Posts By Amy Kubal

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‘Whey’ing In: Are Protein Powders Paleo?

This is a story about a guy I know – we’ll call him ‘Magnus’ (he’d like that).  He likes to lift heavy things and has been known to grunt and swear while lifting these heavy things.  When he opens his (massive) gym bag it’s like taking a trip to GNC Read more…

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Paleo Book Review: Sweet Potato Power

I will be the first to admit that, while growing up, I thought they were one of the nastiest foods in existence (next to dumplings and this stuff mom called ‘steak and gravy’…).  This was back when,  in my world, the only way anyone ate the orange things  was mashed Read more…

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The “Additive Effect”: Artificial is NOT Intelligent

Pop-tarts, Doritos, Go-gurt, Vitamin Water…  The grocery store is loaded with artificially flavored, sweetened, and colored ‘franken-foods’ and we’re eating them up!  Waistlines continue expanding and the obesity epidemic is out of control.  What’s behind the increasing “weight of the world”?  Is it EPIC portions, constant access to food, lack Read more…

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What the "Paleo" World Eats – Call for Contributers

Get your carts ready and your cameras out.  We want to see what foods you and/or your family buy and eat in a week including photos of the purchase receipts.  Confused, wondering why and what for?  The inspiration for this assignment/project comes from my favorite coffee table book: Hungry Planet: What Read more…

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Baskets of Health: The Easter Bunny Goes Paleo

Oh yeah, it’s Easter.  The chocolate bunnies are out in force – ready to attack.  Jelly beans, peanut butter filled eggs, robin eggs (the ones that turn your lips funky colors – don’t ask how I know this…), and who can forget PEEPs…  Easter is the second largest sugar soaked Read more…

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Paleo Book Review: Teach Your Kids to “Eat Like A Dinosaur”

One of the most common questions/complaints that I get from paleo parents is, “but my kids won’t eat this way”.  This results in said parents bringing less than paleo fair into their homes and often times eating it themselves.  These often too familiar actions are not benefitting anyone involved from Read more…

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National Nutrition Month – A Great Time to Tune-up Your Paleo Plate

These days it seems there’s a day, week or month for EVERYTHING, from donuts to Diabetes, all the bases are covered.  Well, March marks Nutrition’s time to shine.  This year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), formerly known as the American Dietetic Association (ADA); has selected the theme “Get Read more…

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Paleo Diet Is The Prescription – A Physician Gets It Right!

I am a rehabbed 50 year old ex ole fat, unhealthy guy that had a life changing expirience in December of 2009 during a weight loss challenge at a global gym. Paleo and crossfit are a part of my everyday life. Recently a highschool girl friend of mine, in St. Read more…

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Paleo is Printed on the Label but…

  (Cartoon by Mike Lynch. Used with permission) The Paleo lifestyle is getting BIG and so is the market for ‘’Paleo” convenience foods and snacks.  There are paleo bars, paleo treats, paleo cookies, paleo granola – you name it.  Now granted, I wasn’t around to know for sure but I’m Read more…

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How a Paleo Diet helped Kymberly kick her Hashimoto’s Thyroid symptoms

My husband & I married in 1994.  We immediately began trying to have a baby.  After a year of being unsuccessful, I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism during routine testing.  We headed off to the fertility doctor for help.  We spent the next four and a half years trying to conceive a child.  Finally in 1999, my Read more…

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