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Why should we avoid Processed Foods when we are on Paleo Diet?

Why should we avoid Processed Foods when we are on Paleo Diet
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I hope your Paleo Diet is going on very well. You may read this article because you are on it. As your know, Paleo Diet is More of Raw thing, which means the Paleolithic Period is 2.5 Million years back, during that period meat, Fruits, vegetables, and nuts were only eaten.

Dairy and processed foods which we are using mostly now are not consumed during that period, so these foods are should be avoided when you are with a Paleo Diet.

Complete list of foods NOT ALLOWED TO EAT on the Paleo Diet:

It’s a hard day when you have to say goodbye to these meals when you first begin your paleo diet adventure, but after you get started, it’s lot simpler and you’ll discover there are even better paleo replacements for them. The following is an extensive list of items that are NOT ALLOWED on the paleo diet.


  • Butter
  • Cheese
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Non-fat dairy creamer
  • Skim milk
  • 2% milk
  • Whole milk (sometimes)
  • Dairy spreads
  • Cream cheese
  • Powdered milk
  • Yogurt
  • Pudding
  • Frozen Yogurt
  • Ice Milk
  • Low fat milk
  • Ice cream

Soft drinks

  • Coke
  • Sprite
  • Pepsi
  • Mountain Dew
  • Fanta
  • Mirinda
  • Dr pepper
  • Diet pepsi
  • Diet Coke
  • Diet Mountain Dew
  • And all other Carbonated Drinks

Fruit Juices

  • Apple Juice
  • Orange Juice
  • Grape Juice
  • Strawberry Juice
  • Chinola Juice
  • Starfruit Juice
  • Mango Juice
  •  And all other Fruit Juices


  • Cereals
  • Bread
  • English Muffin
  • Toast
  • Sandwiches
  • Triscuits
  • Wheat Thins
  • Crackers
  • Oatmeal
  • Cream of Wheat
  • Corn
  • Wheat

 All beans 

  •  Black Beans
  •  Broad Beans
  •  Fava Beans
  •  Garbanzo Beans
  •  Horse Beans
  •  Kidney Beans
  •  Lima Beans
  •  Mung Beans
  •  Adzuki Beans
  •  Navy Beans
  •  Pinto Beans
  •  Red Beans
  •  Green Beans
  •  String Beans
  •  White Beans  

All Peas


  • Black Eyed Peas (and yes, you should also avoid the
  • band)
  • Chickpeas
  • Snowpeas
  • Sugar snap peas
  • Peanuts
  • Peanut butter
  • Miso
  • Lentils
  • Lupins
  • Mesquite
  • Soybeans
  • All soybean products and derivatives
  • Tofu

Fatty Meats

  • Spam
  • Hot Dogs
  • Other low-quality meats

Salty Foods


Starchy Vegetables



  • Candy bars 
  •  Snickers
  •  Snickers Peanut Butter
  •  100 Grand
  •  Butterfinger
  •  Milky Way
  •  Reeses (NOOOO!)
  •  Payday
  •  M&Ms
  •  Hershey’s
  •  Nestle Crunch
  •  Almond Joy
  •  Mounds
  •  Reese’s Fast Break
  •  Reeses’ Pieces
  •  Twix
  •  Twix Peanut Butter
  • Sugars
  • Honey (sometimes allowed in moderation)



You have got your complete foods list to avoid when you are on a paleo diet. This avoidable foods list may surprise you because listed foods are what we eat much in our routine life. But Now you are with a paleo diet, so you must avoid those foods to get the full results on your paleo diet.

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