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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

Does anyone know the difference between these two books? They are listed seperately on most websites, but the Chris Kresser store only sells the paleo code (orange cover). Just bought the Personal Paleo Diet (green cover) and wondered if it was... (more)

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by 8574 · about 6 hours ago

Has anyone bought and read this yet? Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health - Jo Robinson. Nice promo PDF and I see an endorsement by Cordain. http://bit.ly/13xWz3t Sounds pretty interesting and useful. Hopefully going to... (more)

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thhq 0 · June 11, 2013 at 3:34 PM

It's a personal goal of mine to find and gather wild local foods. Spruce bud season is over, so there goes the free vitamin c. Berries are a month away but I've spotted some new patches. The seafood goes on and on...clams and oysters anytime, and... (more)

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by 115 · about 6 hours ago

Is there a good one-stop source for information about fermentation? Like tips on what food to ferment. Time of fermenting. Different benefits. Etc. I've heard a lot about the book Nourishing Traditions or the book The Art of Fermentation. But any... (more)

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blueballoon 0 · May 01, 2013 at 4:35 PM

I think the best is really anything by Sandor Katz. The Art of Fermentation is great (probably the best), but if you're new to fermenting I'd give his book called Wild Fermentation a go. The latter is much smaller and easier to get through for a... (more)

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by 11683 · about 6 hours ago

Has anyone read it? Wondering if it'll tell me any more about my GI tract (and IBS) that I don't already know from all my research. Also, supposed to be pretty funny.

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Rio 0 · April 06, 2013 at 1:13 AM

Her interview on the Daily Show was fantastic! Made me want to read it.

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by 548 · about 6 hours ago

After I've now finished reading Gary Taubes' 'Good calories, bad calories' I'm looking for a scientific book that recommends high-carb diets at least a bit justifiably. I'm just going to see wether or not Gary brain-washed us all, as he clearly... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · February 03, 2013 at 5:29 PM

There won't be any books defending against Taubes' thesis, because Taubes is the one opposing the mainstream. Those representing the view Taubes criticises have little incentive to address a whole book to defend against his views. The best place... (more)

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by 85 · about 6 hours ago

Looking for trade sites where I can buy kitchen tools or previously read Paleo books. My library does not carry any Paleo or Primal mainstream titles.

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · November 16, 2012 at 9:50 AM

I don't think you're going to find anything that specific. When I lived in the states I frequently found excellent gently used kitchen supplies at our local consignment shop and salvation army type stores. The best place to find used books... (more)

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by 50 · about 6 hours ago

Looking for a recommendation. If you were to buy one book to give to a friend on Paleo, what would it be?

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raydawg 0 · October 14, 2012 at 10:19 AM

Depends on your goals, or if it's a gift for someone else, their personality. These are my favorites: Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf. Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson Paleo Answer by Lauren Cordain Perfect... (more)

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by 45 · about 6 hours ago

So I went to Walmart today and saw this book sitting on the shelf. I initially burst out laughing but then picked up the book out of curiosity/my habit of checking out every diet book to criticize or see what else I could be doing. Anywho, the... (more)

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raydawg 0 · September 09, 2012 at 12:05 PM

That "mumbojumbo" about fructose is actually spot on - see Lustig's work (if you're talking about modern sources of the stuff and not what's in fruit). The sources of the carbs do matter as we know. The rest of it seems like someone found one of... (more)

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by 323 · about 6 hours ago

Which book would you guys recommend? I've read Robb Wolf's Paleo Solutions, its brilliant but feel the science would go straight over my dad's head. I found it a tough read in places, and I'm used to the terminology and reading tech stuff. Side... (more)

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Karen 0 · June 19, 2012 at 4:08 PM

I just got and read "It Starts with Food" by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig. Inspiring, interesting and great for beginners. One caveat - buying books for family on diet can be risky. If he's expressed interest, go for it! If not, books on ways of... (more)

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by 1578 · about 6 hours ago

Has anyone read this? Although it Seems to be aimed towards low carbers I'm interested in reading his POV. Thoughts? [http://180degreehealth.com/2012/02/12-paleo-myths][1] [1]: http://180degreehealth.com/2012/02/12-paleo-myths / (more)

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Sam_Knox 0 · May 07, 2012 at 9:09 PM

I haven't read the book, and don't intend to. The author, Matt Stone, seems to have carved-out a market niche by being something of a contrarian, especially with regard to low-carb and Paleo diets. I read a blog post of his where he was... (more)

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by 423 · about 6 hours ago

I'm on a SUPER tight budget, but I really want to get a Paleo book to gain some more detailed information. The three I've narrowed it down to are: The Paleo Solution The Primal Blueprint The Whole30 e-book Which of these (or any other book,... (more)

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sharon_5 0 · April 05, 2012 at 2:10 PM

You can borrow all from the library.

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by 354 · about 6 hours ago

I would go on Yahoo Answers, but a lot of those people are dumb. I trust paleo people because you think for yourselves and also realistically. Does anyone know what I could do to help fix my painful social anxiety? I wasn't like this when I was... (more)

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thuphaer 0 · January 31, 2012 at 8:05 PM

meditation + taking action (in small steps if necessary) but keep building on the momentum

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by 20353 · about 6 hours ago

What are your favorite Ray Peat articles and books? And/or what have you learned or applied to diet from reading Ray Peat?

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Senneth 0 · January 27, 2012 at 7:46 PM

I went on a Ray Peat binge last august and have since read his books, his newsletters (the ones after I signed up) and listened to many many hours of podcasts (if not all of em). I have filtered his work to pick out his recommendations for my... (more)

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by 15 · about 6 hours ago

I'm a marathon a month girl....I have 3 more states to complete marathons in 50 states! I gained a ton of weight marathoning, eating too many carbs, no fat...Another runner told me about this diet because my feet hurt from too much weight...It is... (more)

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Suz___Paleo_Oz 0 · January 12, 2012 at 4:37 AM

Whilst not an ultra marathoner - my housemate just completed his third marathon; but his first on Paleo! He got a PB and had so much energy! He read quite a lot of Nell Stephenson, as she is a Paleo athlete with lots of great advice. Good luck! (more)

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by 487 · about 6 hours ago

I've been reading the book "Change Your Brain Change Your Body" by Daniel G. Amen. He is a clinical neuroscientist, psychiatrist, and a brain imaging expert. This particular book talks about the different ways you can have a healthy brain, because... (more)

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AndyM 0 · December 08, 2011 at 2:45 AM

I'm halfway through, and had noticed the same things. I just disregard his CW throwaway lines on nutrition - which is a lot easier to do than with Cordain's books. Personally I think it's natural from his viewpoint to view everything through the... (more)

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by 15 · about 6 hours ago

Possible Duplicate: What do you think of the wheat belly concept? Is it real? Anyone read it yet? (more)

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Carly 0 · September 12, 2011 at 8:36 AM

I haven't yet but I will be reading it. The podcast he did with Robb Wolf was wonderful and I posted it up onto my facebook page straight away and will be using it as a "go to" for people I know for specifically this issue. It sounds very... (more)

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

I was wondering if anyone had read the book 'The Paleo Diet for Athletes'. I'm reading it now and loving it. I went paleo a few weeks back and its been tough. As an athlete (I'm a rower) we need all the food we can get...so when I went paleo it... (more)

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citrusfire 0 · September 21, 2011 at 2:33 PM

Erik, I was/am a close-to-elite level swimmer with similar work capacity needs as rowers, so I'm not sure what level youre competing at or want to compete at, but here's my advice: When I first started to go paleo I made a mistake of not ensuring... (more)

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by 7592 · about 6 hours ago

I have yet to purchase a paleo/primal book. There is so much on the net I have not needed to. I'm ready to purchase my first book and accompanying cookbook for myself and my Mom to read. I finally convinced her to give up wheat for her GERD and... (more)

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Leigh 0 · August 20, 2011 at 10:37 PM

Nora T. Gedgaudas, author of Primal Body, Primal Mind. While I absolutely loved the books of Wolf, Cordain, DeVany, and Sisson, I think PBPM is the best straight-up evolutionary nutrition book (the others focus on fitness and other stuff as well,... (more)

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by 13983 · about 6 hours ago

From the book "Mastering Leptin" come these five rules for losing weight and/or managing other hormonal issues: Rule 1: Never eat after dinner. Allow eleven to twelve hours between dinner and breakfast. Never go to bed on a full stomach.... (more)

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animalcule 0 · August 04, 2011 at 8:09 PM

It sure makes sense to me, a skinny person who is oversensitive if anything to leptin (had problems for years with low appetite). I've had the best weight gain results doing almost the exact opposite (eating right before bed, eating giant meals... (more)

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by 2977 · about 6 hours ago

OK, I know this can be a controversial topic, but I think it's very relevant to the whole idea of "Paleo". Because of reading about food I've been reading about food politics (e.g., the role of agriculture in the development of hierarchical and... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · July 22, 2011 at 9:02 PM

Caverat - paleo hasn't swayed my political thinking as I've always been a Marxist. I've also been an anti-corporatist since forever. The problem as you suggest, is that our politics has fallen to the evils of sound bites. Our people no longer have... (more)

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by 12174 · about 6 hours ago

I need some kids' books for my daughters' collection that promote real, whole foods. Too many of the kids books we've read involve/promote classic kids' foods as a viable/positive option (grilled cheese, hot dogs with macaroni and cheese, pastas,... (more)

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being 0 · June 20, 2011 at 1:43 PM

i got my kids a bunch of books about gardening and farming that are very cool. not necessarily about food, but about the process of making food. i really want them to think about where their food comes from, and they certainly are more likely yo... (more)

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by 1299 · about 6 hours ago

Hi Folks: Although thousands of paleo-oriented chiropractors are familiar with James Chestnut's paleo-paradigm book "The Wellness & Prevention Paradigm", I am interested in hearing feedback from folks who may not be aware of his most recent... (more)

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by 122 · about 6 hours ago

I'm curious about the international presence of the Paleo lifestyle. Are there any books/authoritative sources on the Paleo diet that are popular in non-English speaking countries? Is the Paleo diet especially gaining momentum in any other... (more)

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Wenchypoo 0 · March 30, 2011 at 1:12 PM

I have news for you--we're the LAST ones to go Paleo if you're speaking of eating a diet native to the area. Third World countries have been eating this way forever, and then we had to go mess it up with the introduction of fast food outlets, UN... (more)

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by 974 · about 6 hours ago

I am looking to purchase an Ebook-(I already have PaleoDiet, Why we get fat and Primal Blueprint)- has anyone bought any of the folowing--if so would you recommend it and why: 1) Whole30 2) Balanced Bites 3) Paleo Cookbooks Feel Free to add... (more)

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Kamal 0 · March 03, 2011 at 5:54 PM

If you read everything offered for free by Kurt Harris and Stephen Guyenet, I would recommend none of your listed e-books. If anything, maybe Robb Wolf's book or one of the anthropology books listed by various paleo bloggers (Melissa has a great... (more)

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by 501 · about 6 hours ago

Yesterday I finished reading Coming Home to the Pleistocene, which I found recommended here at PaleoHacks. I am looking for more books, websites, articles, or ideas, about culture, society, psychology, philosophy, etc. that are informed by... (more)

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Pieter_D 0 · February 04, 2011 at 1:05 PM

Ooooooeeh, with your paleo goggles on, there is so much interesting food for thought. Some ideas in random order: Frank Forencic from Exuberant Animal: read his books, browse his site. More then exercise alone! Children and Nature Network and... (more)

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