So my room mate, a chronic sufferer or self diagnosed IBS, wants to try paleo for a couple weeks to a month to try and get some relief. I've done paleo in the past, and have done Whole 30 before, but I've only half assed it since nursing school... (more)
Green fibers such as Brocolli, Kale, Brussel Sprouts. Are they inflammatory to the gut? I've read this a few times but it seems incorrect to me. I'm currently on a paleo gut-healing diet and I eat a lot of this stuff, it makes me feel great.... (more)
A couple of months ago before I could consider myself really healthy. I was following all of the protocols of the paleo/perfect health diet and I felt pretty amazing. I've been building up my health for years after discovering what was wrong... (more)
The anti inflammatory diets tend toward cutting back on some of the saturated fats and red meat. Part of the reason I went with paleo eating is to work on migraines and joint pain and I have done pretty well on the path. Just wondering if dropping... (more)
Paleo is an anti-inflammatory diet as it cuts out the biggest sources of inflammation: n-6 fats, excessive refined carbohydrates, and the worst for many of us: grains (and also dairy if/while poorly tolerated). It emphasises nutrient dense foods... (more)
It has like nothing for the vitamins and minerals, why is it strongly inflammatory, is it because saturated fat is inflammatory or what? I don't get it, I thought this was a health food. http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/fats-and-oils/508/2 (more)
Sprained my low back (pain when bending and lifting, no swelling or warmth) and I'm wondering how to heal it (got a ski trip in 8days). NSAIDs? isn't inflammation healthy for acute injuries? staying paleo and upped vit D to 4000IUs/Day. Up Omega... (more)
Effect of Dietary Linoleic Acid on Markers of Inflammation in Healthy Persons: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials "We conclude that virtually no evidence is available from randomized, controlled intervention studies among... (more)
Linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid, which means that you must eat it. Linoleic acid, is present in many foods including vegetable fats/oils and animal fat/oils. Virtually all oils contain some amount (some contain only trivial amounts) of... (more)
I was recently asked for evidence beyond blogs or opinion pieces on the problems with omega 3/6 ratios and how important they are. I have read that o3 isn't all that important and supplementing is unnecessary. I have searched Pubmed but nothing... (more)
Do you get better health and nutritional value from eating beef raw? Instinct tells me that something about cooking beef makes it more inflammatory and less healthy, especially if its grass fed
Do you agree with paleo-censorship?
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?