A couple of weeks ago, I was on a panel at Polyface Farm with some colleagues. It was part of the Food Freedom Fundraisers, a benefit for the Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund. We were discussing our rights to eat the foods that we feel best nourish our family. For the most part, I… Continue Reading
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Testimonial: Paleo As A Strategy For Managing Food Allergies
Written by: Brad Rudner It’s not easy having a child that has severe food allergies. Some allergens are easier to handle than others and some, like peanuts, are so widespread that awareness and strategies are fairly well established in many communities. However, when your child has multiple food allergens requiring them to carry epinephrin,… Continue Reading
Testimonial – Paleo: Awesome for Teens! (Update)
Written by: Laurie About two years ago I sent you the below testimonial about my son Nestor’s incredible progress using the Paleo template and I wanted to provide an update. You posted his story here: Paleo: AWESOME for Teens! Yesterday, Nestor did some clothes-shopping, something he has never been especially keen on, and when we… Continue Reading
Testimonial: What sold me?
Testimonial written by: Kim Hi Robb – I found you via reading Go Wild, and now I’m following your posts after reading the The Paleo Solution. Thank you. no, THANK YOU! Today’s follow-up to the on-going “Paleo is too expensive” has me itching to share that as a self-supporting single mom with three school… Continue Reading
Cutting Out Gluten Cuts Out Kids’ Asthma
Written by: Elize van der Merwe Ever since my oldest son was a toddler (around 2yrs), he would grow short of breath fast. He was a very heavy boy, strong and muscular, but not fat, and definitely not overweight. Come winter time he would be almost continuously on bronchio-dilators, double dose, as single dose didn’t clear… Continue Reading
Paleo For The Whole Family!
Written by: Andi Cohen My husband was the first to switch to Paleo- after experiencing a heart attack and heart catheterization….and realizing he’d put on close to 40 pounds. I think his moment was in the ER when his blood pressure was skyrocketing and some 12 year old doctor came in and gave him a… Continue Reading
Paleo: AWESOME for Teens!
Written by Laurie: I went paleo myself about 7 years ago and lost over 100lbs and reversed diabetes and a whole host of other ailments. But my youngest son is a vegetarian who eats little else other than grains. So after a miserable summer of food battles a few years back, I finally went back… Continue Reading
We Lost Weight, Though We Gained So Much More
Written by: Leanna Cappucci About 12 months before I went Paleo, my brother started Crossfitting, and I drowned out every word he said about it. But, as a good brother does, he understood my stubborn side better than anyone in the universe, and as such, he let it sink in slowly. I was by all… Continue Reading
Healing from Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism – Charlotte’s Paleo Journey
Written by: Joy Dvorak Our second daughter, Charlotte, was born a week early with no complications. Her first few days and weeks were non-eventful as she nursed well and slept fine. At about 3 weeks old, confusion and disillusionment set into our world. I was certain we were the only family in the universe dealing… Continue Reading
Ketogenic Diet Changes Little Kailey’s Life With Epilepsy
January 23, 2009, after a perfectly normal pregnancy, my daughter was born and immediately displayed seizure symptoms. I was not even able to hold her before she was swept off to the NICU, and we were informed she would be transferred directly to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – and there we stayed for 6 weeks trying… Continue Reading