Myths and Truths of the Paleo Diet

One of the most challenging aspects of beginning the paleo diet is wading through all the conflicting information that’s out there.  Even when you’ve decided that paleo is the way to go, it’s not unusual to still have niggling doubts.  Here are some common myths about the paleo diet.  If you need to refresh yourself [...]

The Paleo Diet for Beginners (with Vegetarian Options)

Looking For A Paleo Primer? Since I started writing for Paleo Diet News, I’ve had numerous requests for a beginner’s guide to eating paleo.  So, consider this my “Paleo 101“. Do bear in mind, however, that it can’t be a definitive guide. Even amongst significant paleo diet luminaries such as Loren Cordain, Mark Sisson, and Robb [...]

Is There A Place for Vegetarianism on the Paleo Diet?

What do Angela Stokes Monarch’s Raw Reform, Joe Cross’s Fat Sick & Nearly Dead, Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin’s Skinny Bitch, T. Colin Campbell’s The China Study, and this report that vegetarian diets are scientifically proven to cause weight loss have in common? A number of things, actually: They each share the story of individuals [...]

Eating Animals Ethically on the Paleo Diet

For many people, the benefits of the Paleo diet are clear: great nourishment, deep culinary satisfaction, freedom from the blood sugar roller-coaster, and the ability to shrink down to optimum body weight without ever having to go hungry. For some, however, the idea of a diet based around animal products is a step too far. [...]

Paleo Diet for Vegetarians?

Yes, you read it right. I found a site which has a Paleo (Caveman) diet for vegetarians. This is an oxymoron on the level of “jumbo shrimp” and “military intelligence”. But let’s not prejudge here. We really need to give this a fair review. And I mean that sincerely. It is obvious that the author [...]