Paleo diet: humans did evolve to eat meat.

A video recently caught my attention. It was an interview with Andreas Moritz, founder of the Ener-Chi Wellness Center. He was explaining why he believes humans were not made to eat meat. Obviously he is a vegan and has a message he’d like to share. But this is a message which is inaccurate and harmful [...]

Paleo Diet: Three Good Reasons to Avoid Gluten

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s expose of the trend towards manufacturers producing gluten-free non-foods, here’s a timely reminder: three good reasons to avoid gluten (by eating real foods, of course!): Gluten Causes Inflammation This is true in at least 80% of the population, and studies indicate that up to 30% of the rest of [...]

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: Are You a Tiger or a Goat?

I’m a big fan of the late mythologist Joseph Campbell, author of the seminal work on comparative mythology, The Hero With A Thousand Faces.  Campbell - whose scholarly works were a direct influence on George Lucas’s ‘Star Wars’ saga - made popular the notion that myths are stories which convey a truth that can sometimes [...]

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 [...]

Paleo Diet News Review: Healthy Sexy Happy

Nancy Deville is clearly doing something right.  At sixty years old, she looks considerably younger.  But it’s not just her looks that pay testament to her lifestyle choices. In addition to being a health researcher and real foods advocate, she’s also a novelist (her book Karma, a psychological thriller set in the disturbing world of [...]

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 [...]

Forks Over Knives, or Meat Over Veg?

Forks Over Knives, or Meat Over Veg?

Scheduled for release next week is a movie that appears to be either just another piece of Vegan propaganda, or the dietary savior of Humanity. Forks Over Knives, will be released on DVD and Bluray on August 30, 2011. Will this movie help to convince people that they should switch to Forks over Knives, or [...]

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