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Mrs. USA 2011 Shannon Ford: Raising Awareness about Celiac Disease

Shannon Ford, Mrs. USA 2011 is on a mission.  That mission is simply to become healthy.  After a 2009 diagnosis of Celiac disease, Shannon first went gluten-free, and then grain-free and has recently embraced a Paleo diet.  And this year, as part of her responsibilities as Mrs. USA 2011, she 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 Diet: Am I losing enough weight?

Hey folks! Just quick one here. I’ve received about 50 private messages, twitter pings and other reach-outs this morning with the general theme being: “Hey Robb, I think I’m stalled on my WEIGHT LOSS…should I go ketogenic? Cut out nuts? Join an Ashram?” Folks are forgetting or ignoring the protocol 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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A Merry Christmas and a Junk Free January

Hi all. I hope your holiday season has been good so far. I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions in general, but I’ve got a good one for you if you’re at a loss as to what to do. Why not give up one “junk food” ingredient for Read more…

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Paleo: The Solution to My Battle with Colitis

Where do I begin?  This journey started in October of 2004 when up until then I was a ‘normal’ teenage boy, going to grade 12 and playing as many sports as possible at school.  I was the captain of both the volleyball team and the local A level hockey team. Read more…

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Sean’s Story: Paleo, Type 1 Diabetes & the Endurance Athelete

Hey guys, Diane from Balanced Bites here! Many of you know me from my blog, around the web on Facebook and Twitter or from my Practical Paleo Seminars that I teach in gyms around the country. Well, what you may not realize is that I also coach clients 1-on-1 in Read more…

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Meat & Potatoes: Back on the Menu

Just in case you haven’t been paying attention lately, meat and potatoes are okay to eat again. It’s a pretty comical situation, really. Meat and potatoes used to be the basic chow of every American – at a time when Americans were the healthiest and tallest people in the world. Read more…

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Type 1 Diabetes: The Numbers Don’t Lie

Editors Note: Paleo eating appears to benefit quite an array of health conditions. Many are autoimmune in nature, all appear to share characteristics of systemic inflammation. Type 1 diabetes is one of the most devilish conditions to address because of the dual activity of autoimmune disease and increased systemic inflammation due to glucose dysregualtion. Standard of Care dictates that Read more…

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