Posts By Amy Kubal

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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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A Walk on the Wild Side: Your Guide to ‘Exotic’ Meats

Remember that totally awesome scene from I-CaveMan?  You know, the one where that dude hits the elk with his atlatl and saves the village.  Epic.  Well, I don’t know about you but that meat looked pretty darn tasty to me.  I’ve also been lucky enough to have enjoyed some elk Read more…

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Ketogenic Diet Changes Little Kailey’s Life With Epilepsy

January 23, 2009, after a perfectly normal pregnancy, my daughter was born and immediately displayed seizure symptoms. I was not even able to hold her before she was swept off to the NICU, and we were informed she would be transferred directly to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – and there we Read more…

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PaleoPals – Jimmy and the Carrot Rocket Ship: Kids like Paleo too!

Okay grown-ups, you lucky ducks have “The Paleo Solution”, “The 30 Day Total Transformation Guide”, “The Primal Blueprint”, “The Paleo Answer”, “Good Calories Bad Calories”, a plethora of paleo cookbooks, and that just scrapes the surface of paleo/primal, health and diet related literary masterpieces at your fingertips.  But what about the Read more…

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Life After Day 30…

You made it!  Thirty days – Paleo with no exceptions, no cheats – not even one M&M from the bowl on your coworkers desk.  You were hardcore and you’ve definitely reaped the benefits.  You feel good, you aren’t craving ‘junk’, your workouts are awesome, and damn – you’re looking pretty Read more…

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Paleo By Profession – Is it Possible?

This week I received an email from a current dietetic student wondering how it is ‘possible’ to be a Paleo  dietitian and promote the lifestyle, even though it doesn’t exactly ‘jive’ with the USDA Food Plate and dietary guidelines.  I often receive emails and inquiries like this from students, current registered dietitians, Read more…

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The “Weighting” Game

Scattergories, Monopoly, Trivial Pursuit, Pictionary, Scrabble, Uno…  We all like games!  They’re fun, a distraction and if you ‘play your cards’ right you may end up with some gloating rights or even a monetary reward.  But there is one game, one we all play or have played at some point Read more…

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‘RD’elusion – Nutrition Pro Questioning Paleo…

As a Registered Dietitian (RD) that is openly paleo and advocates a paleo lifestyle in practice, I often get inquiries from other RD’s questioning the efficacy, safety, recommendations and/or overall idea of paleo.  I recently received an email from one such RD and am going to take this opportunity to Read more…

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New Year = New You!

Bulky sweaters, sweat pants, sweat shirts, elastic waistbands – it’s winter.  Not only is this the season for comfort foods – but it’s also the season for ‘comfort clothes’.  Unfortunately, when spring rolls around and it’s time to shed those layers of cloth we don’t always like the ‘permanent layers’ Read more…

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Popular in Paleo 2011 – The Top Buzz from the Year that was…

The year is winding down; 365 more days in the file and that means its list time.  There are “Top 2011 Lists” for almost every topic imaginable – websites, albums, books, companies, restaurants, celebrities, fitness, TV shows, and pretty much anything and everything else you can think of…   So, why Read more…

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