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**Master List of Paleo Diet Variations: In Fifteen Words or Less**

Answered on September 12, 2014
Created March 18, 2012 at 9:03 PM

What are the most popular variations on the general theme of paleo diets? Can you describe them in fifteen words or less? If so, please submit your suggestion and they'll be added to the alphabetically-ordered list.

Archevore: Avoid neolithic agents of disease such as gluten and excess fructose and n6 fatty acids

Colpo: Protein per LBM, carbs per activity level, rest natural fat. Eat "paleo" foods, no grains.

Deep Nutrition: Eat meat on bone, fermented foods, sprouted stuff and fresh plants, and organ meats

Faileo: Low-fat turkey and chicken breast, steamed broccoli and carrots, "paleo" almond nut brownies.

Foodie Paleo: Spend more of budget on paleo-ish food, emphasize hedonism, reject term "foodie"

Lazy-Ass Paleo: Slim Jim's, Fake Cheese, Questionable apples, from locally owned smoke shop, beer is ok -head in sand.

Leangains: Fasting and Lotsa protein and carbs after lifting, cycled with lower carb, without paleo emphasis

Leptin Rx: Optimizing hormones and electrons through protein breakfast, potentially cold adaptation, etc.

Low Reward: Avoiding seasonings and added flavors to decrease overeating from eating rewarding (rewarding not equal to palatable) foods

Perfect Health Diet: Quantifying macronutrients and micronutrients with moderate "safe starches", nutrient dense foods, and supplement list

Primal: Paleo without remnants of Cordain like saturated fat avoidance, absolutely no dairy, etc

PSMF, paleo style: Eat pretty much only animal protein and veggies with negligable fat and carbs for rapid fat loss

Raw Paleo: Raw paleo foods, duh. Often includes only meat or mostly meat.'

Ray Peat: Coconut, fruit, sugar, orange juice, dairy, salt, and gelatin diet for warmth, hair and sex.

Rosedale Diet: High fat, low carb, lowish protein for longevity and weight loss

Slow Carb: Paleo with lots of beans, less fat emphasis, and required cheat days.

Wahls Diet: Multiple Sclerosis diet with sulfurous veggies, berries, seaweed, organs

Whole 30: Paleo diet with no "cheats" for 30 days

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on April 27, 2012
at 03:08 AM

It also doesn't really add up with the observations of those who really are experts at body recomposition. Anyway, Archevore needs something about your RDA of parasitic worms.

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on April 02, 2012
at 04:57 AM

...just like that piece of bread is cutting your intestines!

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on April 01, 2012
at 05:24 PM

I've never read Cordain, so I have no idea what "Primal" means in this context. What about "Primal: saturated fats, Pastured animals and offal, vegetables, fruits, some dairy and chocolate."

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on April 01, 2012
at 04:31 PM

and only crazy wild-eyed bearded dudes. The girls are edited out as inconsequential and unimportant girlfriends.

F1b39d4f620876330312f4925bd51900

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on March 27, 2012
at 08:15 PM

Lady Arwen -Actually my friend is kind of half-assed at everything. I think you have a positive take, but I have a limited amount of BS I will put up with from her and I am at my limit. I don't think she should be at 100% but I hate that she is so lazy then talks smack. Doesn't encourage me to encourage her.

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

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on March 24, 2012
at 04:41 AM

I think you should encourage her for the efforts she is making and recommend her to go to 80% Paleo Sisson style which out of 21 meals would be 17 stricter Paleo meals and 4 meals with gluten-free cheats such as red wine, dark chocolate, rice, beans, corn etc. I know it's frustrating watching but everyone has to start somewhere. Don't tell her to go back to grain-eating. She's on the right path, she just needs some guidance and encouragement. Offer her yummy Paleo food and recipes. Honestly she won't feel deprived when she realizes there are so many tasty and easy ways to eat Paleo!

F1b39d4f620876330312f4925bd51900

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on March 23, 2012
at 05:50 PM

Lady Arwen -I am at my wits end. My friend ate Curly fries just yesterday!! She now says tells everyone she is PALEO, but since she has one cheat AT EACH MEAL, I would say she is just the plain old SAD diet. Its starting to really piss me off how much smack she is talking when she isn't even walking the walk. I have outright told her that her that she should just go back to regular grain filled eating, just so I don't have to hear her complaining anymore.

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

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on March 23, 2012
at 04:37 PM

I thought some non-starchy veggies and fermented veggies (like sauerkraut) could effectively be 0 carb due to the fiber and energy it takes to break it down. What about avocado?

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

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on March 23, 2012
at 04:35 PM

Might incur injuries/death from fighting animals/people for food and/or digestive distress from eating the wrong plant ..

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

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on March 23, 2012
at 04:34 PM

LOL - sad but true ...

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

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on March 23, 2012
at 04:32 PM

Even better Raw Paleo - the one's eating raw meat.. etc.

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

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on March 23, 2012
at 04:32 PM

Senneth how are the curly fries going for him? I used to love Chili's curly fries - now the smell of industrial vegetable oils nauseate me.

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on March 22, 2012
at 07:36 PM

Kamal: yep, I misunderstood something--sorry about that. Though I think your revision is a good one anyway.

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on March 21, 2012
at 01:53 PM

PaleoGran- The ruminant fat is a big part, but KGH eats quite a bit more starch now a days, so I didn't stick it in there.

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on March 20, 2012
at 11:15 PM

Yes, perhaps with less dumpster diving.

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 20, 2012
at 10:46 PM

You mean...paleohacks paleo? :)

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 20, 2012
at 10:46 PM

Related to freeganism, I think.

F1b39d4f620876330312f4925bd51900

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on March 20, 2012
at 03:01 PM

Melissa -Yup, your dad is just like my friend. Its actually pretty funny. I told her about the "safe starch" controversy, so she started eating Arby's curly fries everyday. Love her, but damn.

D31a2a2d43191b15ca4a1c7ec7d03038

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on March 20, 2012
at 02:51 PM

Kamal, yep, the 15 words is a challenge for Archevore. How about this? Archevore: avoid Neolithic agents of disease: PUFA, excess fructose, grains, sugars. Emphasizes ruminants and their fats. I would like to write another sentence or two....

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on March 20, 2012
at 02:02 PM

Oh and since I had leftover words, I'd probably add broth a few more times for good measure :)

F0e558010a2ecb31fa37b7c491596b8e

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on March 20, 2012
at 02:00 PM

I was thinking for GAPS - broth, ferments, probiotics, no complex sugars to rest the intestines.

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on March 20, 2012
at 01:31 PM

don't forget eggshells

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

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on March 20, 2012
at 12:51 PM

Nah you didn't :), otherwise you'd have to add aspirin, topical vitamin e, shellfish, niacinimade, ... too.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

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on March 20, 2012
at 12:38 PM

Deep Nutrition includes raw dairy. It's very WAPF-like.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

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on March 20, 2012
at 12:35 PM

I forgot the carrots!

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on March 20, 2012
at 01:11 AM

Both great but I like the thyroid mention in Korion's.

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on March 20, 2012
at 12:45 AM

Just read his book.(not for fat loss)...good stuff.

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on March 20, 2012
at 12:44 AM

No money...no good.

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on March 20, 2012
at 12:42 AM

sounds like what my dad does.. "This fried chicken is paleo right? It's meat!" or "This gas station corndog is OK because corn is a vegetable and the hotdog is meat." *face palm*. He's still lost 50 lbs, but I think mainly because he eats pretty well @ home.

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 19, 2012
at 11:04 PM

WyldKard- I thought about that, but chose Cordain as a starting point because he was sort of temporally a starting point (except for Boyd Eaton, Weston Price, etc).

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 19, 2012
at 11:03 PM

Lady_Arwen- I should add vegetarian paleo for sure! Lacto ovo and other varieties.

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 19, 2012
at 11:02 PM

PaleoGran- I had a hard time fitting Archevore into fifteen words or less, but that is a good recommendation.

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 19, 2012
at 11:02 PM

Christopher- I tried to use a "not equals" sign to indicate that palatable should not be conflated with rewarding. Maybe I used the wrong symbol, but I'll make it more clear.

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on March 19, 2012
at 10:48 PM

I don't think the low-reward entry is quite right; specifically, I think it conflates "palatable" with "reward." In other words, some foods that are quite palatable (like steak), are also low-reward, compared to cookies, pasta, or Doritos, which (to some) are all very palatable AND highly rewarding. Rewarding enough to stimulate overeating. I think few people truly overeat on steak, or fruit, for example--at least not in the same way they do with a bag of chips. But I could be misunderstanding this.

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on March 19, 2012
at 10:46 PM

You can also add overtraining and/or poor sleep to Faileo - people who are doing strenuous/endurance exercise 5+ week (or training at ungodly hours and sleeping poorly) and aren't improving their body comp.

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

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on March 19, 2012
at 10:41 PM

Whatever happened to Aravind's Lacto-Ovo Paleo?

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on March 19, 2012
at 10:25 PM

@Kamal: Please do add Dave's definition to the list. Thx.

F1b39d4f620876330312f4925bd51900

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on March 19, 2012
at 09:54 PM

You rock Korion, but I like Dave S.'s better too!

96bf58d8c6bd492dc5b8ae46203fe247

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on March 19, 2012
at 09:53 PM

Under Poverty Paleo: greater leeway includes CAFO beef.

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on March 19, 2012
at 09:04 PM

Or they incorrectly state "it's a high protein diet, and your kidneys will implode into black holes and end the universe."

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on March 19, 2012
at 06:58 PM

I like Dave's one better than my own.

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on March 19, 2012
at 05:35 PM

Even among the ones you listed, there's some crossover. Also, perhaps instead of calling these Paleo Diet variation, we should just call this sub-diets of the Paleo Template. Really, Cordain's "Paleo Diet" is too often focused on, and shouldn't be the "core" diet that all others are based on.

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on March 19, 2012
at 05:18 PM

I live vicariously through your indulgent food experiences.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

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on March 19, 2012
at 05:14 PM

Coconut, fruit, sugar, orange juice, dairy, salt, and gelatin diet for warmth, hair and sex.

D31a2a2d43191b15ca4a1c7ec7d03038

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on March 19, 2012
at 02:39 PM

Kamal, super post and idea. I edited the word "excesss" to "excess" in the Archevore listing. Could you put something in the Archevore about eating the right fats? Again, thanks for a super topic. :)

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on March 19, 2012
at 06:13 AM

No such thing as a macronutrient is an amazing piece of work...

1a98a40ba8ffdc5aa28d1324d01c6c9f

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on March 19, 2012
at 06:12 AM

Very Cool!!! I like that!!! :-)

Bf57bcbdc19d4f1728599053acd020ab

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on March 19, 2012
at 05:51 AM

Maybe Swiss Paleo = Paleo + Dairy + lots of dark chocolate?

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 19, 2012
at 04:41 AM

Do I have to include Tim Ferris stuff to then?

0df0b1c6ae16bbb75b4a5efa3d876765

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on March 19, 2012
at 03:23 AM

was wonderin' :)

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 19, 2012
at 03:03 AM

How did I forget about that one?

E34fbfa1bca9ae970c9c7313bf9de9f8

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on March 19, 2012
at 02:48 AM

I 3rd it (I've read FLB).

0dbd7154d909b97fe774d1655754f195

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on March 19, 2012
at 01:43 AM

Oh my stars! Thaank you Peter!

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on March 19, 2012
at 01:20 AM

I second it....

96bf58d8c6bd492dc5b8ae46203fe247

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on March 19, 2012
at 12:06 AM

Okay, I've been saying "modern nutrition" recently but I'll change to "deep nutrition" starting now.

0dbd7154d909b97fe774d1655754f195

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:48 PM

I got so excited - this was the only other "diet" approach I could link to Paleo in any way. You're right though. You definitely want to be measured in your doses of Colpo.

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:39 PM

This is going to need a seconding Merbear.

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:39 PM

This is going to need a seconding Mearbear.

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:38 PM

OddBallin- I changed it

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:36 PM

Daniel- duh, how could I forget. I think it was the word limitation thing.

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:36 PM

I thought the main difference between paleo and primal was that the latter includes dairy. I don't really understand your description of "primal".

0dbd7154d909b97fe774d1655754f195

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:21 PM

15 words = HARD!

0bc6cbb653cdc5e82400f6da920f11eb

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:21 PM

15 words Meredith :P

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:17 PM

I would add something about fasting in the leangains description.

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:14 PM

It does make you realise how many there are...

0bc6cbb653cdc5e82400f6da920f11eb

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:13 PM

Hmm can I make up my own diet to add to the list? :)

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:11 PM

I'll include Ray Peat when a Peatarian offers to sum him up in fifteen words or less.

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:10 PM

Entropy, I think.

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:10 PM

Why is it all so complicated!

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F1b39d4f620876330312f4925bd51900

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on March 19, 2012
at 09:57 PM

Lazy-Ass Paleo: Slim Jim's, Fake Cheese, Questionable apples, from locally owned smoke shop, beer is ok -head in sand.

This is how my best friend attempted Paleo. She has been on it since Jan 1 and "hasn't lost a pound" "paleo sucks"

9d43f6873107e17ca4d1a5055aa7a2ad

on March 20, 2012
at 12:42 AM

sounds like what my dad does.. "This fried chicken is paleo right? It's meat!" or "This gas station corndog is OK because corn is a vegetable and the hotdog is meat." *face palm*. He's still lost 50 lbs, but I think mainly because he eats pretty well @ home.

F1b39d4f620876330312f4925bd51900

(4090)

on March 20, 2012
at 03:01 PM

Melissa -Yup, your dad is just like my friend. Its actually pretty funny. I told her about the "safe starch" controversy, so she started eating Arby's curly fries everyday. Love her, but damn.

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

(6259)

on March 23, 2012
at 04:32 PM

Senneth how are the curly fries going for him? I used to love Chili's curly fries - now the smell of industrial vegetable oils nauseate me.

F1b39d4f620876330312f4925bd51900

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on March 23, 2012
at 05:50 PM

Lady Arwen -I am at my wits end. My friend ate Curly fries just yesterday!! She now says tells everyone she is PALEO, but since she has one cheat AT EACH MEAL, I would say she is just the plain old SAD diet. Its starting to really piss me off how much smack she is talking when she isn't even walking the walk. I have outright told her that her that she should just go back to regular grain filled eating, just so I don't have to hear her complaining anymore.

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

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on March 24, 2012
at 04:41 AM

I think you should encourage her for the efforts she is making and recommend her to go to 80% Paleo Sisson style which out of 21 meals would be 17 stricter Paleo meals and 4 meals with gluten-free cheats such as red wine, dark chocolate, rice, beans, corn etc. I know it's frustrating watching but everyone has to start somewhere. Don't tell her to go back to grain-eating. She's on the right path, she just needs some guidance and encouragement. Offer her yummy Paleo food and recipes. Honestly she won't feel deprived when she realizes there are so many tasty and easy ways to eat Paleo!

F1b39d4f620876330312f4925bd51900

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on March 27, 2012
at 08:15 PM

Lady Arwen -Actually my friend is kind of half-assed at everything. I think you have a positive take, but I have a limited amount of BS I will put up with from her and I am at my limit. I don't think she should be at 100% but I hate that she is so lazy then talks smack. Doesn't encourage me to encourage her.

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on March 18, 2012
at 11:48 PM

Mainstream Media (MSM) Paleo- weird extremists; must reference cavemen, risks of saturated fat, red meat; no mention of vegetables.

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on March 19, 2012
at 09:04 PM

Or they incorrectly state "it's a high protein diet, and your kidneys will implode into black holes and end the universe."

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

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on March 23, 2012
at 04:32 PM

Even better Raw Paleo - the one's eating raw meat.. etc.

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on April 01, 2012
at 04:31 PM

and only crazy wild-eyed bearded dudes. The girls are edited out as inconsequential and unimportant girlfriends.

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on March 18, 2012
at 11:30 PM

Melissa's Veblen Good diet: Mainly eat really expensive ridiculous things. Emphasis on hedonism.

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on March 19, 2012
at 05:18 PM

I live vicariously through your indulgent food experiences.

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on March 20, 2012
at 12:44 AM

No money...no good.

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on March 19, 2012
at 09:47 PM

Faileo: Low-fat turkey and chicken breast, steamed broccoli and carrots, "paleo" almond nut brownies.

Poverty Paleo: Paleo for students and people on food stamps. Dumpster diving, bartering, and greater lee-way with safe starches/fermented legumes/grains.

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on March 19, 2012
at 09:53 PM

Under Poverty Paleo: greater leeway includes CAFO beef.

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

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on March 19, 2012
at 10:46 PM

You can also add overtraining and/or poor sleep to Faileo - people who are doing strenuous/endurance exercise 5+ week (or training at ungodly hours and sleeping poorly) and aren't improving their body comp.

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0dbd7154d909b97fe774d1655754f195

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:16 PM

Anthony Colpo Fat Loss Bible diet = protein per LBM, carbs per activity level, rest natural fat. Eat "paleo" foods, no grains.

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:39 PM

This is going to need a seconding Merbear.

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:39 PM

This is going to need a seconding Mearbear.

0dbd7154d909b97fe774d1655754f195

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:48 PM

I got so excited - this was the only other "diet" approach I could link to Paleo in any way. You're right though. You definitely want to be measured in your doses of Colpo.

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on March 19, 2012
at 01:20 AM

I second it....

0dbd7154d909b97fe774d1655754f195

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on March 19, 2012
at 01:43 AM

Oh my stars! Thaank you Peter!

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 19, 2012
at 04:41 AM

Do I have to include Tim Ferris stuff to then?

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on March 18, 2012
at 09:21 PM

15 words Meredith :P

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on March 19, 2012
at 02:48 AM

I 3rd it (I've read FLB).

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on March 20, 2012
at 12:45 AM

Just read his book.(not for fat loss)...good stuff.

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on March 19, 2012
at 02:49 AM

Archevore: There is no such thing as a macronutrient. Avoid the neolithic agents of disease.

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on March 19, 2012
at 06:13 AM

No such thing as a macronutrient is an amazing piece of work...

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

(24543)

on March 19, 2012
at 03:03 AM

How did I forget about that one?

0df0b1c6ae16bbb75b4a5efa3d876765

(2240)

on March 19, 2012
at 03:23 AM

was wonderin' :)

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on April 27, 2012
at 03:08 AM

It also doesn't really add up with the observations of those who really are experts at body recomposition. Anyway, Archevore needs something about your RDA of parasitic worms.

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on March 20, 2012
at 10:36 PM

"Ridiculous paleo"...freaking out about everything having to do with paleo. Or maybe that's "Panic Paleo"

21fd060d0796fdb8a4a990441e08eae7

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on March 20, 2012
at 10:46 PM

You mean...paleohacks paleo? :)

8508fec4bae4a580d1e1b807058fee8e

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on March 23, 2012
at 04:34 PM

LOL - sad but true ...

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on March 18, 2012
at 11:12 PM

Swiss Paleo = Paleo + Dairy
Lacto Paleo = Paleo + Dairy

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(20378)

on March 19, 2012
at 06:12 AM

Very Cool!!! I like that!!! :-)

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(5043)

on March 19, 2012
at 05:51 AM

Maybe Swiss Paleo = Paleo + Dairy + lots of dark chocolate?

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(555)

on March 19, 2012
at 03:02 PM

SCD/GAPS: temporary diet for rebuilding gut flora, no complex sugars/starches (includes table sugar)

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(3850)

on March 20, 2012
at 02:00 PM

I was thinking for GAPS - broth, ferments, probiotics, no complex sugars to rest the intestines.

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(3850)

on March 20, 2012
at 02:02 PM

Oh and since I had leftover words, I'd probably add broth a few more times for good measure :)

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(20436)

on March 20, 2012
at 12:42 PM

Orthodox paleo (Cordain): Lean meats, fish, eggs, veggies, fruit, nuts and diet soda. No grains, dairy or salt.

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B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on March 19, 2012
at 12:26 PM

Ray Peat : higher-carb diet that focuses on PUFA, phosphorus, cysteine and tryptophan restriction for optimal thyroid health.

That's 15 words. It's not a perfect definition, but it would be a shame to ignore it.

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(2240)

on March 19, 2012
at 10:25 PM

@Kamal: Please do add Dave's definition to the list. Thx.

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(1801)

on March 20, 2012
at 01:11 AM

Both great but I like the thyroid mention in Korion's.

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(20436)

on March 19, 2012
at 05:14 PM

Coconut, fruit, sugar, orange juice, dairy, salt, and gelatin diet for warmth, hair and sex.

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

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on March 19, 2012
at 06:58 PM

I like Dave's one better than my own.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on March 20, 2012
at 12:35 PM

I forgot the carrots!

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(4090)

on March 19, 2012
at 09:54 PM

You rock Korion, but I like Dave S.'s better too!

B0fe7b5a9a197cd293978150cbd9055f

(8938)

on March 20, 2012
at 12:51 PM

Nah you didn't :), otherwise you'd have to add aspirin, topical vitamin e, shellfish, niacinimade, ... too.

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(2240)

on March 20, 2012
at 01:31 PM

don't forget eggshells

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E4f858a9178422502c42b9719690e52c

(603)

on March 19, 2012
at 09:18 PM

De Vany/Evolutionary Fitness: Cordain-ish plus fasts, strength training and high intensity exercise. Aim for randomness and kurtosis.

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on March 19, 2012
at 12:12 PM

paleo zone: paleo diet ala cordain/sisson with macronutrient rx calibrated to personal protein requirements.

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(1204)

on April 01, 2012
at 04:34 PM

Militant Paleo: "My diet is the one and only way to eat. I'll cut you!"

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(2934)

on April 02, 2012
at 04:57 AM

...just like that piece of bread is cutting your intestines!

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on March 21, 2012
at 03:28 PM

Stone Soup Paleo: a dash of each to create own's unique melting pot optimal diet/lifestyle; constantly shifting

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A2c38be4c54c91a15071f82f14cac0b3

(12682)

on March 20, 2012
at 10:25 PM

Modern Reenactment Paleo: Hunt/gather your food; eat animals, fish, shellfish, berries, roots, leaves, and mushrooms in the wild.

Not recommended as a sole source of food. Do it carelessly enough and you'll eventually eat something that makes you long for the days when gluten was the worst thing to enter your stomach.

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(24543)

on March 20, 2012
at 10:46 PM

Related to freeganism, I think.

A2c38be4c54c91a15071f82f14cac0b3

(12682)

on March 20, 2012
at 11:15 PM

Yes, perhaps with less dumpster diving.

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(6259)

on March 23, 2012
at 04:35 PM

Might incur injuries/death from fighting animals/people for food and/or digestive distress from eating the wrong plant ..

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on March 19, 2012
at 02:48 PM

"Paleo" for those with abnormal glucose regulation:

same as Archevore, plus Dr. Richard Bernstein's Law of Small Numbers.

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C2502365891cbcc8af2d1cf1d7b0e9fc

(2437)

on March 21, 2012
at 10:56 AM

Zero Carb: eat only of the animal kingdom.

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(6259)

on March 23, 2012
at 04:37 PM

I thought some non-starchy veggies and fermented veggies (like sauerkraut) could effectively be 0 carb due to the fiber and energy it takes to break it down. What about avocado?

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on March 21, 2012
at 12:11 AM

Slow Carb: Paleo with lots of beans, less fat emphasis, and required cheat days.

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(3448)

on April 26, 2012
at 04:42 PM

I really don't know where my version of paleo falls here or see how I could get it all in 15 words (but after writing it out I think I came up with something that made sense).

Old School 10: fresh, natural, or traditionally processed foods that are 10 or less on the glycemic load.

  • Glycemic load per serving of 10 or under = eat all you want; over ten and it's off the menu (this knocks out grains, beans, fruit juices, and most natural sweeteners, but allows some non-paleo items like traditional cheeses).

  • Avoid processed foods and eat fresh/non-processed food (by processed, I mean modern processing methods; old-school processing methods like pickling, smoking, and such are OK).

  • No unnatural sweeteners/sugars (this nixes anything with high fructose corn syrup as well as things like aspartame), but allow natural sweeteners like honey if they fall under the GL 10 limit.

  • No unnatural fats (margarine, canola oil, corn oil, etc...), but eat all the natural fats you want (animal fat & pressed oils like coconut and olive).

  • Liquids limited to water and coffee (the one vice I can't break).

  • No calorie counting.

  • Eat when you're hungry (if you're in between meals and hungry, eat a snack) and don't eat unless you are hungry (if it's meal time and you're not hungry, skip the meal or put it off an hour).

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(3043)

on April 26, 2012
at 03:37 PM

Primal: Saturated Fat, pastured meats, vegetables, fruits, some dairy, dark chocolate, and red wine okay.

I came into paleo from Primal, so the definition given makes no sense to me. Of course saturated fat is good for you :)

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