1. The Paleolithic Diet is for Zealots
2. All You can Eat are Meats and Vegetables
While free-range and grass-fed meats, seafood and fresh vegetables rich in proteins and other nutrients are staples of the Paleolithic diet, a wide variety of roots, fruits, seeds and nuts are encouraged for Paleo dieting.
3. The Paleo Diet is High in Fat
4. Many Vegetables are Not AllowedBecause the Paleolithic diet was designed to be hunter-gatherer friendly, most vegetables are Paleo-friendly.
5. You Cannot Consume Oils
6. Sugar is Not Allowed
Sugars that are found in fruits are staples of the Paleo diet, although high-sugar fruits such as bananas, oranges and watermelon should be eaten only in moderation.
7. You Cannot Eat Nuts
8. The Paleolithic Diet is Hard to Follow
9. You Don’t Lose Weight on the Paleolithic Diet
10. Paleo Dieters Don’t Drink Alcohol
Alcohol, strictly speaking, is not generally considered to be a healthy and Paleo beverage option, but if your diet requires a little more flexibility there are some forms of alcohol that may be both healthier than others and derived from hunter-gatherer sources.