Fad Diet Questions
I just watched this video on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EILS-vuxXD0 . (start at 25:00 for a description of their use of agriculture and meals). It is about the Ecuadoran Indians, a tribe that dates back to the prehistoric stone age... (more)
I caught this post by Michael Ruhlman today: http://ruhlman.com/2012/04/food-facism/ He seems to try to make a distinction between those with allergies versus intolerances, and those who keep their diets to themselves versus those who... (more)
I used to eat white bread ketchup sandwiches in high school because I thought it was fat-free and would help me lose weight. Also, I ate fries because I thought it was healthier than a burger. No lie. I also downed sugar laden yogurts thinking I... (more)
My cynical 14 y.o. sister is convinced the paleo diet is a fad diet/scam/money making deal for Mark Sisson, Loren Cordain, etc. We have arguments/debates and when I asked her to read the Primal Blueprint or the Paleo Diet (only paleo books i have)... (more)
So I came across this INCREDIBLY irritating article in Jezebel today taking the piss of paleo/crossfit and calling it a 'fad diet'. What do you guys think? http://jezebel.com/5899319/stop-using-cavemen-as-an-excuse-for-your-fad-diet (more)
Just to give you a little background. I have lost 21 pounds since August 1st by eating paleo and tracking my food consistently. I have been seeing an Integrative physician since July and she has been fantastic although she initially recommended I... (more)
I've just found this article about the 8 reasons the Paleo diet should be extinct It gives the same old flawed arguments we see over and over - hunter gathers did eat grains, hunter gathers died young etc etc. So, do you ignore these articles,... (more)
So my MIL called me last week to tell me that Dr. Oz was on the Marilyn Davis Show (which I'd never heard of since we don't get cable) and he would be evaluating different "fad diets" (is anyone else bothered as much as I am when people call it... (more)
Don't worry. These will pass. There are 4 phases of a revolution. First everybody ignores you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you, and then you win. We are somewhere between 2nd and 3rd phase. Hope we transition to the 4th phase soon :-). (more)
So I hung out with a girl today who was boasting over how amazing her diet is and how it makes her feel awesome, etc. From some Uruguayan doctor named Dr. Alejandro Junger. Apparently the celebs in Hollywood like Gweneth Paltrow are using his... (more)
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?
Paleo and Body Type Theory?