what do you eat instead of sugar. Stevia, raw agave. More im interested in local things and exotic things. lind tree suger. Or lindflower polls. Some local roots. Or some technices. Cold cranbewrries taste sweet, while warm just taste more... (more)
I dont understand why but anytime I east beef, I have some of the worst smelling Gas. I dont know if this is a digestion issue or what. It also seems to take at least two days to process through and exit.
I was told the other day that redheads do not generally get bitten by mosquitos or flies of any kind - and being the positive and proud paleo that I am, immediately thought, "Hmmmm, cavemen didn't get bitten either" (having been sure I read... (more)
hey yall, i just started reading this guy's stuff today. His name is David Getoff. He is from the PPNF, which is WAPrelated. At any rate, im clicking through his site and lo and behold he has a little diet page...check it out, its paleo all the... (more)
OK, I got into a debate with a co-worker and it seems that we have very different opinions on the Inuit diet and its effect on their health. Her husband is an ER doc who has spent some time in Alaska. He noticed a lot of Inuit with cardriovascular... (more)
Until recently, the only flesh foods I ate were fish and seafood. After considerable reading, I decided to add meat back into my diet, but I have been having problems with GERD frequently. It occurs after the first few bites of meat. It's fixed... (more)
"Evolution is cleverer than you are." (Leslie Orgel???s Second Rule) The evolutionary paradigm for health is such a strong one and has proven to be really helpful to many. Still, evolution is not about health, it's about replication of genes,... (more)
I remember people telling me that when you feel hunger pains that your body is cannibalizing muscle. Is this just faulty conventional wisdom? Im trying to lean out a bit but I shed muscle very easy and I worried about loosing any gains that I... (more)
So, on my very exciting Friday night -- Researching on the Interwebs about milk + health (believe me I'll have some questions over the next few days for y'all, don't want to overwhelm everyone at once;), I found some pretty strong criticisms of... (more)
I hate the thought of using just lettuce leaves in place of the bun... is that the usual strategy? Or is there some bun-like substance that I could buy at the supermarket or some specialty store? Or a quick recipe that I could make at home?... (more)
I was flipping through a book, "The Fat Resistance Diet", which definitely is not Paleo, but I noticed he said to not eat eggs scrambled because the cholesterol will be oxidized and therefore unhealthy. I had never heard this before but I would... (more)
I have heard a lot of people say that smoked meat is bad for you and realize I have fallen into believing the Conventional Wisdom on that one. Is there any scientific basis to avoid smoked meats?
Paleo is easy at home, but more challenging elsewhere. My bag lunches used to be built around a sandwich. It's hard to think of a really convenient paleo replacement. Left-overs are good, but what if there aren't any left over? I'm thinking of... (more)
According to this site and others http://www.nutritiondata.com/facts/nut-and-seed-products/3113/2 Coconut milk is highly inflammatory. However, Paleo is meant to be highly anti-inflammatory, is this information correct and the inflammation from... (more)
Male, 48, on a straightforward LC diet for several years. Started Crossfit about 4 months ago. I'm having problems with both intensity and recovery. I'm considering trying out the targeted ketogenic diet (TKD) outlined in the book "The... (more)
In weaning myself of all refined carbs I find that sugar in my coffee is the hardest. I have cut sugar in coffee by half and recently switched even that to using Truvia instead. It is supposedly half stevia and half sugar alcohol. Is Truvia ok to... (more)
Erythrirol and Stevia seems to be your best bet right now. E. has the advantage of having the same texture as sugar (at 60-70% the sweetness) which makes it suitable for baking with e.g. almond flour.
So, you are eating a near enough vlc paleo diet and consuming plenty of fat and taking in 2.5k-3k + calories per day. Will you lose weight without reducing the calories? If so how?Your body will use the fat instead of the carbs but surely it will... (more)
I just came across the macrobiotic diet. ... is a dietary regimen that involves eating grains as a staple food supplemented with other foodstuffs such as vegetables and beans, and avoiding the use of highly processed or refined... (more)