Have you had any amusing/ stupid/ odd reactions, when people have found out you eat paleo? That's a question I asked on my facebook page recently - some of the responses were hilarious...
Sharing because I have also faced some of them!
Some are not for us-LCHF
1.Aren’t you supposed to hunt all of your meat?
2.You need to eat a proper balanced diet, with all of the food groups
3.It’s so boring eating like that! I couldn’t do it.
4.I could never give up bread
5.What you eat is disgusting
6.Your body is going to go into starvation mode if you don’t have snacks
7.Where do you get your B vitamins?
8.Oh, you mean Atkins
9.You won’t be able to keep that up
10.I don’t think it’s right to deprive yourself of anything
11.It’s dangerous to leave out an entire food group
12.Oh, another one of those fad diets
13.You’re going to have a heart attack!
14.But what about rice?
15.But you don’t need to go on a diet!
16.Your body can’t digest all that meat
17.All that fat is going to clog up your arteries
18.I’ve been eating grains all my life and I’m ok
19.What about nuts?
20.Those gluten free foods are so expensive in the supermarket
21.Just because your skin, energy, hair, digestion, mood and body composition got better, doesn’t mean you’re healthy
22.Well I’ve read the China Study
23.Cavemen didn’t live in houses and drive cars
24.What do you have for breakfast?
25.My great grandma lived to 104 and she ate bread everyday
26.I’ve studied nutrition and it’s not healthy to eat like that. I know.
27.Why are you wearing gloves on your feet?
28.Don’t you get constipated?
29.Cavemen didn’t eat bacon. You had bacon for breakfast. I saw.
30.But what about oatmeal?
31.But it’s my birthday, you’ve got to have a piece of cake!
32.What do you mean you don’t eat Soy? Soy is healthy!
33.Eeeeeew you only eat raw meat! That’s disgusting!
34.What can you have for lunch?
35.But my personal trainer says…
36.But where do you get all your energy?
37.That’s so restrictive!
38.What about brown bread?
39.You must get so hungry!
40.But what about quinoa?
41.Are you still on your diet?
42.Isn’t all that fat going to make you fat?
43.It’s ok, I’ve cooked you a lentil bake instead
44.WHAT ABOUT YOUR CHOLESTEROL?
45.Are you going to go and live in a cave too?
46.Bread with spelt is ok though, right?
47.How do you get your vitamins and minerals without eating grains?
48.But the food pyramid…
49.You need wholegrains for fibre
50.You have to have grains because your brain runs on carbs, not fat
51.We’ve switched to brown rice now
52.Everything in moderation is what I say
53.But cavemen died at 20
54.My doctor said saturated fat will give you a heart attack
55.You poor thing, I could never give up pasta
56.I don’t need to change my diet, I’m not overweight.
57.But what about wholemeal pasta?
58.That’s a really stupid way of eating
59.You’re just going through a phase
60.What do you mean you don’t count calories?