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Mini Paleo Food Diary

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Want a quick spot-check on your diet? Here’s a one-day food diary where you can plug in your meals and get some quick feedback. It’s not a comprehensive review, just a check for a few common problems and concerns. How to Use the One-Day Mini Food Diary: Try to plug…

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Paleo and Sleep Apnea

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Do you sleep for a reasonable amount of time but still wake up exhausted the next morning? Are you infamous for your earth-shaking snores? Unrestful sleep and snoring aren’t necessarily signs of sleep apnea, but they are the primary symptoms, and it’s a pretty common condition that can seriously affect…

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PUFA oils

PUFA and Heart Health

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The close cousin of “artery-clogging saturated fat” is “heart-healthy canola oil” – which should be your first clue that maybe all those suspiciously cheap bottles of golden liquid aren’t so great for you after all. And indeed, one of the central tenets of Paleo has always been that seed and…

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Plantains

All About Resistant Starch

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Resistant starch: miracle cure for everything from diabetes to gut dysbiosis, or the #1 way to actually make the problem worse? Well, neither and both. How much resistant starch is best for you (and in what form) really depends on your personal tolerance and gut health. It has some interesting…

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Dairy and Paleo

Dairy, Revisited

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Dairy has already been covered in another article, but it’s such a constant bone of contention in the Paleo world that it’s worth revisiting. Some people avoid it like the plague; other people eat butter but not milk or yogurt; other people consider it one of the most nutritious foods…

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