Diet series: Comparing low-carb diets Paleo vs. Whole 30

November 1, 2019 Swedish Nutrition Team

More protein. Only plant-based protein. Low carb. No carb. Say yes to fish and no to sugar. All raw. All the time. Would a caveman eat it? Will you? So many choices!

Everywhere you look there’s another diet option that promises to increase your health while decreasing your waistband. How do you keep them all straight?

This year, two low-carb diets—Paleo and Whole30—are making headlines. Let’s take a closer look at both of them.

Improve your diet, improve your health

We acknowledge that you have a wide array of choices when it comes to feeding your body and we will continue to provide educational resources to help you understand the different diet options. It is important that you know that dietary changes should be taken very seriously. Understanding the impact that dietary changes can have on your body is especially important for consumers with chronic illnesses or those with a history of heart disease. Our coverage of diet fads is simply meant to provide you with a high-level understanding of the essence of the diet. Before you make any changes to your diet, we strongly recommend you consult your primary care doctor or a nutritionist to ensure that you are making the right dietary decisions for your body. 
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The Swedish nutrition team seeks to bring you expert advice and tips on how to fill your plate with the right nutrients to fuel your body in the healthiest way possible.

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