This particular lifestyle has begun to receive a fair amount of hype over the last couple years, while just recently exploding into major trendiness. Both receiving lots of good as well as bad press. Is there any meat behind the supposedly life changing claims? What are the benefits along with the potential pitfalls? While not personally following a Paleo diet (though I do dabble), enough of my recipes fall under the umbrella of this particular lifestyle that make it fitting to post a short and sweet descriptor of what Paleo is and why it seems loads of people are jumping on the bandwagon.