Categorized Under “ Paleo Diet Basics”

Sleep, Sleep, Sleep! How artificial lighting and cortisol impact zzz’s

Hey there, been getting a lot of questions about the recent BBC piece on sleep. If you have not read that yet please do and then skeedadle back here. So, the thrust of the piece is that “normal” human sleep (both from a research perspective and anthropological observations) is NOT a solid, Read more…

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Paleo Summit

Hey Everyone! Just wanted to let you know about a phenomenal upcoming event, the Paleo Summit. This online event will kick off on Feb 26th and will feature some of the top folks from the Ancestral Helath scene. Stay tuned here for more details.

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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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Day 31

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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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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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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Iron fortified infant cereal: A formula for health problems?

This is a guest post by Catherine Shanahan, MD Author of Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food and Food Rules: A Doctor’s Guide to Healthy Eating If you are a young mom, there’s a good chance your pediatrician has recommend that you provide an iron-fortified formula or cereal to your baby. But are these iron-fortified products Read more…

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