Book Review: The Frugal Paleo Cookbook by Ciarra Hannah

September 28, 2015 in Categories: , by


For most Paleo beginners, one of the biggest concerns is how the change in diet will affect the food budget. The Frugal Paleo Cookbook by Ciarra Hannah addresses that concern with 100 simple, budget- and family-friendly Paleo dishes, using inexpensive cuts of meat, simple cooking techniques, and batch cooking to save time as well as […]

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The Diet We’re Meant to Eat, Part 3: How Much Meat versus Veggies?

September 26, 2015 in Categories: , , , , , , by

meat versus veggies

In the first two parts of this series (here and here), I looked at the (hotly debated!) question of whether humans are innate herbivores, carnivores, or omnivores from a variety of scientific angles: evolutionary history, surveys of modern hunter-gatherers, clues from our primate relatives, comparative anatomy, and our unique genetic adaptations to starch and dairy. […]

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Guest Post by Peter Hirsh – 4 Ways to Change Your Health Through Your Mindset

September 24, 2015 in Categories: by


Peter Hirsh is a nationally certified personal trainer and kettlebell instructor who has been teaching and training with kettlebells for over ten years. Peter has dedicated his life to the enrichment and well being of others and currently teaches classes and trains students one on one in San Diego, California. Wanting to reach a larger […]

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The Diet We’re Meant to Eat, Part 2: Physiological & Biological Evidence

September 19, 2015 in Categories: , , , , by


The subject of whether humans are naturally suited for plant-only diets or meat-only diets (or something in between) has been the source of ongoing controversy and some very strong opinions. It’s a topic in which I feel there’s much more misinformation out there than well-explained accurate science, so I’m tackling the question from all the […]

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Guest Post by Aglaée Jacob–Optimizing your digestive health with real food… and FODMAPs!

September 17, 2015 in Categories: by

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Aglaée is a mom, a passionate and dedicated health coach, and a REAL Food registered dietitian. She blogs at co-hosts the podcast Real Food Mamas and is the author of the book & cookbook “Digestive Health with REAL Food” and “Je me mets au paléo” (en français). In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, doing yoga, speaking Spanish, walking in nature and […]

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Book Review: Clean Eating with a Dirty Mind by Vanessa Barajas

September 14, 2015 in Categories: by


This review was written by my assistant Christina. Clean Eating with a Dirty Mind is from innovative “dessertavore” Vanessa Barajas, who has delivered more than 150 delectable desserts–and I do mean delectable. Vanessa firmly believes that a grain-free diet doesn’t have to feel deprived, and after cooking from this book, you’ll believe it, too! But […]

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The Future of Medicine…And a chance to win a $500 Visa Giftcard!

September 12, 2015 in Categories: by


I know how it feels to be frustrated by our healthcare system. In fact, that frustration is what brought me to the Paleo diet and inspired me to create health sciences educational resources to help others to take charge of their own health. As someone who suffers from multiple autoimmune diseases, my pre-Paleo history included […]

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The Diet We’re Meant to Eat, Part 1: Evolution & Hunter-Gatherers

September 10, 2015 in Categories: , , , , by


Want to see a debate more heated than politics or religion? Just ask a group of health-conscious people whether humans are natural herbivores, carnivores, or omnivores, and watch the fireworks begin! The subject of whether humans are naturally suited for plant-only diets or meat-only diets (or something in between) has been the source of ongoing […]

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Guest Post by Chelsea Gold–Fajita-Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins

September 7, 2015 in Categories: by


Chelsea Gold aka The Paleo Cavewoman is the creator and owner of She is a college student and was recently accepted to continue her education to become a Registered Dietitian. She is a self proclaimed foodie, photographer and lover of all things health and fitness. She discovered Paleo over year ago and never looked […]

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Lunchbox Ideas for Back-To-School

September 5, 2015 in Categories: , , , , , by


It’s finally here! With the impending Labor Day holiday, most children in the U.S. and Canada are headed back next week for another school year. Whether you view the start of the school year with excitement, dread, or something in between I find that many parents are anxious about how to make Paleo meals work for […]

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FCLO: Friend or Foe?

September 3, 2015 in Categories: , by

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An Objective Peek at the Facts, Fiction, & Missing Links Chances are you’ve heard of some pretty serious controversy of late about the so-called miracle product, Green Pasture’s fermented cod liver oil (FCLO). But even if you’ve read all of the relevant posts about this cod liver crisis, you probably noticed the same confounding issue […]

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