Cliff originally posted this question: User AndyM changed my answer from: "Low carb diets basically trick your body into thinking its starving which lowers your metabolism. Eating more carbohydrates typically raises the metabolism and... (more)
According to the site records records, Andym has trolled before and been suspended. Considering this is a second offense and a rather offensive offense, he will probably be permanently banned on the site. Also, I am changing this question to be a... (more)
Seems there are alot of "Lol I scared my doctor with my test results" posts around here. Could it be possible that paleo dogma is supplanting common sense when it comes to interpreting these established measures of health?
But some of the Doctors are so "under-informed"! My doc saw a total cholesterol of 220 and was writing a 'scrip for statins. This is with an HDL over 100, trigs under 35, and c-reactive protein that was "not measurable"..... so yes, it is fun to... (more)
One of the dangers of following any diet is becoming dogmatic, developing tunnel vision and, as a result, failing to adapt the diet to your own needs (bio-individuality). What alterations/adaptations to the Paleo diet have you made and why?
Eating from nose to tail means getting lots more fat than you would if you only ate the muscle, because bones and organs have a lot of fat. Or so I read in many paleo articles/threads. Bone marrow is essentially all fat. But organs? A serving... (more)
I've read them all and they all come to different conclusions about overall health and weight. Oz, Eades, Mercola, Atkins, Campbell, Taubes, Stone, Peat, Sisson, Cordain, Wolf, Schwarzbein, Rosedale, WAPF/Fallon/Enid and all the famous blogs eg.... (more)