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by 130 · about 19 hours ago

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/sweden-shifts-national-dietary-guidance-150000641.html Sweden Shifts National Dietary Guidance On Eating - Steers Toward Low-Carb, Low-Glycemic Food Recommendations DENVER, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sweden... (more)

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PilatesGatekeeper 0 · December 06, 2013 at 10:41 PM

I don't know if it's officially paleo, per se, but I consider it a step in the right direction (Here in America we are all still falling for the low fat, complex carbohydrates lie)

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by 0 · about 20 hours ago

This article is probably one of the most ridiculous things I've read recently: http://www.blisstree.com/2012/08/13/food/john-mcdougall-lose-weight-carbs-paleo-diet-343/ What's with mainstream "health" (yeah right) websites and... (more)

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max_wyght 0 · November 03, 2013 at 6:09 PM

His answer to this quote: "One of the things you spoke about in the book is what an actual, foundational, early-human diet really looked like. Are you concerned about the popularity of the meat-heavy, so-called paleo diet?" What?... (more)

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by 1772 · about 20 hours ago

Is palmitic acid "bad," or is this another one of those unsubstantiated claims by status quo?

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August 0 · November 13, 2012 at 4:50 PM

It isn't bad. If you dig around high-fat-nutrition.blogspot.com and you can handle the sarcasm I think you will find this basic idea: Palmitic acid seems to encourage insulin resistance, which to the mainstream is always and everywhere bad. ... (more)

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by 65 · about 20 hours ago

If you could pack a store with paleo/primal friendly foods/snacks/drinks/products what would they be ?

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KL_1 0 · September 20, 2012 at 1:24 AM

A sign saying "Vegans not welcome".

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by 94 · about 20 hours ago

I saw an ad saying "5 foods to NEVER Eat" and clicked on it, thinking it would talk about how awful saturated fats were, etc... Instead it showed a video that I took as being very paleo except for rice, quinea, and sprouted grains, which they... (more)

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Firestorm 0 · January 05, 2012 at 8:17 PM

That program is actually a pretty decent option -- especially for folks who need to be walked through things step by step, and who aren't ready to give up all grains and beans. It's a pretty decent 'starter' for folk who are trying. I already knew... (more)

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by 733 · about 21 hours ago

Looks like Dr Oz may have learned a thing or two from all of his exposure to the paleo diet. Reconsiders fats, meats, low-fat diets, grains, gluten, dairy, among other things. Considering that this is appearing in mainstream media, especially as... (more)

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PaleoDel 0 · September 11, 2011 at 5:55 PM

Dr. Oz says one thing one day, then the complete opposite the next. It just depends on who his sponsor is that particular day. It's kind of hard to take anything he says seriously.

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by 435 · about 21 hours ago

I've been immersed in the world of Paleo since January soaking up every last post in the paleo blogosphere and reading endless questions on here. I feel like I should apply my newly attained knowledge to help push the Paleo movement into the... (more)

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Todd 0 · July 11, 2011 at 8:46 PM

Eat a healthy, whole food diet and watch your medical costs plummet?

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by 1783 · about 21 hours ago

Found this on the MSN mainpage, doesn't get more mainstream! The typical "health" article, but extolling the benefits of beef, dark meat chicken (with skin!), eggs, cheese, butter and coconut! http://on-msn.com/iHFLE3 Is this it? Have we made... (more)

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · May 30, 2011 at 9:07 PM

In any budding trend (idea, product, behavior, etc.) there are always "innovators" (Voegtlin, Eaton, DeVany, Cordain) and "early adopters" (Wolf, Sission, many paleo/primal bloggers, many of you). What we are now seeing is the potential to begin... (more)

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by 24523 · about 21 hours ago

Who will be the paleo luminary who tips paleo into mainstream culture? Is it even possible or even desirable? Do you care, as a paleo eater? The reason I ask is this: the other day, I had the opportunity to have a conversation with a member of... (more)

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Ben 0 · April 07, 2011 at 8:28 PM

I think it's Robb Wolf. His background (and his material) suggests that he has a great grasp on the science side. I'm sure studying under Dr. Cordain helped :-)

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by 693 · about 21 hours ago

It's nice to see mainstream media showing some love for fat! The article is not specifically about paleo, but I love the message. I think my favorite quotes are: "Fat is not the problem," says Dr. Walter Willett, chairman of the department of... (more)

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Stancel_ 0 · December 20, 2010 at 3:01 PM

They are dispensing with fat-phobic dogma only to introduce a new scary demon: carbohydrates. I just have to laugh because they claim to be so educated. What kind of nutritionist puts potatoes in the same category as junk food? This idea that... (more)

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by 2206 · about 21 hours ago

Has anyone else been noticing paleo type things popping up in completely unlikely places? I've grown used to encountering encouraging signs in locavore/farmer's market/farm-to-table and gluten free circles that the CW paradigm is slowly being... (more)

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Chris_7 0 · December 04, 2010 at 4:21 AM

While at Barnes & Noble tonight, I decided to browse through the diet and health section. The first book I noticed, prominently displayed, was something called "This is Why You're Fat" by Jackie Warner. It's the first I'd heard of it, but... (more)

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by 2052 · about 21 hours ago

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1323758/Can-cutting-Carbohydrates-diet-make-live-longer.html ???I???ve cut out all starch such as potatoes, noodles, rice, bread and pasta. Instead I have salads, but no sweet dressing, lots of... (more)

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truth_in_health 0 · October 27, 2010 at 3:41 AM

Dr Rosedale was one of the first, if not the first to speak widely around the world on this topic. Everyone should read ???Insulin and its Metabolic Effects???, a transcript of one of his popular talks many years ago that is posted all over the... (more)

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by 48 · October 20, 2014 at 3:45 AM

Reddit has an open forum with him here: http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/11ipg5/iam_michael_pollan_writer_and_advocate_on_food/ What are your questions for him? Here's Michael Pollan on the paleo diet: "Interesting, but harder to do than... (more)

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by 287 · October 20, 2014 at 3:40 AM

I might get blasted for this but I don't see why everyone who has adapted this lifestyle wants it to be so popular. Sure, I see the benefits and I have told my close friends and family who I truly think could benefit from this lifestyle. Also, if... (more)

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SUSTAINEDfitness 0 · July 24, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Economies of scale should bring down the price of certain paleo items if they become more popular. For instance, Grass-fed beef should not cost as much as it does, since many cows are grass-fed to maturity before they are switched to grain fed to... (more)

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by 396 · October 20, 2014 at 3:31 AM

I was talking to a friend the other day about breakfast. When I told him I usually eat 4 eggs, his reaction was "what about all that cholesterol?!?!?" (Never mind that in this same conversation, he told me how much he loved his new job because... (more)

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Steve_32 0 · March 23, 2012 at 5:59 PM

Here are a couple to start with. Below the abstract, you will also see links to related articles and those that cite these articles. You should be able to find several more by looking at the references or following some of the links below the... (more)

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by 2245 · October 20, 2014 at 3:07 AM

Any one else seen this article or read this book? It looks like a rehash/simplification of Gary Taubes but if it is getting out there in the mainstream (the Daily Mail of all places!!) then it must be a good thing,... (more)

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Eva 0 · November 08, 2010 at 3:32 AM

I wouldn't listen to the body TOO blindly. THe body is the same organism that makes you crave sweets, nicotine, etc. That is the same body craving that many nutritionists are using to say things like 'carbohydrates are needed to keep blood... (more)

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by 1925 · October 19, 2014 at 3:54 AM

Perfect example of mainstream media spewing out @#$!: http://public.stage3.bullseye.com.au/videos/index.files/MED0530SWIT30_WEB_converted.ogv this kind of demonising of saturated fats and misleading of information is what twisted me up so much... (more)

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by 1036 · October 19, 2014 at 3:53 AM

Paleo continues to go mainstream! Edited to turn it into a question: If you watched this, what are your thoughts?

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Tyler_F 0 · October 04, 2012 at 2:18 AM

Eh. Not sure I appreciate the focus on gluten rather than whole foods and the like.

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by 733 · October 19, 2014 at 3:34 AM

http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-february-2-2012/david-agus?xrs=share_twitter I know we have a bunch smart, informed and persuasive people in the paleo community. how can we Help David Agus see his solution is the wrong one, but hes on the... (more)

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Snowyky 0 · February 03, 2012 at 2:54 PM

I watched him on the Early show this morning and he was saying how great statins are and that everyone should be on them?

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by 12174 · October 19, 2014 at 3:12 AM

Rumor has it (from the man himself) that Charles Barkley has been signed up for CrossFit. I admit that I'm kinda excited about this because at our house we have a soft spot for him. :) On one hand he could be back to fighting form fairly quickly... (more)

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luckybastard 0 · April 19, 2011 at 7:02 PM

not a crossfitter but do my lifting at a gym that has it. from what i've seen, crossfit is perfect for former athletes getting their health back. one thing that's always made me kind of chuckle at the crossfit folks geeking out on their workouts... (more)

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by 12174 · October 18, 2014 at 3:14 AM

Here is the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies early report on childhood obesity: http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2011/Early-Childhood-Obesity-Prevention-Policies.aspx Here are the... (more)

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Vrimj 0 · June 24, 2011 at 2:07 PM

Let me start my making it clear I am snarky at times, but I suggest something like this Dear Interfering Sibling (ok use his name), I respect and appreciate your professional expertise so I evaluated the material you sent me. Naturally the... (more)

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by 1187 · October 17, 2014 at 3:19 AM

is anyone commenting on blogs that dis' paleo? whenever mainstream nutritionists say skipping grains and low fat pasteurized dairy is a bad idea, my blood boils. They just love the nutritional value of grains. . . I have to comment. Anyone else? (more)

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Jules_1 0 · September 16, 2011 at 2:08 PM

It's still a bit of a guilty pleasure of mine, but I'm really trying to cut back! ;) I came across one yesterday that referred to couscous as "a perfectly good grain" and I just couldn't let that one slide :(

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by 12174 · October 16, 2014 at 3:15 AM

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2006036/Tom-Jones-Caveman-diet-helps-shed-2-stone-5-months.html Tom Jones is slimmer now due his purported "cave man diet". Is this a sign of mainstreaming? Other thoughts or wisecracks? (more)

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being 0 · June 22, 2011 at 12:02 AM

he must have thought, "i wake up crying" because i weigh "16 tons". someone clearly said "help yourself", tom and they "gave a little love". i imagine that he finally has some "satisfaction" and looks like he could be a real "sugar daddy" with... (more)

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by 384 · October 15, 2014 at 4:05 AM

I was quickly browsing through facebook and one of my old teachers had posted this (... (more)

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thhq 0 · August 02, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Never. It's a difficult choice and you have to have a good reason to want to do it. You have to cook for yourself with expensive ingredients. There's no paleo equivalent to eating 40 bananas a day. What's more likely is the co-opting of paleo... (more)

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by 2771 · October 14, 2014 at 4:08 AM

I've been seeing a lot of press for this Paleofantasy book lately. Almost too much. It seems odd that a book with some serious misinformation about a small segment of the population is getting way too much mainstream attention. Do you think its... (more)

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Meaty_1 0 · April 09, 2013 at 5:31 PM

She's trolling to make an easy buck. She doesn't study nutrition and her methods are mainly observational. Her other popular writing also involves shallow attacks on straw men and useless conclusions. Her formula: (1) Describe observations; (2)... (more)

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