paleo diet

Paleo Diet: To Kefir or Not To Kefir?

Generally speaking, to be “Paleo” means to practice the exclusion of several groups of foods, that are seen as major contributors to ill health and disease. The strict autoimmune Paleo protocol (which is even more strict than normal Paleo) calls for the elimination of all grains, legumes, and dairy, but does that mean that all [...]

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 [...]

Paleo Diet: The Truth About Serotonin

As a follow-up to Lila’s article yesterday on antidepressants, I thought a little info on serotonin was in order. So everyone knows that serotonin is the “feel good” hormone, right? Low levels of serotonin are the reason why so many people are depressed and anxious, which can be helped by taking prescribed SSRIs, or supplements [...]

Paleo Diet: Sunday Link Love!

  As usual, there’s a wealth of great information being shared on paleo diet blogs all round the web.  Here, in Sunday Link Love is a selection of just a few…. The Food + Tech Connect blog shared a fascinating microcamera eyes’ view of the passage of different types of food through the human digestive system.  [...]

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 [...]

Why I Recently Gave Up Eating Bacon on the Paleo Diet

Why I Recently Gave Up Eating Bacon on the Paleo Diet

I know what you’re thinking, and yes I really did it. Those of you that know me know that I was one of the biggest proponents for the tasty, salty treat. For a long time, bacon was basically a staple for me. Most days I ate bacon several different times throughout the day. I read [...]

A Return to the Native Paleo Diet

If you think that the epidemics of diabetes, heart disease, obesity and more, have been hard for those of us whose ancestors have been agriculturalists for thousands of years, imagine what is happening to those whose ancestors were hunter-gatherers only yesterday, in evolutionary terms. When the nomadic tribes of Native Americans left the plains and [...]

The Paleo Diet and Acid Reflux

Last week, Chris Kresser published a new article on his site called “Is GERD an Autoimmune Disease?”. GERD, which is also known as “Acid Reflux Disease” stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease……and is literally a pain in the neck for millions of people across the world. “Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic digestive disease that [...]

Paleo Diet News: Monday Link Love

Let’s get the week off to a great paleo start with a round up of some great paleo articles – some new, some old – from around the web.  It’s Monday Link Love time!  Have a good one, paleo peeps… The Being Primal blog takes a look at how different elements of a paleo approach [...]

Maybe Paula Deen Needs Paleo?

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, trying to keep a safe distance between yourself and the insane American government, you’ve probably heard about Paula Deen’s recent announcement that she is in fact a Type II Diabetic. This revelation has caused quite a stir, because evidently, some people are a little upset that it took [...]