Paleo Diet – Weight Loss the Old School Way

No, ladies and gents, ‘Paleo diet’ is not a cult. Nor is it the latest dieting fad, even if it is growing in popularity. On the contrary, in fact. It is one of the oldest, most natural diets around, dating back donkey’s years. But here’s the important part… it actually works! Are you ready to […]

Will Eating a Paleo Diet Cause Gout?

A common question I get from readers is whether a Paleo-type diet will increase their risk for gout. Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the blood, forming crystal deposits in the joints, tendons, and surrounding tissue. Gout typically affects the feet in general and big toe […]

What is The Paleo Diet?

I’ve been doing the Paleo diet for about four months now and I get a lot of questions about what is it? Broken down to its simplest form, the Paleo diet can be summed up like this; eat how our Paleolithic ancestors ate 12,000+ years ago. So, what would our Paleolithic ancestors have eaten? Anything […]

Why I Chose the Paleo Diet to Help Minimize My Butt

As a homeschooling, work-at-home mom of three kids, I have to keep life as simple as I can. If planning menus and deciding what I can eat isn’t simple, it just doesn’t work for me. Switching to eating Paleo has made life as simple as it can be. What is Paleo? The Paleo diet comes […]

Why I love to hate the Paleo Diet

For anyone not in the know, a Paleo challenge is usually a month long period where CrossFitters opt to eat ‘strict Paleo’ for a period of 30 days or more. Paleo is often coined ‘the hunter gatherer diet’ and ‘strict Paleo’ involves eating pure, unadulterated fruits, vegetables, lean meats, seafood, eggs, nuts and seeds, healthy […]

The Paleo Diet on the Dr. Oz Show

In the promo for the episode, the announcer calls the Paleo Diet protein packed. I was curious if the program was just taking alliterative liberties, or if that’s how Dr. Loren Cordain and Nell Stephenson described it themselves. Sure enough, Cordain did say it was a high protein diet, and if he qualified that with […]

Nora Gedgaudas: Primal Body, Primal Mind, Beyond the Paleo Diet

Nora Gedgaudas, CNS, CNT, is a certified nutritional therapist and neurofeedback specialist and is the author of the National best-selling book, “Primal Body, Primal Mind, Beyond the Paleo Diet for Total Health and a Longer Life”. She has studied nutritional science for over 30 years. Gedgaudas examines the healthy lives of our pre-agricultural Paleolithic ancestors […]

How Paleo Diet Affects Lipid Levels

LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol increased significantly when adults followed a Paleo diet for 10 weeks, even though they were exercising vigorously during that time, according to research that will be presented later this month at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine. Forty-three adults with no history of metabolic disease (heart […]