I thought Allen Carr's Easyway to stop smoking was so brilliant I decided to take a look at his Easyway to Lose Weight. Concepts: 1. “With my method you can eat as much of your favourite foods as you want, whenever you want, as often as... (more)
So I went to this 2 week retreat where vegetarian food was served. I managed to avoid soy and gluten and ate non-paleo stuff such as white rice, milk, oats, lentils, beans, sprouts, tahini and some gluten-free treats but I felt undernourished and... (more)
I just finished reading the following article: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/weird-food-allergy-stresses-moms-baffles-doctors/story?id=18843611 In the first case noted the child who was diagnosed with food protein induced entercolitis syndrome... (more)
Hello, this is my first post on Paleo Hacks. I'm hoping you can help me a little with my wife and "conversion" issues, plus a new health challenge. My wife is pretty much the complete opposite of me on fitness ... well, sort of. She does... (more)
I stopped eating meat not too too long ago, maybe about a year ago. Then in August, my skin started breaking out horrifically...and the health of my hair was obviously deteriorating, it started looking very dry and the ends were ruined (even soon... (more)
Report found at the follwing link: http://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20120502/hate-meat-it-may-be-in-your-genes The study basically outlines that some people may very well have a gene (if not 2) that intensifies the scent of the steroid androstenone... (more)
I'm surprised I haven't seen this here yet. I was wondering what people's thoughts here are on Quorn, a man-made protein product. It's not made from grains or soy. It's a mycroprotein. http://www.quorn.us/About-Us/ I normally eat eggs and... (more)
It's highly processed with various additives, so it's quite bad IMHO. I used to eat that a lot when I was living in the UK (I had a phase where I tried to limit real meat 12-14 years ago).
Possible Duplicate: What role did vegetarianism/veganism play in Steve Jobs' health? Was Steve Jobs a lifetime vegetarian? Do you think all that time abusing the beta cells in his pancreas had anything to do with his development of cancer? (more)
I'm new to paleo. I just read this and now I'm a bit confused. The scientific basis of vegetarianism I keep reading different articles and each person says the other way of eating is unhealthy and will lead to health problems. They all sound... (more)
Im seeing more and more MMA fighters adopt vegetarianism and it got me to thinking that we almost never hear about a professional athlete contribute part of their success to Paleo. Shane Carwin is a beast of a man and just went... (more)
I LOVE doing experiments on myself. So, why not go vegetarian? Why not just try it? Its better to try it now before I have any more days under my belt. Do you guys think I am crazy? Read more about my thoughts via todays blog... (more)
I don't really know what to do here. I've been eating meat for the last ten years or so after being vegetarian for most of my life, but I still only ate it fairly rarely. I never cooked it at home, but would order it if we were out. Other than... (more)
I'm a vegetarian, and not willing to give that up at this point in my life. I do eat both eggs and dairy, and take fish oil for the DHA.I also supplement with B12 as a precaution. I can't bring myself to actually eat fish. I want to apply paleo... (more)
I know there are a lot of former vegetarians on this site. Does anybody know of people who tried Paleo for at least 30 days and then went vegetarian? Just trying to satisfy my curiosity here. I recognize this may not be the best place to ask... (more)
Going back to vegetarianism after a taste of Paleo would be like going back to live with my parents, it would be absurd.
Having spent so much time as a vegan, one argument I heard frequently was that humans are naturally herbivores, so consuming meat is harmful and "unnatural." Unfortunately this also seems to have seeped into pop culture as well and I've also heard... (more)
YOU can add to this Community Wiki...simply click "edit"! Comparing us to Great Apes ignores that they have the ability to ferment the tough foliage that they eat into free fatty acids, which account for 57% of calories consumed in gorillas.... (more)
For example, even though people have supposedly evolved eating meets and vegetables or whatever, does that mean that vegetarianism is wrong for human consumption? I just think that, even though I follow and appreciate the paleo diet to an extent,... (more)
Hello, I'm 18 years old and have been on a vegetarian diet for 2.5 years. In April, I started Crossfit and subsequently added all the paleo restrictions to my diet, all the while not eating meat. Now, I'm convinced to switch to meat, but I don't... (more)
Okay, that title might be a bit hyperbolic, but it's correct in principle. I've got a friend who is currently vegetarian (didn't know that) who is convinced that giving up meat is why she's feeling better. She does admit that it hasn't helped with... (more)
If she's doing it for ethical or moral reasons, you're never going to convince her of anything. You could let her try it and see how she's doing in 4-6 weeks. That is usually long enough for the malnutrition to kick in. She'll be complaining of... (more)
Tried Vegetarianism for 14 months, but stopped last January. Then this summer I was introduced to Paleo, and now I have seen the light. Gradually over the course of a couple months I have been going more and more Paleo with my diet. Inronically,... (more)
So let's say you can only afford or only have access to organic/grass fed meat say....once every couple of months. Are you better off going vegetarian or eating conventional meat with all the hormones/antibiotics etc?
Do you ever have moments where you think that this diet might be wrong? That saturated fat IS bad for you? (as the NHS tells me it is and even some parts of the paleo community do too) or that grains ARE healthy? When you look at vegetarian... (more)
I have a cast on my hand so can't type much, but curious on your thoughts. They are comparing a veggie diet to one full of grain-fed meat. Wondering what the results would have been had they had a grassfed-eating test group as well. ... (more)
Melissa of HuntGatherLove posted this link on her Twitter: http://www.diseaseproof.com/archives/hurtful-food-sniffles-come-readily-with-just-a-dip-into-the-sad-diet.html I read that, and my snarky anti-vegetarian side says Talia is nuts to think... (more)
I think it's more that our bodies get used to particular things and don't react well to change in general. It's like how tourists typically get sick from drinking the water but locals can drink it and be fine.
http://letthemeatmeat.com/tagged/When_I_Was_Vegan His diet evolved from homecooked American (child), lacto-ovo-vegetarian, vegetarian, vegan, Macrobiotic, and then surprise :) finally learns about evolutionary fitness (aka Paleo) from his... (more)
I viewed the blog recently as it was mentioned somewhere I was already reading. I have nothing against it but I didn't add it to my bookmarked list as it didn't add anything to my own journey.
After going paleo in the last weeks, the issue of what one eats have been coming more frequently during my conversation with my friends. Surprisingly, I found out that quite a few of my friends do not eat meat. They don't publicly label... (more)