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by 2028 · about 8 hours ago

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)

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Jules_1 0 · July 26, 2011 at 5:47 PM

The comments in the recent Yahoo Shine paleo article are really grinding my gears. I counted about a dozen so far that are smugly declaring that paleo is BS because cavemen only lived to be 30. Sigh... I just have to keep telling myself "more... (more)

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by 15 · October 31, 2014 at 3:46 AM

http://altmed.creighton.edu/Paleodiet/Foodlist.html Hi everybody, I found this site while performing a google search (I was actually looking up where black eyed peas might fit in my diet) and I am pretty annoyed at what I perceive to be clear... (more)

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Tyler_F 0 · July 26, 2012 at 3:17 PM

"This list was obtained from the book Paleo Diet by Loren Cordain" 'nuff said.

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by 1418 · October 31, 2014 at 3:44 AM

I am kind of ticked off by this actually. I was just watching this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgEE5DJ1vgA&feature=relmfu and at 0:30 and 3:52 I saw something that made my jaw drop. It shocked me because, I was raw vegan(not... (more)

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Rob_28 0 · June 30, 2012 at 12:16 PM

Holy Cow (no pun intended), but I'm sure you can get by on such bad nutrition when you look like you haven't lifted anything above 5lbs your entire life. This woman needs some meat(again no pun intended) on her bones. Sometimes I wonder if... (more)

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by 110 · October 31, 2014 at 3:31 AM

http://www.sportsdietitians.com.au/resources/upload/Fact_sheet_201.pdf "Low carbohydrate diets achieve weight loss because they are low in kilojoules, not because carbohydrate is fattening. Weight loss may be faster over six months on a low... (more)

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PrimalDanny 0 · January 20, 2012 at 3:21 PM

I'm not sure that this is a question, but it highlights many of the problems around at the moment. It's not as if it's completely wrong, but these arguments are being had by vested interests (and too often that includes scientists as well on... (more)

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by 19220 · October 31, 2014 at 3:26 AM

Does the source of your information on diet and health determine how you accept the information? Do you question and research into advice from paleo* online/book sources as you would from your Primary Care doctor or other conventional... (more)

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Aravindan_Balasubramanian 0 · October 31, 2011 at 7:01 PM

I agree with Rose regarding the element of faith. We could go on and on about how someone earns our trust and becomes a "guru" that we rely upon (e.g. formal training, letters before/after their name, personal life transformation story, etc).... (more)

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by 1925 · October 30, 2014 at 4:26 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 7660 · October 27, 2014 at 3:30 AM

This is an offshoot from another question (here) but it seemed good enough to warrant its own thread. Has going Paleo affected how you view the news/media information? If CW was so dead wrong about nutrition, are they right about anything?... (more)

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feelingsaboutfood 0 · February 26, 2012 at 5:48 PM

I was a skeptic before I found paleo... now I'm cynical/skeptical of almost everything I hear. My non-skeptic/SAD friends probably think I'm a big ol Debbie Downer. As far as the news goes, I trust Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart more than any... (more)

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by 8239 · October 27, 2014 at 3:24 AM

The new Paleo Diet Infographic (see "Click Me," right side column) is quite good. However, it's got an error of fact that could be easily corrected, and should be. The "McGovern Commission" was headed by Sen. George McGovern, but it had nothing... (more)

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