The Caveman Diet: Foods to Avoid

The Caveman Diet: Foods to Avoid

Obviously, foods that increase the likelihood of disease should be avoided: sugar, white flour, hydrogenated fat, food preservatives (such as nitrates and nitrites), and the many artificial flavoring and coloring agents.

While it may be virtually impossible to eliminate all of these undesirable substances from your diet (it can be frustrating even to try), it is possible to cut intake as much as 85% by substituting food from the “Foods to Eat Liberally” category.

Of all the foods to be avoided, sugar and fat are the most harmful. Sugar is a prominent
factor in the development of overweight conditions, diabetes, hypoglycemia, dental cavities, periodontal disease, kidney stones, urinary tract infections, cardiovascular disease, intestinal cancer, diverticulosis, indigestion, hormone disorders, and mental illness. Fat is associated with arteriosclerotic disease and cancer.

 

Sugar

Much harmful sugar is consumed unknowingly. Check labels carefully on the products you buy. Select unsweetened varieties when you have a choice. Refrain from using table sugar and from adding it to home-cooked foods.

White Flour

Restrict your intake, as much as possible, of baked goods made from white flour: white bread, saltine and other crackers, rolls, buns, noodles, macaroni, spaghetti and sweetened baked goods. Don’t let the label “enriched flour” fool you. Remember, of the twenty-odd different vitamins, minerals and amino acids removed during the transformation of wheat into white flour, only four are put back.

Hydrogenated Fat

Hydrogenated (hardened or saturated) vegetable oils, such as oleomargarine, solid cooking fat made from vegetable oil, and coffee whiteners (coffee, too) should be eliminated from your diet.

Meats

Beef, pork, ham, lamb, venison, bear and elk are to be strictly avoided unless organically grown and extremely lean. Portions should then be limited to once a week. Processed meats, such as: ham, bacon, frankfurters, corned beef and various luncheon meats, all have a high fat content and contain large quantities of preservatives (nitrates and nitrites) and must be eliminated from the diet. Commercial chicken and turkey are major breeders of the microbe progenitor cryptocides (a type of bacterial parasite often associated with malignant disease) and should be avoided.

Fats & Oils

Avoid all fats, grease, oils, etc., excepts as allowed on the “Foods To Eat Liberally” category.

Coffee & Tea

These are to be strictly avoided (herb teas are OK).

Salt

Everyone would benefit from a reduction in salt intake; it is mandatory for those with high blood pressure, or a tendency to retain fluid in their bodies. However, for people with adrenal problems, salt may be necessary. If you are in that category, you will find instructions on your personal therapeutic nutrition program.

Sodium Nitrate and Sodium Nitrite

These additives are used to cure, color, preserve and flavor many meat products. They are frequently found in ham, bacon, sausage, canned and sliced luncheon meats, corned beef, salami, bologna, most frankfurters, liverwurst, smoked fish, etc.

Nitrates and nitrites can combine with other chemicals in your body, or in these meats,
to form nitrosamines which, in very small amounts, can contribute to cancer. Reading labels will enable you to select foods free of nitrates and nitrites.

Artificial Colors and Flavors

Some food manufacturers, since they are not required to state the presence of artificial colors and flavors on their product packaging, have package labels which are void of such information. Where possible, it is best to avoid these foods, which more often than not contain such additives: most brands of ice cream, other frozen desserts, dessert and cake mixes, bakery products, oleomargarine, many breakfast cereals, gelatin desserts, candies, chewing gum, jam or jelly, luncheon meats, frankfurters, “kiddie” drinks, canned fruit juice punches and drinks. Many processed cheeses and cheese products, as well as colorful coated pills (including some vitamin products) also contain these harmful additives and should be avoided where possible.

Label reading will help to this extent: products free from artificial additives generally proclaim their “innocence” on the package. Try to limit your food purchases to those items whose labels boast of all natural ingredients.

One cardinal rule sums up what you need to know:

Avoid as much as possible those foods that have been refined or processed and that
contain food additives and chemical pollutants. The less “doctored” the foods you choose, the less likely you’ll need “doctoring” yourself.

 

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The Caveman Diet: Foods to Avoid

Alcohol
Beer
Biscuits
Bread
(except 100% whole grain)
Breakfast cereals
(except 100% whole grain)
Buns
Cakes
Candies
Chocolate milk
Chocolate syrup
Cocoa
Coffee
Cookies
Corn flakes
Crackers
Doughnuts
Fruit cocktail
Fruit drinks
Fruits (sweetened or
canned)
Graham crackers
Gravy
Ice cream
Jams
JelliesJell-O
Kool Aid
Macaroni
Milk shakes
Muffins
Noodles
Pancakes
Pastries
Pies
Pizza
Potato chips
Preserves
Pretzels
Puddings
Rolls
Sherbet
Soft drinks
Spaghetti
Sweetened foods
Syrup
Waffles
White bread
White rice

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