The Paleo Diet Food List

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It can be hard to get your sweet fix when you first transition to the Paleo diet, and many people choose to turn to natural sweeteners like coconut sap sugar, blended date syrup, or unsweetened dried fruits like blueberries, cranberries, and seedless raisins (Sultanas, Thomson Seedless). Are both the seeded and seedless varieties of raisins Paleo?

What Are Raisins?

Raisins are dried grapes. Essentially, grapes are either dehydrated or left in the sun to dry, which helps the water in the fruit evaporate. You are left with all the sugar and fiber without the water. In the states, we refer to raisins without seeds as Thompson Seedless, though they also go by sultana raisins in many other places around the world. Some places use sultana to refer to golden raisins. Golden raisins are treated with sulfur dioxide to give them the golden color. This sulfite is commonly used…

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