Categorized Under “ Paleo/Low Carb”

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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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Help With Research On Diet and Well-being

Written by Laura Saslow: Hi all!  I’m a researcher at the University of California, San Francisco, interested in better understanding the physical and mental health impacts of various diets.  Although the gold-standard method of this research involves randomized controlled trials, a good first step can be to understand the effects Read more…

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Hey Perky! Let’s Talk About That Coffee…

First it was the ‘paleo-fied’ desserts, then went the shaker bottle, next was ‘natural’ sweeteners followed closely by the artificial, and it didn’t stop there.  Nope, I even rained on your summer BBQ fun by putting a cramp in your grilling style.  Yep, that’s right!  It’s your favorite fun-hater back Read more…

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Cracking the Code on Egg Labeling

Lately the media has been throwing out some ‘scrambled’ messages about eggs.  The headlines claim that eating egg yolks is as bad for health as puffing on a cigarette.  I know that none of you have ‘sucker’ tattooed on your forehead and that you aren’t believing all the hype – Read more…

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Going, Going, GONE – It all Started with a Handful of Chips…

Veggies, meat, good fats, some fruit, water and an occasional piece of high-quality dark chocolate – that’s what’s been going into your body for the past week or two. Seriously, you are on a roll. This paleo thing – it’s in the bag. I’m talking EASY. You totally can’t understand how some Read more…

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