One accusation that’s often levelled at a Paleo lifestyle is that we don’t get enough vitamins and nutrients in our diets.
That’s just not true!
With a well-balanced Paleo diet, you will get far more vitamins and nutrients than the average person does on a typical western diet.
In fact by using this excellent http://nutritiondata.com you can easily compare your daily diet with that of a workmate or friend and shut them up forever!
A couple of years ago Neely Quinn from the excellent Paleoplan.com compared her typical daily diet with the typical daily American diet. (Not sure if McDonalds for lunch is typical ) but each of the diets comprised 2004 calories so I suspect that overall she underestimated the typical western diet which is a point she makes in the article.
The results were staggering, in almost every area of the Paleo diet it was found to be over the recommended the daily values whereas a conventional western diet was under.
This weekend I urge you to do 2 things
Read her article in full http://www.paleoplan.com/2011/08-29/getting-enough-nutrients-in-your-paleo-diet/
And spend an hour on checking the nutritional value of your current diet.