The more time passes, the less interest I have in diet and the more interest I have in lifestyle. Society has become so different than what I imagine hunter-gatherer, or even pastoralist, life was like. Sure, we have it better in countless ways,... (more)
vol??un??teer v??l??n??ti(??)r From Urban Dictionary: 1) The act of giving of yourself to help others. Often followed by a rush of happiness at knowing you've made a difference, but sometimes frustration occurs at going unappreciated or... (more)
Just when I think I can't love you anymore than I already do you go and get all gushy-hearted on us. Great topic! I was lucky to be raised by parents who believed in giving back and we started at an early age. We were raised to be of service to... (more)
Trying to discover the extent of the Paleo community in the UK, where are the hotspots? numbers in or around our location. OK so if you stop by and are from the UK please leave a note stating where you are and what your personal experiences... (more)
I was in Cambridge/Canterbury, now in Norfolk. There's also a thread on this here.
Reading about Hunter-Gatherer societies, I am reminded that they were based upon commmunalism and not the dog-eat-dog competitive paradigm that certain types of evolutionary psychologists (i.e. Steven Pinkner) would have us believe and that... (more)
An interesting aside is in oregon where I live lots of the organic / biodynamic / permaculture farms donate veggies, eggs, cheese, and meat to local food banks or other free community food resources. Some cities and towns have programs to harvest... (more)
Is the paleo community falling into the nutritoinism so pervasive in the modern world? "Nutritionism is a paradigm that assumes that it is the scientifically identified nutrients in foods that determine the value of individual food stuffs in the... (more)
IMHO one of the reasons omega-6 fatty acids are harmful is because much of what we consume (and what is used in studies!) is oxidized. It's been through a bunch of processes that expose it to light and heat, which are the major causes of... (more)
I think hacks is a good forum, but limited. I am wondering what is a quality high traffic site to promote new paleo projects? If it can make an impact in the paleo-sphere you should be able to discuss the ideas not JUST answer questions directly. (more)
I am assuming that at least a few people on here follow Dean's blog. He has announced a new community he is setting up that has an annual subscription. Has anyone looked at what he is offering and are you planning to join? I am wondering what you... (more)
Several of us, behind the scenes, are working on a project that may help our community. It is designed for the mainstream patient to begin to open their mind and begin a national conversation of the primal/paleo lifestyle to improve over all... (more)
Thank you for the awesome question and the intention behind it. It's a true community service. I've been working on attempts to help friends and family for a while, but my resources as an individual are limited and I can immediately see the value... (more)
Instead of living in a master plan community that surrounded a golf course, how about a farm instead? You could walk and get your raw dairy and fresh eggs. It sounds like a good idea to me.
Will Paleo be lumped into other diets, or will it make long-term success? Will be there be a lot of infighting and egos, or can we unite together on the 80-90% we share in common? (I hope for the latter). Will the internet make us more then just... (more)
what an odd question. paleo as a group is irrelevant to the way i choose to live personally. maybe if a national political party were to immerge from our commonalities, i might care more.
Sometimes you think you've nailed it--an incisive question, a well-researched on-point answer, or a brilliant display of wit. Then . . . NOTHING -- a big fat zero or you might limp in with +/- 1 Here's a chance to dazzle the PH community again... (more)
Somebody once said, "Ask not what your Paleo can do for you, but what you can do for your Paleo." I forget who said that. Maybe it was Mark Sisson. I don't know. One of those guys. Anyway, I have heard the call and am ready to pick-up that... (more)
Scott - you should write for the Enquirer you sensationalist!
Good morning (and happy St. Crispin's Day for anyone looking for a reason to feast!), I live in northern LA county, in the Santa Clarita Valley. I thought it worth while to throw a feeler out to see if there are any other Hacks in the area that... (more)
I think most would agree that a strong sense of community is good for our health and quality of life. What really got me thinking about this was the "issue" of girls in their late teens getting pregnant. While 18 is a pretty ideal age... (more)
Today, I was curios about whether the "other side" had a strong blog community like the paleo community does. Are there any nutrition, science based blogs that promote the low-fat diet or is the paleo community unique in this respect?
I'm trying to maintain one Twitter account for the sake of following all Tweets considered Paleo/Primal (i.e. Mark_Sisson). For those of you with Twitter accounts, would you care to share them if you're so inclined? I think it would make for a... (more)
Check out this thread - lots of Twiiter peeps listed there. And there's me: @NEKLocalvore!
At the risk of sounding like an idiot, what is the Community Wiki? Why would I click on it when I answer? Who are the people that go to old questions and mark them Community, and why do they do that? IS THERE a wiki somewhere with all this... (more)
This is a very real and serious condition that I'm sure many readers can be classified under. I'm just wanting to get in contact with people who have fatigue and share coping strategies, work, school, life, treatments, cures, etc. Doesn't matter... (more)
Grok [grok] "Do you feel like nobody groks you? Don't worry, Robert A. Heinlein does. In his 1961 best-selling science fiction novel,??Stranger in a Strange Land, Heinlein coined the term to mean an understanding so thorough that "the observer... (more)
Fight Gone Bad is a Crossfit event for charity giving to some very worthy causes. I thought this might be a good place to get the word out if you're doing it to help generate some more funds. If you dont know about it, here's some info -... (more)
I feel that very recently, I've started to see the dining options where I live (Seattle) growing more paleo friendly. More chefs are cooking with paleo-approved fats (or receptive to cooking with tallow and olive/avocado/coconut oil when asked),... (more)
I must say in Wichita, KS the answer is no. We do have a Natural Grocers here now that carries local grass fed meat. The closest thing we have to a place to eat out and stay paleo would be Chipotle Grill.
Is it feasible for the paleo-community to directly fund real, legitimate and useful scientific studies regarding nutrition/health? What kind of studies might provide the best bang for the buck? How much value might we expect to get from such... (more)
Lately I???ve become enamored with the idea of building one of these tiny homes. Thoughts, ideas, live in one now?