Intellectualhonesty

Intellectualhonesty

Intellectualhonesty Questions

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by 2199 · about 22 hours ago

What are valid criticisms of the paleo diet? Scientific, economic, ethical... the gamut. And by paleo I mean the umbrella term that includes Weston A Price, Primal, Perfect Health Diet, GAPS etc etc.

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Sol 0 · June 09, 2012 at 12:09 PM

A valid criticism is that there are inconsistencies in the tenets of the paleo diet, especially when it's practiced dogmatically. I focus on keeping junk fats, junk carbs, processed foods, legumes, gluten and casein out of my diet, I don't get... (more)

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by 1655 · about 22 hours ago

Intellectual honesty demands that we understand and respond to the smartest & best arguments our critics make. What are the best anti-paleo arguments? And what are our responses to them? Note: I'm interested in logical, factual arguments --... (more)

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Tim_Rangitsch 0 · September 22, 2010 at 10:05 PM

I don't know that he offers "a smart anti-paleo" argument, per se, but Dr Ornish's program is highly divergent from Paleo when it comes to red meat, fat, animal sourced foods. He also includes grains, legumes and other non-Paleo foods in his... (more)

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