Categorized Under “ Paleo/Low Carb”

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Interesting Paradox?

This is a great (interesting) question from Kirez who is dealing with Type 1 diabetes by using a paleo diet and hard training. Here is the original question/statement: I’d like to talk again regarding insulin-dependent diabetes sometime. I’m noticing some surprising, unanticipated effects with strict paleo diet and heavy training Read more…

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Weston Price vs. Paleo

I received a great question from Pete that underscores some nuances of paleo/low carb eating. The topic of fat, particularly sat’d fat is an interesting and potentially contraversial one. here is Pete’s question: Pete Kennedy Rob, I am a huge fan. Thanks for the tremendous work. I am a recent Read more…

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What About Caloric Restriction?

I received the following question that is in response to an earlier post of mine: John Robbs “Calorie restriction doesn’t work and just feeds into neurosis.” I don’t get it. I thought you recommended the Zone? If not that, or your own variation of the zone, what are you recommending? Read more…

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Refined Food Bad! Caveman Diet Good!

Word MIGHT be getting out. Decent little article but full of the typical debris of paleo diet objections. Too bad the author skimped on his homework and missed Loren Cordain’s site and the common misconceptions/lame counter points of the Paleo-clueless

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Blood Lipid Improvements With Intermittent Fasting+Paleo Diet.

Sarena sent me some interesting numbers from some old and current blood work. They beautifully illustrate what happens when we control insulin levels and emulate our ancestral diet. Here is what Sarena sent me: This was from about a month before starting IFing. Just thought this may be of use Read more…

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Gary Taubes Video

You may have seen this over at Dr. Eades site, if so apologies for doubling up on the material but I want to help get the word out. Gary Taubes, the author of Good Calories, Bad Calories , talks about the role of excess carbohydrate consumption and insulin as the Read more…

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Cancer Comment

Marc Moffett (super sharp guy if you do not know him) posted a comment in the cancer and ketosis thread that I want to highlight and expand on a bit. Here is Marc’s comment: “Hi Robb, Good stuff. However, I wanted to add a note of caution. Unlike adult cancers, Read more…

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Broccoli Basil Scramble

Broccoli Basil Scramble

  Sorry for the dearth of recipes lately. I have a pretty good back log of photos but I have really been hammering on the Thrifty Gene post and recently a post on cancer and ketosis…that should be done tomorrow. The scramble has some interesting characteristics: 2lbs of broccoli, 8 Read more…

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The Not So Thrifty Gene

Some things seem so obvious no amount of research or inquiry should be necessary to establish veracity. Things Simply ARE. The notion that fat makes one fat is a prime example. Consider the balanced chemical equation for the formation of water from hydrogen and oxygen: H2 + 1/2O2= H2O, hydrogen Read more…

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