Weight loss

The Paleo Diet and the Dimona Study

While the debate rages in the Paleo community as to whether or not ”safe starches” are okay to eat, or if low carb is the way to go on the Paleo diet, the “Dimona Study” from Israel, shows pretty conclusively that a low carbohydrate diet works better for weight loss than the Mediterranean diet or a [...]

The Paleo Summit – Day 8 – The Last Day!!

The Paleo Summit – Day 8 – The Last Day!!

So, here we are, at the very last day, day 8 of the Paleo Summit. For me this has been an eye opening experience. I have learned SO much and am now rethinking my overall health strategy in a big way. I am deeply grateful to Sean Croxton for putting together such a fabulous collection [...]

The Paleo Summit – Day 7

The Paleo Summit is winding down. On this second to last day of the event there are three more educational and informative presentations.Today’s interviews start off with Dr. Cate Shanahan, author of the books “Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food” and “Food Rules: A Doctor’s Guide to Healthy Eating“. Then we have Keith [...]

Paleo Diet News: Saturday Link-Love

Some paleo diet highlights from around the web this week in Saturday Link-Love….. Excited by this review by Mark Sisson of the forthcoming film In Search Of The Perfect Human Diet Mark also has some interesting stuff to say about the benefits of taking a personal retreat - something I enjoy doing from time to time, and need [...]

Paleo Diet: A New Diet Drug Anyone?

Just in case we can’t figure out how to lose weight by eating real food, the pharmaceutical companies have been kind enough to grace us with yet another lovely new diet drug. An article published on Forbes.com gives us the low down on the new diet drug known as Qnexa. The article entitled “New Diet [...]

The Winding Path of Paleo

I’ve been spending some time recently reflecting on my paleo journey: evaluating my progress to date; re-evaluating my goals; and considering my options for the future… Heavy stuff, huh?  Well, this reverie was prompted by the fact that I’ve reached the point where my immersion in paleo literature, paleo-based friendships, and online paleo/primal communities brings [...]

Is Insulin REALLY To Blame For Making People Fat?

Almost two years ago now, I read “Good Calories, Bad Calories” by Gary Taubes, and my world was officially rocked. It all made sense….Carbs make us fat, plain and simple. Carbohydrates and insulin combined are the devil, and together are responsible for obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and every chronic disease the average person can [...]

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