Since beef jerky often comes in a plastic bag and looks processed, many people believe that it is an unhealthy meat that is loaded with preservatives. However, beef jerky actually has many health benefits that are certainly worth exploring, such as its high protein amounts that don’t raise insulin levels, or the fact that it doesn’t signal your body to store it as fat. In order to determine whether this snack that is often assumed to be junk food is Paleo or not, there are many factors that have to be considered.

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