Pastured animal products

Another Reason to Follow the Paleo Diet - Antibiotics in our Food… AGAIN

If ever there was another reason to follow the Paleo diet and eat food that is as pure as possible, this is it. The FDA is allowing meat producers to continue to add antibiotics to the food fed to animals in Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). This continues to threaten the health of the meat [...]

Paleo Diet: More Bad Journalism About Meat

You possibly saw the coverage in the press this week of the highly publicised “processed meat may increase pancreatic cancer” studies.  If not, head over to this Guardian article for a particularly potent example of why it probably wouldn’t be a bad idea if journalists were forever banned from interpreting scientific data.  Or, at the very [...]

Can The Paleo Diet Help Detox?

Detox diets seem to be all the rage these days. They promise relief from a myriad of illnesses and poor health conditions. But are they all what they are cracked up to be?  Not according to Professor David Bender. In his article, “Detox Delusion”, published in “The Biologist” (subscription only),  He says that the claims [...]

Grass-fed Beef vs. Poultry on the Paleo Diet

It seems that the tide is slowly turning in favor of red meat. More and more research is being done that shows the benefits of the consumption of beef, especially grass-fed beef.  And more specifically, grass-fed beef is shown to have a better nutritional profile than poultry like chicken and turkey. This is an interesting [...]

Women Eat Fat on the Paleo Diet

For the last 40 years or so America and the rest of the industrial world, has been on a low-fat diet, with devastating results. Obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and more are running rampant. And the fats we do eat, polyunsaturated fats, instead of healthy saturated fats, have contributed even more to the health crisis. [...]

Paleo Diet News: The Truth Behind ‘The China Study’

There can be no doubt that T. Colin Campbell’s book ‘The China Study’ is one that has gained considerable prominence amongst nutritionists from all backgrounds, not least because it proclaims itself as ‘the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted’. Some hold it up as the manifesto which proves the sense of a plant-based, vegan diet (the [...]

Paleo Diet: 7 Reasons To Love Liver

A True Superfood If you don’t already love liver, it’s worth learning to so that you can include it in your paleo diet.  It truly is one of the world’s great superfoods.  Here are 7 reasons to love liver: Organ meats - of which liver is one - are exceptionally rich in nutrients; much more [...]

Paleo Diet Thanksgiving Feast

Paleo Diet Thanksgiving Feast It has been a little over a week since Thanksgiving 2011 and I know that by now everyone is now stuffed to the gills with turkey leftovers, stuffing and pumpkin pie, but I thought I might share my interesting Thanksgiving experience. Every dish at the meal was Paleo. No grain flours, [...]

PeTA and the Paleo Diet

Here is a little pre-Thanksgiving lunacy before the real craziness begins.  PeTA has gone over the top, again. They love controversy and they dish it out by the bucket load. This time with an advertisement aimed at little kids, that equates eating a Thanksgiving turkey with eating a pet. Can we say “going off the [...]

Paleo Diet News: Omega-3 Hope for Alzheimer’s Disease?

I was interested to read the results of this recent study, which looked in detail at how a long-term omega-3 fatty acid supplementation regime affected the brains of rats and mice.  Whilst the positive effects of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on “impaired cognitive function” is well documented, there have been few reliable long-term human studies of [...]