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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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Are your goals working against you?

What are your goals?  We often hear that question, think about it for awhile, and then plan to think about it later as we carry on with our busy lives.  It seems like one of those questions that we are always asked, but don’t give enough thought to.  We know 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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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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Introducing: FREE Paleo Diet Troubleshooting Guides

Having trouble with the Paleo diet? Tried the basic Paleo diet but aren’t seeing the progress you think you should be? Maybe you’re not losing fat, or you’re an endurance athlete who wants to fuel optimally for game day. Or maybe you’re on the autoimmune protocol and have run into Read more…

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Serotonin Deficiency and Food Cravings

Written by: Kevin Cann             The more I meet with people and get to know them the more I have realized that we may have another epidemic here in America that is not often addressed, serotonin deficiency.  Antidepressants are the most common medication prescribed in the United States (Olfson, 2009).  Read more…

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Neurotransmitter Deficiency and Obesity

  Written by: Kevin Cann Obesity has a strong link to mental illness, and mental illness has a strong link to obesity.  An epidemiological study performed by Becker showed that obese women had the highest rate of mental disorders overall (Becker, 2001).  People with mental disorders have increased risk for Read more…

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