The paleo diet is a natural regimen eliminating all processed and refined food. So it is presumed there will only be beneficial effects. There are still persisting problems with this ancestral diet which can become a hindrance to normal living. The following video provides information on the problems the paleo diet can pose. Reducing processed food can easily transform big bellies into flat ones, but this can also make you weak and fragile if you are not careful enough to meet your energy needs. Choosing the right kind of food sources can overcome this effect. Further, making the appropriate provisions over the long term will sustain benefits.