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Food policy

Paleo and Food Policy: an Introduction

Food policy takes a back seat in electoral debates, but as a political topic, it’s every bit as important as...

Dangers

Paleo and Environmental Toxins

Biologically, a toxin is naturally occurring substance that harms other living organisms. Man-made chemicals are not technically “toxins,” but in...

Paleo traveling

Paleo And Travelling

It’s 4 p.m., you haven’t eaten since breakfast, you’re hauling two oversized carry-on bags and a cranky toddler around an...

Brain

Your Brain On Paleo

The brain: it’s one of the most energy-hungry organs in your entire body, and diet has a huge effect on...

Paleo Protein

Paleo And Protein

Lean protein is the darling of the diet industry. Still married to the same low-fat dogma that brought us the...

Paleo and antibiotics

Paleo And Antibiotics

Friendly gut bacteria are an important part of your health – they keep the digestive system running smoothly, help you...

Food gratitude

Cave Babies: Raising Happy, Healthy Paleo Kids

If you look at most of the studies supporting Paleo, the vast majority of them were done on adults. That...

Chia

Less Bad but Not Good: Pseudograins and Non-Gluten Grains

When it comes to Paleo, one of the few food groups that almost everyone agrees on is grains. Grains are...

Fresh liver

A Paleo Guide To Liver

If Paleo were a comic book movie, liver would be the superhero. It’s the closest we can get to an...

Salt

Salt And A Paleo Diet

The lunacy of the low-fat craze has taught most Paleo dieters to look at public health campaigns with a healthy...

Caveman didn't die young

Why Cavemen Didn’t Actually Die Young

If you’ve ever tried to explain Paleo to a skeptic, you’ve probably encountered this argument. It’s not usually the first...

Belly fat

Sustainable Weight Loss On A Paleo Diet

Ancient bodies, modern world The human genome didn’t undergo any drastic fat-storing mutations around 1990. But the obesity rate has...

Safe starches

Eat Your Starches: Why Safe Starches Are Healthy

A Paleo diet emphasizing high-quality meat and fresh vegetables will naturally be lower in carbs than a standard American diet...

Vitamins and minerals on Paleo

Micronutrients For A Nourishing Diet

Taken within the context of modern food culture, Paleo can easily start to seem like an endless list of limitations:...

Eating disorder

Eating Disorders And A Paleo Diet

Food, Culture, and Eating Disorders Food is one of the most ancient media of human cultural exchange. From the Last...

Diabetes

Diabetes And A Paleo Diet

Every minute, three people in the U.S. are diagnosed with diabetes, for a total of 20.9 million people living with...

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Paleo Living And The Sleep-Stress Cycle

Stress and sleep deprivation are so ubiquitous today that they’re practically default. At worst, they’re unavoidable; at best, they’re seen...

Exercise - barbell

Beyond the Treadmill: Exercise and the Paleo Lifestyle

Paleo exercise is based on the same principle as Paleo: do what you’re designed to do. In this sense, Paleo...

Time saving

Intermittent Fasting And Paleo

Most people in the developed world spread their food intake out over the whole day – breakfast, lunch, dinner, and...

Tired man

Why People Fail On A Paleo Diet

You may have just embarked on your Paleo journey and find it a never ending challenge to transition from your...

Wheat caution

11 Ways Gluten And Wheat Can Damage Your Health

“Gluten” is basically a buzzword at this point, but even if you’re avoiding it, do you really know what it...

Dangers

The Many Dangers Of Excess PUFA Consumption

One of the big differences between Paleo and the typical modern diet is the amount of polyunsaturated fat, or PUFA....

cheese, alcohol, and chocolate: histamine foods

On Chocolate, Coffee And Alcohol

Chocolate, coffee and alcohol are indulgences that are often enjoyed by people on a Paleo diet, but a lot of...

Paleo 2.0

Fatty Meat, Potatoes, Dairy And Paleo 2.0

There are misconceptions and unproven facts about what’s healthy or not that circulate in Paleo community and that lead people...