The Paleo Diet and The Asian Paradox

If you’ve been living the Paleo, Primal, or general low-carb lifestyle for any amount of time, you’ve almost certainly heard someone say something along the lines of, “If Carbs are so bad, how come the Chinese eat a ton of rice, but still stay thin?!”. This is actually a good question. After all, if starchy [...]

Paleo Diet: The White Rice Question

In my Paleo Diet News Review of Paul and Shou-Ching Jaminet’s Perfect Health Diet a little over a week ago, one of the criticisms I leveled at the book was its suggestion to eat white rice as a ‘safe starch’. Boring, I thought.  Boring, boring, boring! Not everyone agreed with me, as can be seen [...]