Some skepticism is definitely lurking in the back of my mind about the benefits of the Paleo diet. I’ve been doing this for over two weeks now, and I haven’t noticed much difference in how I feel. Not much at all.
Like I mentioned a few days ago, when I was exactly two weeks into the challenge, there have been a few changes. The main one — by far — is that I’m not hungry between meals. Otherwise, I feel about the same. Maybe slightly healthier, maybe. That could be from all the salads I’m eating, along with the absence of any bread.
But I have yet to experience any dramatic improvements by eating this way. And I’m started to get a little impatient. I mean, there’s so many blogs touting the amazing results people get by eating this way, like the 12 pages of success stories on Mark’s Daily Apple, for example.
Is this because I need to give it more time? (Patience isn’t always one of my strong suits.)
Is this because I haven’t been strict enough with my plan for the diet, since I’m allowing coffee cream, wine and chocolate in with all the meat and vegetables?
Or is it because the Paleo diet isn’t the amazing cure-all that so many make it out to be?