As I have stated a few times, I follow the Paleo diet. The basics of this diet is not to look at it as a diet, more of a lifestyle change. To help you understand the diet a little more, and to get started on it.. these links are very informative:
This is a movie I just enjoyed watching, i take everything said with a grain of salt from any of these types of movies, but he does break some things down and point out some common sense that people failed at seeing.
And these are excellent places to get recipes! (Besides here of course!)