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Vegetables and Paleo

What if I Don’t Like Vegetables?

If you were elected president tomorrow, what food would you ban from the White House? Would it be bread? Pizza?...

Raw meat

All About Raw Meat

When we think about eliminating “processed foods,” most people’s minds go straight to grain-based confections wrapped in crinkly cellophane liners...

Faking it

Fake it Till You Make It

Watch your thoughts for they become words. Watch your words for they become actions. Watch your actions for they become...

Chick and a piglet

Not Just the Cows: Pastured Pork and Poultry

The benefits of grass-fed beef are hard to deny. From the nutrient content to the fatty acid composition to the...

All About Nightshades

Quick, what do potatoes, paprika, and eggplant all have in common? If you said “delicious,” you aren’t far off, but...

Containers for Paleo leftovers

17 Ways to Use Your Leftovers

For aspiring Paleo chefs, one big way to keep the cost of dinner down is to use all your leftovers,...

Garlic

All About Garlic

Infamous for its distinctive, pungent smell, but prized for its historic role as a highly medicinal vegetable, garlic is a...

Ham

Is Cured Meat Paleo?

It might be a little heretical to question the place of bacon on the Paleo menu, but unfortunately, everyone’s favorite...

Caffeine molecule

Fitting Caffeine into a Paleo Lifestyle

Caffeine might be the only drug that users actually boast about being addicted to: how many times have you heard...

Blood

Donating Blood: Healthy or Hype?

Today’s medical researchers are increasingly discovering a gut connection to more and more diseases, but they’re far from the first....

Paleo for seniors

A Paleo Diet and Lifestyle for the Elderly

Imagine sitting all day in a cramped, stuffy bedroom. The lighting is constantly dim, lulling you into a kind of...

avocado with oil

4 Paleo Plant Fats to Try

Most of the time, Paleo recipes tend to prioritize animal fats – lard, tallow, butter, or other carnivorous alternatives –...

Is Paleo a fad?

Is Paleo a Fad Diet?

As nice as it is to see Paleo getting increasing amounts of press in mainstream news media, it’s incredibly frustrating...

Paleo and migraines

Paleo and Migraines

What Are Migraines? Take an ordinary headache, arm it with special high-explosive agony, whip it into a raging frenzy, and...

Muscle

The Importance of Muscle

From the very beginning of the ancestral health movement, Paleo-inspired exercise plans have focused on strength training over cardio, with...

Cooking vegetables

Cooking Vegetables for Optimum Nutrition

Picture this: you’re standing at the kitchen counter, gazing fondly at the bright red stems and rich green-purple leaves of...

Cold Water Therapy

Cold Water Therapy

Every New Year’s Day in Chicago, several different groups of arguably insane swimmers plunge into the icy depths of Lake...

Sunbathing

The Paleo Guide to Sunbathing

Summertime: the season of barbecue parties, trips to the beach, hiking adventures – and a thousand hysterical warnings about the...

Minimalist Paleo

Minimalist Paleo: is Variety Overrated?

In 2012, a 17-year-old girl from England collapsed at work and had to be rushed to the hospital because she...

Antioxidants

All About Antioxidants

Everyone loves the promise of a magical cancer-fighting, anti-aging super nutrient. If only we could prevent all our worst health...

Paleo and Stress

When the Going Gets Tough: 10 Tips for Surviving a Rough Spot

Sticking to Paleo is hard enough on an ordinary day. But every so often, life just goes above and beyond...

Apple cider vinegar

What About Vinegar?

Is vinegar Paleo? Strictly speaking, it was introduced to the human diet after the Agricultural Revolution, so it wasn’t around...

Raw milk

All About Raw Milk

After the recent trial of Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger, raw milk is in the political spotlight again: is it...

What is health

Defining Optimal Health

At its heart, Paleo is all about the search for optimal health. That’s why we spend so much time debating...