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Decoding The Paleo Diet

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Chris Kresser and integrative medicine practitioner and author of the book, "Your Personal Paleo Code"

"Your Personal Paleo Code: The 3-Step Plan to Lose Weight, Reverse Disease, and Stay Fit and Healthy for Life," by Chris Kresser.

If you think choosing what's best to eat is a piece of cake, maybe you're choosing the wrong food group.

Discussions of diet have some people arguing that our modern use of grains, including bread and cake, is unhealthy. The premise of the "paleo diet" says we're best off going back to the kind of diet that preceded the agricultural revolution of early human civilization.

It's the kind of diet we can assume our hunter-gatherer forebears ate.

Writer Chris Kresser was in the midst of a health crisis when he discovered the paleo diet, and he says it changed his health and his life.

He's now an integrative medicine specialist. He says he's helping others find natural solutions to health problems and chronic diseases.

Kresser's new book, "Your Personal Paleo Code," offers a three-step process for people to design their own paleo-based diet.

Kresser will be speaking at Warwicks books on Monday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

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