eaten by our monkey like ancestors then it must necessarily be bad, what do you know?...Surprised)



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