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5 Things to Know About Running & Paleo

Running is a touchy subject on Paleo – some folks swear off it as a relic of their calorie-counting past...

Cramps: SOS

Digestion and the Menstrual Cycle: The Paleo Take

If you struggle with constipation, diarrhea, bloating, awful gas, or general abdominal pain around your period, you’re not alone: roughly...

Time saving

4 Things to Know about Intermittent Fasting and Type 2 Diabetes

Intermittent fasting has a lot of promise for weight loss – partly because the fasting itself has beneficial effects, and...

6 Paleo and Low-Carb Meals with more Fiber than a Whole-Wheat Sandwich

6 Paleo and Low-Carb Meals with more Fiber than a Whole-Wheat Sandwich

Fiber isn’t the one holy grail for digestive health – in fact, some people have digestive problems from eating too...

Ham

How Much Meat on Keto: Choosing and Preparing Animal Protein for Paleo/Keto Diets

The stereotypical image of a keto meal is a big plate full of bacon with a few spears of asparagus...

Happy eggs

Omega-3 Eggs for Paleo and Keto: Healthy or Hype?

Omega-3 eggs are exactly what they say on the tin: eggs with extra Omega-3 fats in them. Benefits of Omega-3...

Pills

6 Reasons to be Skeptical of PPIs for Heartburn

More than half of Americans get heartburn at least occasionally, and the most popular pill for that is a proton...

weight loss

4 Tips for Weighing Yourself During Paleo or Keto Weight Loss

The Paleo approach is all about listening to your body and working with your built-in human needs. Maybe the “most...

Keto scale

Do I Need to Count Calories to Lose Weight on Keto?

This is ultimately going to be a post about calories and keto, but start by thinking about your computer for...

Shrimp soup

Building a Paleo/Keto Shopping List: 7 Pantry Staples for Easy Soups

Whether you’re starting Paleo for the new year or just trying to stick with it through the cold months, it...

Shirataki Noodles: The Paleo Take

Shirataki noodles are popular for one big reason: calories. Some brands have 0 calories; others have 5 or 10 for...

Chocolate, coffee, and alcohol

Chocolate Cravings on Paleo and Keto: the Good, the Bad, and the Science

Do you suddenly lose all self-control around chocolate? Is the lure of Rocky Road ice cream or a gooey chocolate...

Cooking vegetables

Keto Cooking 201: 8 Optional-but-Fun Tools for Next-Level Keto Meals and Snacks

You already have the basics. You have a cast-iron frying pan, a good knife, a cutting board, a baking pan…but...

Seaweed

Building a Paleo Shopping List: 7 Staples for More Interesting Salads

Throwing together a salad is easy: lettuce, cucumbers, red onions, walnuts, chicken, oil, vinegar, done. Throwing together an interesting salad...

red meat and fat

What Paleo and Keto Fans Should Know About the Carnivore Diet

If low-carb is good for weight loss, wouldn’t zero-carb be best? And if plant foods so often contain toxins and...

Brain

5 Paleo-Friendly Diet Strategies with Research-Backed Antidepressant Effects

Just to be clear: none of this is intended as a substitute for seeing an actual doctor or following a...

Low-Carb or Keto Diets and Weight Loss for Teenagers

Are you going low-carb and want to bring the whole family in? Or are you a teenager looking for weight...

Meal planning

Paleo for Picky Eaters: 7 Tips for Kids and Adults

There’s no one set definition of “picky eater,” but in general, picky eaters refuse to try new foods and/or eat...

Maple leaf

Paleo Fall Meal Plan

Eating in season is a delicious way to save money and get the freshest produce available, not to mention making...

Dairy and Paleo

Dairy for Low-carb and Keto Diets: Pros and Cons

Dairy is a pretty contentious topic in the Paleo world – some people love it; some people hate it; some...

Clarified butter (Ghee)

Building a Keto or Paleo Shopping List: 6 High-Fat Staples to Try

Fat: it’s what’s on the menu! For keto eaters, fat should be your primary source of calories, and even for...

Junk food

When Will the Cravings Stop? Good News for Paleo and Keto Eating

Food cravings make it into the top few reasons why people eat junk food, overeat, and quit diets. They’re not...

Paleo Questions

5 Minor Side Effects of Keto and How to Deal with Them

Keto is undeniably great for a lot of folks, but that doesn’t make it perfect! Several studies, like this one,...

Pills

Exogenous ketones: The Deep Dive

If you’re eating a ketogenic diet, you know that the magic comes from ketones chemical compounds that your body makes...