Posts Tagged ‘ paleolithic ’

Top 5 ways to improve your health

January 6, 2011
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Eat things that look like they did in nature Eat slowly – to savor and eat less Avoid sweet things Limit grains (especially starchy grains) Do a little research on workout effectiveness to match your goals – less is often more and it’s often counterintuitive

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What’s wrong with my Legumes?

November 22, 2010
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What’s wrong with my Legumes?

Most Paleo eaters avoid eating legumes and many people new to the diet wonder why legumes – which seem to have such great nutritional content – aren’t desirable. Let’s start with what Legumes are – Legumes include peanuts, dried beans, clover, alfalfa, lentils, lupins, mesquite, carob, peas, peanuts, cashews, soybeans, and seeds such as navy, broad, butter, northern, pinto, red, and black beans. The...

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The most beautiful ugly fruit – the Avacado

November 21, 2010
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I LOVE avacados.  I probably consume one a day.  I had heard somewhere that avacado speeds up your metabolism – in addition to being rich in tons of great nutrients.  So, I asked one of my researchers to look into it.  He found a great article, probably the most comprehensive I’ve seen on avacados – that I’ve pasted below.  The Avocado and Human Nutrition, Some...

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The bitterness of sugar

November 8, 2010
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Here is a great article I found about the health issues that sugar can cause.  This is probably my single best piece of health advice – cut down (or out) sugar intake in your diet.  Probably nothing else will yield as much.  Below is the short list of potential issues…  10 Negative Effects of Sugar on Your Health Source: http://www.healthgolb.com/health/10-negative-effects-of-sugar-on-your-health/ Does sugar affect your...

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The Omnivore’s Dilemma – a brief synopsis of a great book

November 1, 2010
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            I am nearly done reading “The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals” by Michael Pollan. It is a fantastic book that attempts a seemingly simple and benign question: “What should we have for dinner?”  To answer this, he tried to use a naturalistic point of view which focuses on the approaches and studies of ecology, anthropology, and personal experiences of individuals....

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My personal story (losing 65+ pounds and gaining my health this year)

October 30, 2010
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At the beginning of 2010, I weighed close to 280 pounds and was heading towards all the health issues of the morbidly obese…  Today, I’m around 210 (slowly getting to an ideal 195-200) and look 5 years younger and feel 20 years younger.  Here is my story (a detailed blog is also available at www.paleo-blog.com): “In late January of this year, I started the Paleotrition Detox program and...

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Some insights about why the Paleo diet works

October 30, 2010
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This article discussed about the historical evolution of the paleolithic diet for millions of years. During the Paleolithic period, before the introduction of agriculture and animal husbandry, humans consumed no milk or other dairy products after weaning. In fact, from many studies made about this, Stone Age diets generally provide more calcium than do those of modern Europeans and Americans. This is because wild...

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Great Paleo Diet resources

October 30, 2010
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Below are some great links to blogs about the Paleo(lithic) diet.  http://paleo-blog.com http://robbwolf.com/tag/paleo-diet/  http://thepaleodiet.blogspot.com/  http://paleoeater.blogspot.com/ http://diabeticmediterraneandiet.com/2010/07/28/paleo-diet-and-diabetes-improved-cardiovascular-risk-factors/  http://www.modernpaleo.com/  http://www.colinmcnulty.com/blog/2009/09/14/30-day-paleo-diet-experiment-terminated/  http://diabeticmediterraneandiet.com/  http://www.straighttothebar.com/2009/05/transitioning_to_a_paleo_diet.html  http://metaboliceffect.wordpress.com/2009/12/10/surviving-the-paleodiet/  http://blog.foodnetwork.com/healthyeats/2010/06/03/diet-101-the-paleo-diet/  http://www.peaksware.com/articles/nutrition/quick-guide-the-paleo-diet-for-athletes.aspx  http://practicalpaleolithic.com/paleolithic-diet-blog/a-mind-for-the-paleo-diet  http://www.thediscerningbrute.com/2010/02/05/future-cave-man/  http://www.rawpaleodiet.com/  Paleo Diet forum sites  http://cavemanforum.com/  http://www.stevepavlina.com/forums/health-fitness/16826-anyone-tried-paleo-diet.html  http://forum.lowcarber.org/  http://www.rawpaleoforum.com/infonews-items/our-mother-site-rawpaleo-com-and-mission-statement/  http://curezone.com/forums/f.asp?f=39  http://www.paleodiet.nu/forum/index.php 

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7 Steps to the Paleo Diet

October 26, 2010
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Paleo Diet Conversion – a great article about making the transition to the Paleo diet From: Bird, S.A. (2009). Transitioning to a Paleo Diet. Retrieved October 25, 2010, from http://www.straighttothebar.com/2009/05/transitioning_to_a_paleo_diet.html This article provides seven (7) steps on how transition to Paleo diet takes effect. The first step is to identify the good and bad “guys” (aka foods). Being a Paleo devotee, you basically need to stop...

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Great Paleo(lithic) diet story

October 26, 2010
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Changing One’s Life through Paleo Diet From   Rea, G. (2008). Paleo Diet – So Easy a Caveman Can Do It! Retrieved October 25, 2010, from             http://paleoeater.blogspot.com/. In this diary of a 56 years old man in 2008, he demonstrates how well the Paleolithic diet works in restoring one’s health. This man was obese, had type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high triglycerides. He weighed...

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