It is already known that nightshades contain potent toxins such as glycoalkaloids (solanine, capsaicin, etc.). However, these toxins for most people are relatively benign, and with proper preparation, can be part of a healthy Paleo diet when... (more)
As I understand it, our Paleo ancestors lived in much chillier times. I simply cannot fathom one of my predecessors sitting, huddled under a Wooly Mammoth pelt by the fire, cold-feeting anybody who tries to share the heat with him. However, here... (more)
Other names I have heard used for Paleolithic Diet (and its variants) include: Caveman diet Raw paleolithic diet CrossFit diet Paleolithic nutrition Primal diet Ancestral diet Evolutionary diet Traditional diet Neanderthal diet Any... (more)
We all futz around with our diets trying to find what works best with our bodies. There are SO many various "branches" of Paleo (Primal, Whole30, Lacto-Paleo, PHD, Ancestral, etc). Is there a quiz or test or assessment anywhere that could help... (more)
I see this was done last year so I'll ask since it doesn't appear to be a breach of protocol. I didn't manage to get a ticket before they sold out and I would really like to attend. If anyone out there has had a change of plans and will be... (more)
I asked this question in response to someones answer on another question, she suggested I ask it as an actual question. So here I go... What would you define as "primal," "paleo," and "ancestral"? Ive heard both primal and paleo (obviously) and... (more)
I know we've had numerous threads about fruit-consumption, fructose in our modern fruits, old fruits and their tastes versus our modern day fruits, etc. This morning I came across this very interesting post from... (more)
Looking for evidence/resources to the makeup, sugar, starch, fructose, glucose of Fruit over time. Specifically the generic fruit we eat today, what the ancestral versions were like, how we've "selected" the sweeter fruits and replanted, cross... (more)
Basically, I'm new to this diet. A close friend of mine recommended it because he felt like had good results from trying it out and I trust his opinion. However, another friend of mine has been constantly telling me I'm following some sort of... (more)
About a year ago I asked this question about the scientific evidence against eating a lot of fruit. Apparently there isn't any, which could mean there is no research done on this subject, or simply that eating lots of fruit is generally healthy.... (more)
Or do you have an idea of where to find one?
There are many flavors of Paleo floating around; the term itself seems to mean something different to almost everyone. What does Paleo mean to you? Which flavor do you subscribe to, and why? What changes have you made in your life as a result? (more)
Anyone share some good links or recommended reading that can detail more Ancestral Eating on a regional basis example: Nordic culture adapted to milk, reason why alot of Caucasians from that area don't develop lactose intolerance at 20 as opposed... (more)
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?
Paleo and Body Type Theory?