Is the Paleo Diet, just like Atkins or any other low carb diet?
Paleo does not necesseraly have to be like Atkins. Atkins (if i understand correctly) was a high-fat, High-protein, low carb diet, but with Paleo you can make it as high or low carb as you want. Also, with Atkins, you can have artificial colors... (more)
Hi. I am a 33 year old female and I weigh 145 pounds. I would like to lose 15 pounds as it is weight i have gained in the last year since moving and starting a new job. I have tried calorie restricting but i can never manage to stick to it and... (more)
This video says that eating a low carb diet is dangerous and is basically can cause diabetes through fat toxicity... Is there any merit to this? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=es4PFR5GZTY (more)
I bring this up because I read a lot of N=1's on diet blogs. Many successful Atkins dieters report having to have their gall bladders removed. While a major cause of gallstones is refined carbs and obesity, rapid weight loss on the high fat... (more)
The cause for gallstones and for gallbladder attacks are not the same. Low-fat or very-low-calorie diets cause gallstones, eating fat when gallstones are already present causes gallbladder attacks. If you already have gallstones and go on a high... (more)
Possible Duplicate: What do we think of this article by our good friend Dean Ornish? Promotes carbohydrate consumption and low meat diet as healthiest through some sort of super-study.... (more)
Dean Ornish had an OpEd piece in the New York Times yesterday singing the praises of meat free diets while slamming "Atkins like" diets as... (more)
I have never followed a brand name low carb diet (i.e. Atkins, South Beach, Ideal Protein) so I am wondering what the motivation behind them is. They preach that they are getting people healthier, however the prepackaged food that they sell to... (more)
Just wanted to ask all u paleo / primal supporters a question. Was Dr. Robert Atkins right all along? I read his book recently and it sounds like he was right all along, yet so many rubbished his diet books. I would be grateful for your comments... (more)
Hello to all. Just curious if anyone has gone from Paleo to Atkins? I have been following the Atkins diet now for 3 days and have noticed that the cravings for sweets are a lot more intense on Atkins as a pose to Paleo. I might add that on atkins... (more)
How would we ever know? Anyone who had done this would now be answering questions on AtkinsHacks.com
I'm doing a 21 day challenge as a start to the paleo diet. I am doing fine, my wife not so much. She is having nausea and low energy. The same thing happened years ago when we tried to do the Atkins diet. We are eating all organic and pastured... (more)
I am just a little confused about what "paleo" means, I guess. How is it any different than the Atkins diet if people use condiments and dairy products? As far as I know, paleo doesn't necessarily imply low carb. Personally, I don't fathom that... (more)
My husband is diabetic, so he mostly eats paleo, but he eats a lot of the Atkins stuff, because it's easy to take along to work etc. When I indulge in these treats I tend to get a little loosey goosey in the intestinal tract, which I assume is... (more)
I've been following paleo way of living for a little while now and believe it's absolutely the way to go. Just like any new beginner though I'm guessing, I just want to ensure this is the way to go. I understand Dr. Atkins died from hitting his... (more)
I've been following paleo way of living for a little while now and believe it's absolutely the way to go. Just like any new beginner though, I'm guessing, I just want to ensure this is the way to go. I understand Dr. Atkins died from hitting his... (more)
http://academicearth.org/lectures/battle-of-the-diets With all the discussion of carb levels in the Paleosphere, this seems timely; even though it is probably a flash from the past for many of you, it's new for me. Fascinating & large study... (more)
I posted a question a few days ago about stomach issues, but didn't check if I mentioned that I was on Prilosec for GERD, as well as an inhaler for something called enosiphilic (sp?) esophogitis, inflammation of... I was initially skeptical of... (more)
Has anyone started on Atkins and gone to Paleo? I've been on Atkins for 7 years but have been reading up on Paleo and am now wondering if cutting out dairy would be beneficial. If you have switched from one to the other, what were your results... (more)
I would like to understand the similarities and differences between the Atkins and low carb paleo diet, as practised by many. I see two important differences: that paleo stresses the value of pasture raised (if possible also organic) meat, dairy... (more)
Take that Ornish! http://www.palmbeachdailynews.com/news/health/johns-hopkins-study-atkins-better-than-standard-low-2308473.html "A recent study presented at the American Heart Association???s March meeting lauded low-carb diets such as Atkins... (more)
I usually say Atkins has the right idea but that primal eating is based on evolutionary science and is more natural/not diet-y. I'd like to be able to explain more so people get it. What do you guys say?
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