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Paleo vs Keto

Carbohydrates are a hot topic in the Paleo world.  Although not strictly defined as such, the relatively low-carb nature of the Paleo diet provides a plethora of health benefits.  How many carbs should your Paleo diet include for optimal health?  The answer depends on many things including your gender, health status, stress level, activity level and your goals.   Some find greater benefits from going very low-carb in order to create and maintain a state of ketosis. Ketosis can occur as … Continue reading

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What Do Olympic Gymnasts Eat?

Special K, chocolate milk, chicken, regular milk, granola bars, fruit, and veggies. That is, at least for Aly Raisman, the 18 year old team captain of the United States Olympic Women's Gymnastic Team. Here's a video of her showing you what she eats and why. Not so Paleo. My question is simple. What would happen - I mean, how much stronger would these athletes be if they ate Paleo? I wonder that when I see my super strong rock climber friends … Continue reading

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Ketogenic Diet And Alzheimers Make The News

  I'm sure some of you saw the video above from CBN TV about the new miracle potion for Alzheimers? For once, it's not a drug. It's not even a high-carb, low fat diet! Quite the opposite: it's coconut oil and lots of it. The news is breaking that a ketogenic diet can help people with Alzheimer's keep their symptoms at bay. A ketogenic diet is a diet that uses ketones converted from dietary fat instead of carbs as energy. … Continue reading

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