Paleo-friendly News Article While I'm not always keen on Foxnews (I have it added to my Pulse so I can spy on the enemy), I was pleasantly surprised to wake up this morning and see this article. While it doesn't come out and say "Paleo" anywhere... (more)
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)
Just read this article on Yahoo regarding people dying from diabetes without even knowing they have it. Tragic, yes. But the article writes that they are dying from ketoacidosis then goes on to infer that being in dietary ketosis is the same... (more)
For a long time I believed them, but since reading up about paleo, a few people suggest skipping breakfast/IF and I'm not so sure of what's what any more.
Ray Bradbury's story, "The Murderer,"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Murderer, "murders" all forms of technology, wrist radios (like iphones), constant music devices, tv, that constant babbling, and finds himself arrested. He wants to be put away... (more)
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/04/090407130905.htm At first I was shocked by this studies claims, but then I realized that we've known for a while that eating a low carb diet can cause a little insulin resistance as the body reduces... (more)
*Hi everyone, I recently read this in a French magazine, in an article named "how to stay zen in 2012" [lol] here's a translation: Pre-historic peoples were super-zen, says nutritionist Laurent Chevallier, Like a hunter-gatherer, we should... (more)
Just saw this Onion comic... Are there more individuals on more-or-less "Fringe" or Satire media outlets looking at traditional foods with more reason than the sensationalist media? Not including specifically Paleo news sources, while... (more)
The topic of the first hour of On Point this morning is sugar and its prevalence in the SAD. Dr. Lustig is one of the panelists, and is putting out good points and numbers about sugar and making recommendations as to what should be done. Do you... (more)
So my MIL called me last week to tell me that Dr. Oz was on the Marilyn Davis Show (which I'd never heard of since we don't get cable) and he would be evaluating different "fad diets" (is anyone else bothered as much as I am when people call it... (more)
Don't worry. These will pass. There are 4 phases of a revolution. First everybody ignores you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you, and then you win. We are somewhere between 2nd and 3rd phase. Hope we transition to the 4th phase soon :-). (more)
I work in TV production (for the Food Network, among others) and would like to get into documentary film. I'm wondering if there's a documentary on Paleo coming down the pike? Something in the vein of Supersize Me and Food, Inc. If so, I would... (more)
This has been on my radar for a while: In Search of the Perfect Human Diet. According to the website, it's out in January. You'll see some familiar paleo names among the donors and in the trailer, but it's not clear how closely they've tracked... (more)
I'm one of those people who looks up from the paper and says "Hey, this is interesting/horrifying/ridiculous, listen to this...." Unfortunately for me, no one in my immediate circle is or understands paleo. So whenever I see an egregious piece of... (more)
I just ran across this article, What's Our Food Identity, and was pretty stunned to see them actually include us in the list of movers and shakers who are moving the US in a positive direction. It's brief mention albeit but I want to cry tears of... (more)
Here is the article, published yesterday. I, for one, found it unexpectedly refreshing - the first article I've seen in the mainstream press in which a gluten-free lifestyle is not immediately dismissed but instead acknowledged as a viable option... (more)
I enjoyed the article. I also was happy to see them mention that boxed/processed foods that say "gluten free" do not translate into "healthy." This is definitely showing gluten free as acceptable and doable (albeit difficult).
Dr Oz is an idiot (or maybe just an opportunistic cynic) who is bought and sold by the medical/pharmaceutical establishment. After watching this show, because of the head-nodding science that is behind the paleo/primal movement, shows like this... (more)
In the past few years I've received a few magazine subscriptions for free, but having read their diet and exercise advice I found myself glad that I hadn't paid anything for them! Of course the routine offenses include recommendation of healthy... (more)
Just heard Taubes do an NPR interview. http://www.wnyc.org/shows/bl/2010/dec/28/why-we-get-fat/ Given his prodigious talent as a writer, he is surprisingly bad at communicating his work in interviews. Is there anyone out there who makes a... (more)
I came to Paleo because Robb Wolf made me laugh. It seems like so many people become crusaders and lose perspective and humor. He still has his and is realistic about how people are really going to eat. That is what sold me.
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)
I need to stop reading nutrition articles on CNN or I might rage and smash my monitor. Here's today's gem: http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/11/11/weight.loss.race/index.html?hpt=C2 The headline is "The bottom-line diet: Eat less" The whole point... (more)
Mainstream media outlets are the processed carbs of mass communication.
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)
I just noticed 'gluten free' as one of the top 10 google searches currently trending now. Apparently, ABC news has written an article on it calling it the latest 'fad' diet. http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory?id=11659153 The article is... (more)
Hi, all. I've just published Episode 1 of a new Paleo Podcast called This Week in Paleo. It's something I've wanted to do for some time now. I'm OK with the results for the first episode, but I'd sure like to get a lot better at this. And,... (more)
We have talked some about educating others, which can be an uphill battle in the current climate. Perhaps one clue as to how we might help others is to find out more about others helped us. How did you first find out about paleo eating and... (more)
for me a lot of things begin with a book... :) A friend tried to convince me that it's the bread that is bad, not the butter. I was totally skeptical... but finally borrowed "Good calories, bad calories" from her. Could hardly stop, finally got my... (more)