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10 Tips for Eating Paleo on the Cheap

We just received our 1,459th question about how to eat Paleo inexpensively. Ok, that's an exaggeration, but there are a lot of people who ask for help with budgeting their Paleo groceries. Luckily, my husband and I just decided to try to cut our food budget in half because it was getting a little out of control over here, so I have a lot of suggestions. Here goes. Meat First of all, go to eatwild.com and find a local rancher … Continue reading

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My Dog Eats (Mostly) Paleo

This is my dog, Zala. She is 5 years old and she's never been to the vet for anything except to get a chipped tooth removed and to be spayed. No, she does not usually wear leg warmers, but that day she was feeling particularly stylish, so she asked to borrow them from me. Zala is a border collie mix and she enjoys sprinting at a freakishly fast pace to retrieve balls and frisbees. She has more energy than any … Continue reading

What are the Foods on the Paleo Diet?

You may have seen the news. The paleo diet is portrayed with cavemen eating meat—lots of meat. Perhaps that is an exaggeration for the sake of news program ratings, but yes, the Paleo diet does include meat. It also includes LOTS of other foods! So, what does the paleo diet consist of? What is on the Paleo Diet Food List? Vegetables Yep, lots of vegetables. Beets, turnips, parsnips, radish, spinach, lettuce, kale, beet top, mustard greens, collard greens, jerusalem artichokes, … Continue reading

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5 Ways The Paleo Diet Is Better Than Atkins

Dr. Oz, who I've been reading up on, calls Paleo the "alterna-Atkins". People have asked me repeatedly how the Paleo diet is different from Atkins. While there are similarities between the diets - namely that they're both considered low carb - there are many differences. This is my attempt at succinctly laying these differences out for all to see. 1. Atkins doesn't give a hoot about where your meat comes from. You could be eating the most factory-farmed, GMO-infested, pesticide-laden, … Continue reading

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Athletes and Paleo – A Climber’s Diet

I've decided that what this blog needs is more talk about sports nutrition. A lot of you are athletes, and whether or not I want to believe it, I am, too. I say that because when I was asked as a kid what sports I played, I actually replied "I play piano". The first team sports I ever endured were in high school, the age at which most kids, having started playing soccer at age 3, have developed into practically … Continue reading

Q&A: Gout and Paleo

Q: Is the Paleo diet alright for someone who has diabetes and gout? A: The short answer is yes. Here's the long answer. Gout is a painful condition that occurs when uric acid crystals accumulate around a joint, often the big toe, ankle or knee. According to the Mayo Clinic, "gout has long been associated with diet, particularly overindulgence in meat, seafood and alcohol." Oh! So that's why whenever I overindulge in salmon, with all its good fats, antioxidants and … Continue reading

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