Paleo diet question

previous topic · next topic
SaraAnne

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 5

      quote  
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??
"Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels (:"
VeganLinz

Joined: Mar 10
Posts: 37

      quote  
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

Joined: Jul 07
Posts: 529

      quote  
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

Quote:
"There's no doubt that the Atkins diet will lower your cholesterol, weight and blood pressure and get rid of your diabetes, but then what?" asked Dr. Robert Rosati, the cardiologist who runs The Rice Diet Program Clinic, granddaddy of Durham's diet centers.

I guess there's really no pleasing some people. Laughing (Source: http://bit.ly/ekORk0)
wgb1020

Joined: Dec 09
Posts: 1

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

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 5

      quote  
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
"Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels (:"
debklose

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 1

      quote  
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

Joined: Mar 12
Posts: 3

      quote  
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

Joined: Jul 11
Posts: 343

      quote  
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)



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

DIETING
AM FEELING REALY NICE BECAUSE IAM ABLE TO UNDERSTAND COMPLETELY HOW MY WEIGHT OPERATES I CAN LITERALY SUBTRUCT OR ADD WEIGHT WHEN YOU CHOOSE A REGIME STAY WITH IT UNTILL IT MAKES SENCE. I HAVE LEARNED ...
by johnmwoya on 20 Jan 17 01:30 PM
Anyone bulking?
Are you sure you should be eating that many calories? I realize you're trying to bulk, but I think that might be overkill, and you'll put on unwanted fat. www.musclehack.com/how-many-ca... What ...
by an00bis on 19 Jan 17 05:46 PM
Subscribe To WeBMd Or Forget The Whole Exercise!
Thanks Paul, Hope you get a lot of benefit from this publication, I have! cheers Tony
by Crookedriver on 19 Jan 17 04:42 PM
Revamped EVOLVE
[img]https://si.wsj.net/public... After a couple year hiatus, I have decided to get EVOLVE back up and running. I cleaned house...but all old members are welcome back. The purpose of the EVOLVE group ...
by MN2SC on 19 Jan 17 01:09 PM
My achievement :)
BRAVO I was pregnant became a lot of weight started to loose with from 108 kg. I'm doing the same but counting calories and fitness at home 30 min exercise and 30 min elliptical from 5 th Jan I l ...
by artamillaku on 19 Jan 17 11:17 AM