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Top 10 In Paleo 2012 – The Top Buzz From the Year that Was

It’s been another exciting and groundbreaking year in the paleo world, and like last year, we’ve rounded-up the top 10 paleo highlights from the past 365 days.  If you’ve been a hardcore paleo follower all year, reminisce on all the paleo goodness that was; and if you’re relatively new to Read more…

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Low Carb and Paleo: My Thoughts Part 1

I often wonder what it is in me that is drawn to conflict, because truth be told, I actually hate conflict. Long ago I tinkered with veganism, and suffered the consequences of what was for me, a very pro-inflammatory diet. The concepts of paleo and low carb (LC) got on Read more…

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The Paleo Road Trip: Across the Country Caveman Style

(To the tune of the Beverly Hillbillies )  “Let me tell ya’ a story bout’ a gal named Amy…  A paleo dietitian barely keepin’ herself fed.  One day she decided to do what she felt was best  - so she loaded up the G6 and headed down southwest.  Texas that is Read more…

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Holiday Help: Dealing With Non-Paleo Peer Pressure…

“But Grandma made it just for you.” “Have a beer with me – one won’t kill ya.” “Why aren’t you having any (insert non paleo food item here).” Yep, it’s that time of year again – time for the seemingly endless holiday parties, gatherings, and holiday celebrations. We’re all painfully aware that the Read more…

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www.match.paleo – Chronically Single Paleo Seeking…

No, contrary to what you might be thinking this is not a clever ploy to get me a date; however, if that were to actually happen  – BONUS!!!  Also, if you are currently ‘attached’ that doesn’t mean that this little article doesn’t hold some great gems of information (or at Read more…

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The Seasonal Phenomenon that is ‘The Elastic Waistband’…

Less than two months – like seriously; this is not a joke.  We’ve got under two months until Christmas.  We all know what this means.  Sure there’s the shopping, decorating and never ending, often annoying holiday music here; nope, it’s the beginning of the seasonal food fest.  You know what Read more…

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BEWARE!! Halloween Treats are Tricky…

This post went out in last week’s newsletter that you should ALL be subscribed to.  I mean, it’s delivered directly to your inbox – talk about convenience! In case you did, for some reason miss it; here’s your chance to catch up!  ENJOY! Another year, another October 31st – that’s right, Read more…

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September 29, 2012 - Contest Day

A Figure Model Goes Paleo: The Recipe for Success

My name is Gretchen and I am a wife, a personal trainer, a flight attendant & a paleo figure competitor.  Figure competitions have been more of a recent passion in my life.  I have been a personal trainer for about 3 years and as a personal trainer, competing in a figure competition was Read more…

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Seven Shades of Paleo

There’s an episode of The Simpsons that Paul McCartney guest stars on and there’s a scene that goes something like this – Paul McCartney and Lisa are talking and Lisa tells Paul that she’s a vegetarian and she’s thinking about becoming a vegan; to which Paul replies, “I’m a level Read more…

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Pushing Your Buttons…

It’s kind of like when you’re walking through the toy section at Target; you know – there’re those toys that have the buttons that say “push me”.  Now, it’s likely that you aren’t even remotely interested in buying that troll looking doll that sings AND dances; but not pushing the button is Read more…

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