Pastured animal products

Eggsactly right for the Paleo Diet

Well, can you guess what this article’s about? Eggcellent! You guessed! Once again I’m going to write about eggs, no beating around the bush, although I might scramble things up a bit. Okay, no more puns! But eggs are probably one of the best sources of nutrition out there. They are eggsactly right for the [...]

Vegetarians, Grass Fed Beef and the Paleo Diet

Once a vegetarian, always a vegetarian? Not necessarily. It seems that for many people following a vegetarian diet, the nutrition is so poor that they must return to being meat eaters or remain sick. When you follow a Paleo diet, we know why we eat meat. We know that we did not evolve to eat [...]

Saving Bees with the Paleo Diet

It turns out that eating grass fed beef does more than just provide great nutrition and bucolic scenery. Having pastureland is also good for wild bees and other pollinators. A study from the University of California - Berkeley, shows that grazing lands provide critical habitats for these insects that are so crucial for agriculture. Can [...]

‘Conscientious Carnivores’ and the Paleo Diet

Food author James McWilliams has a problem with those of us who are concerned about the welfare of the animals whose products we eat. According to him, we are hypocritical since we purport to be concerned and conscientious, but are still consuming animal products. He sees a major disconnect between acknowledging that animals have value [...]

Pastured foods for the Paleo Diet

Is the USDA finally wising up to the fact that factory farms are not sustainable? A new study BY the USDA shows that factory farms produce more pollutants and that pastured animals are better for the environment. But we also all know that pastured animal products are better for us and better for the Paleo [...]

Even MORE Reasons to Eat Grassfed beef while following the Paleo Diet

Looking for even MORE reasons to include grassfed beef in your Paleo Diet?  The USDA (!) and Clemson University conducted a study in 2009* which has determined that grassfed beef is better for our health in the following ways: Lower in total fat Higher in beta-carotene Higher in vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) Higher in the B-vitamins [...]

Dutch ritual slaughter ban and the Paleo diet

I have to thank my friends at MEETA (Meat-Eaters for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) for posting a comment on Facebook about the proposed ban on ritual slaughter in Holland. This is an important issue and one that concerns many people, not just observant Jews or Muslims, but also those following a Paleo diet and [...]

Cooking grass fed beef, Paleo diet Style

Since I’ve been posting a lot of articles about grass fed beef, I thought it was time to give some guidance on how to cook it. Grass-fed is quite different from the corn and soy fed beef available in your grocers’ freezers. Grass fed beef has less saturated fat, more mono- and poly-unsaturates and more [...]

The Paleo Diet and Grass-fed beef Meets Aerospace

Somewhere in Illinois, cattle peacefully graze on tall green grass on a prairie, not suspecting that a short distance away is a workshop where the design and fabrication of high tech aerospace components is going on. Well, the cows probably doesn’t care as long as the grass continues to grow, but the owners of this [...]

Exotics meats and the Paleo diet

If you’ve embraced the Paleo diet, love your bacon and eggs, bloody rare steak and leg of lamb, but are yearning to get a taste of the real hunter-gatherer lifestyle, Paradise Locker Meats of Trimble, Missouri may have just what you are looking for. They specialize in exotic game meats such as buffalo, elk and [...]