Paleo food pyramid

Paleo Food PyramidSource: Club Fritch

This food pyramid explains what are the best things to eat on a paleo diet. At the core of this diet are healthy fats, meats and non-starchy vegetables. Right on top is dairy, although I must confess that I eat cheese on an obscene scale.

Gains, legumes and sugar should not be consumed at all, although Mark’s Daily Apple classifies legumes as “ok” in small quantities.

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Source: The Perfect Health Diet

This is another food pyramid that is quite good. It’s more inclusive than the traditional paleo diet because of the inclusion of “safe starches” as a major part of the diet. This is more similar to how I eat.

This is a huge contrast to the standard food pyramid published by most governments and the World Health Organisation. Here is the one used by Singapore’s Health Promotion Board:

HPB Food Pyramid

Source: Singapore Health Promotion Board

7 thoughts on “Paleo food pyramid”

  1. It never ceases to amaze me how dumb those that are leading us can be at times. Thank goodness we don’t have to do what they say and can find out better ways ourself. Thanks for bringing this to light even though I am not surprised they both get it wrong. I hear Singapore is a beautiful place, I will visit one day…Dreams aren’t they great?

    1. I think the Singapore government, and many other governments around the world, is following the lead of the US… Wondering when the US will change its tune…?

  2. Eating correctly is the way but common sense is sometimes difficult to find especially in the US. I know because I lived there for a few years and am glad to be home again. We can live and hope they eventually understand they have a greater responsibility than most other countries to the rest of the world.

  3. There are too many different diets out there that can be very confusing to a lot of people. Hope there are more healthy eating education in primary and secondary school. Focus more on digestion and food preparation are an important part to better health.

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