80 20 Questions
If most people practicing a paleo lifestyle follow the 80/20 or 90/10 rule, what's the point of staying away from foods like nuts and fruits if cheat meals/foods are still on the table? I personally struggle with what whole foods should make up... (more)
My friend has sensitivites to all sorts of foods. For a long time she's eaten variations of a very good paleo diet, tried all sorts of therapies and never lots a single gram. Nothing. Nada. Never. And she doesn't eats a lot of calories (she's... (more)
I hear people talk about the "80 / 20" way of eating Paleo, and when I they admit to what the other 20% is, it's usually that they eat potatoes, some sort of dairy product, or even just a chocolate bar. I haven't heard anyone admit to eating any... (more)
Ello. I've been reading more and more about the Paleo diet through websites, blogs and journals. Something that crossed my mind was the 80/20 rule. So, I would really appreciate it if someone would elaborate on that rule. PLEASE and THANK YOU!... (more)
I think this rule is best interpreted as strive for 100% - but if you slip up every once in a while don't beat yourself up over it!
I'm new to paleo and incorporating at least some paleo elements into my diet (increasing fat and meat intake, eliminating grains and sugar, decreasing industrial oil intake), shooting for fat loss and, more importantly, improved well-being... (more)
Please excuse the overly broad and lengthy question. What if how we are eating is good for health and makes you a happy Crossfitter or Movnatter, but is not optimal for lifespan? Not that there is any one "paleo diet", but most of us eat lots of... (more)
The Paleo Diet and other plans involve a few flex meals each week. I hate the term cheat meal, but I guess that's a personal bias. Anyway, Here's my question: Among those who do an 80-85% compliance thing do you see better results (look,... (more)
My mom's birthday is this weekend and I was planning on baking a cake as my gift to her, and I was planning on baking a red velvet cake. Naturally, red velvet cake is not paleo at all, so I did a search on and found quite a handful of paleo/gluten... (more)
I've met a wide range of paleo followers, from the orthodoxy, who consider eating yams and rice as cheating, to the very loose paleoites, who eat bread from time to time. There's a lot of things that can be argued as non-paleo and part of the 20%... (more)
...and did you feel any different than when you were less strict? These are the three horses of the SAD apocolypse, hence singling them out. I haven't gone more than a week or so uber-strict, because of the odd dark chocolate, Chipotle... (more)
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