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The Paleo Diet: In Praise of Fat

CBS News and Rita Braver may have done us a great service with the broadcast of their short piece on on animal fats on the show “Sunday Morning”. “Singing the Praises of Fat“, brings to light what some of us have known for a while, that saturated animal fats are in fact healthy. Are we [...]

Paleo Diet News: Don’t Believe What They Say About Water

No doubt many Europeans raised their eyebrows at this story which hit the papers last week: ‘European Union bans claim that water can prevent dehydration‘.  It stems from the fact that EU officials found no conclusive evidence that drinking water prevents dehydration, despite a three-year investigation into the hypothesis, and they therefore don’t want sellers [...]

What If The Paleo Diet Really Could Cure Everything?

Maybe it sounds silly to some, maybe it sounds perfectly plausible to others, and maybe it sounds like an irrefutable fact to yet another group of people. I happen to be one of those people who honestly believe that the Paleo diet lifestyle could actually cure everything. It’s a sad fact that in this day [...]

Paleo Diet News: Government Calls Time On Obesity – Or Does It?

A couple of weeks ago, the English Government issued a dramatic-sounding press release – Government calls time on obesity – the contents of which indicate they’ve done anything but.  It follows on from a previous statement which announced the Responsibility Deal, proposing that the best way of tackling the obesity crisis is through a stronger partnership between [...]

Paleo Diet: Say NO to Chlorine in Your Shower Water

Most people know that the government practices municipal water chlorination. Sadly, not many people know why, or how bad this chlorine is for our health. Chlorination is the process of adding the element chlorine to water as a method of water purification to make it fit for human consumption as drinking water. Water which has been treated with chlorine is effective in preventing [...]

Paleo Diet News: Denmark’s Fat Tax Disaster

On October 1st of this year, Denmark became the first country in the world to impose a fat tax on foods containing natural saturated fats.  From this date, foods above 2.3% saturated fat (by weight) will be taxed at the rate of 16 Danish Kroner per kilogram of saturated fat.  It’s a sadly regressive move by [...]

Paleo Diet: The 6 Horrifying Lies of the Food Industry

Pauli Poisuo of Cracked.com has taken a look at our food supply. His article “The 6 Most Horrifying Lies The Food Industry is Feeding You“, lists things that the food industry does to our food that will make you rethink eating ANYTHING that comes out of a bottle or cardboard box. While the article is [...]

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Paleo Diet

Alzheimer’s disease - an incurable, degenerative and terminal form of dementia – is one of the most feared diseases of older age, although it can strike even the young.  Incidence of the illness is predicted to triple in the next forty years, and it is estimated that by 2050, one in every eighty-five human beings on the planet will be [...]

Paleo Diet: The FDA and Supplements

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues its battle against the health of the citizens in of the US. This battle has included the approval of drugs for diseases with known cures (diabetes, for example) and of course food and vitamins supplements. According to the FDA dietary supplements cannot prevent or help treat disease. Even [...]

Fat Phobia on the Paleo Diet

It’s gratifying that the paleo diet and lifestyle are becoming better known and increasingly discussed as a way of achieving vibrant health.  However, a concerning trend is becoming more and more apparent – namely, that of paleo pundits advising that the diet is based around the consumption of lean meats.  This recent article is a [...]

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