If you are considering or already following the Paleo diet, you should know something really important first. The Paleo diet is an excellent diet for some people, but it is the wrong diet for many others. The most important thing to realize about any diet is that it doesn’t work for everyone. There is not one eating regimen that works across the board for everyone because all our bodies are different. Very different.
So why exactly do some people thrive on the Paleo diet and others seem to wither?
How do you digest?
One of the most basic variances among people is their digestion. We don’t all process food in the same way, which means that we don’t assimilate the same nutrients from the same food. One person might eat a salad and absorb a lot of vitamins from the plants, while another person will not have enough hydrochloric acid to break down the raw vegetables enough to get the same benefit. People with lower stomach acid will instead gain more by eating well cooked foods, especially meats and vegetables. They can also receive more benefit from eating grains because they are often easier for them to digest. The paleo diet may not suit them as well as it would a person with naturally high acidity.
Raw or cooked?
How do you know if the Paleo diet is great for your body and whether or not you should eat salads or cooked veggie casseroles? The answers can be found in a breakthrough program, called ph360, that collects information to determine your biotrend. Your biotrend is a collection of tendencies of your body, including how you digest food. It is based on Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, Anthropometry and more, which together tell the program a lot about your body.
First it determines your biotrend: endomorph, ectomorph or mesomorph. Then the program breaks it down again, similar to Pitta, Kapha and Vata, and combinations of these three. More details are added using Chinese Medicine. Ancestral information is gathered, lifestyle, phenotype and much more. With thousands of complex algorithms and technology, the program can tell you if Paleo, Raw Food, Mediterranean or other dietary considerations are best for your body. It actually gives you a food prescription specific to you, considering your health at present. It can be updated to reflect changes and the food suggestions change with the seasons as well as your health.
Beyond food it gives you your best location, career suggestions, social information and more, all based on who you are, unique of anyone else.
Again, one size doesn’t fit all. We are all individuals, so should our diet be and our choices for career, environment and more. ph360 is jumping to a new level. As technology grows, so does the program’s ability to coach the user into perfect health and tell you if Paleo is right for you. Feel free to check out the next generation coming soon, and get a discount on better health with a coach called Shae™.