Paleo cooking event held at RSF Golf Club

The Paleo Diet, locally championed by Dr. Dave Clayton, who has pioneered a healthy lifestyle system called "Extreme Wellness," was a hot topic at the recent cooking class at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club.

With expert instruction, thanks to Chef Brian Freerksen, with color commentary by Clayton, the class was a sell-out as attendees learned the delicious nuances of cooking Paleo. What some might call "The Caveman Diet," the Paleo diet has been proven by many to be a profound benefit to health — without being so restrictive that it is unsustainable. Students cooked an array of menu items, including Shrimp Chopped Salad, Mashed Cauliflower and Lamb Cops with Asparagus. All topped off with red wine (yes, that's Paleo friendly) and even dark chocolate.

In addition to eating Paleo (for the most part), Clayton advocates an active lifestyle for which he has created a gym and training system. According to a submitted press release, followers of Clayton's program “have experienced significant weight loss, reduced bad cholesterol, reduced need for many medications and an overall vitality boost — even in the first 90 days.”

Cooking classes at the RSF Golf Club are open to all Rancho Santa Fe Association members and their guests. For more information about classes call 858-756-1182. For more information on Dr. Dave Clayton's program check: www.clubrxdelmar.com.

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