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Paleo Diet Videos: The Strenuous Life, Sugar and Bullying

Paleo Diet Videos: The Strenuous Life, Sugar and Bullying

Dr. Joe “FatthenFitnow” Leonardi’s videos this week cover important and interesting topics. This week he discusses our activity level and what has happened to it, more about sugar, obesity and bullying. and how he became morbidly obese. The Strenuous Life, Sugar and Bullying What Ever Happened to the Strenuous Life? This first video is about [...]

Paleo Diet: Is Water Toxic?

The funny thing about alarmism is that in the correct (or incorrect depending upon how you look at it) circumstances, absolutely anything can be toxic in excessive amounts. “Excessive” is a term that has a different meaning based upon the subject. This article isn’t even about water, but I thought I’d pull you in with [...]

Paleo Diet News: Toxic Sugar

Is main stream medicine finally catching on that the food Americans consume on a daily basis is poison? Last night (April 1, 2012), Dr. Sanjay Gupta, reported on CBS’ 60 Minutes in a segment called “Is Sugar Toxic?”, that sugar is a toxin, which has been wrecking havoc with our health for the last 30 [...]

Paleo Diet: What If Sugar Doesn’t Cause Diabetes?

It’s a serious question. What IF sugar doesn’t cause diabetes? I know, everyone in the world “knows” that diabetes is a functional breakdown of the body’s ability to effectively utilize and remove excess sugar (Glucose) from the blood stream, but does that mean that sugar is at the very root cause of the disease? Isn’t [...]

Paleo Diet: Is Sugar Really The Devil?

It’s a frequently repeated idea around the world today, that sugar could quite possibly be the sweet, white disguise that the devil uses to enslave us on the earth. Sugar is commonly implicated as the major contributor to the development of insulin resistance, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. But, is this reputation actually deserved? If [...]

Paleo Diet: Starch or Sugar for Workout Days?

The question of proper nutrition before and after workouts seems to come up all of the time. The whole subject of health and nutrition is such a broad topic, it’s really easy to get caught up in all of the details. There are certain items that you can eat if you’re already at or close [...]

Getting Sweet on the Paleo Diet

The paleo diet isn’t one that emphasises sweet things – at least not by the standard of “sweetness” that many of us have grown up with.  A friend recently asked me what I’d been eating since exploring the paleo lifestyle, and when I told her I was feasting on meat, fish, poultry, eggs, vegetables, nuts and [...]

Is Sugar Poison? Are Carbs A Drug?

Wow! Dr. Oz equated carbs with cocaine? Now THAT’S impressive. Years ago I learned that carbs are addictive, just like a drug. I’m glad he’s figured it out! However it is really important to distinguish which carbs are addictive – I find for me that all carbs are problematic, except for vegetables (green & root) [...]