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8 Reasons Why Soy Isn’t A Health Food

Soy products are popular in many different diets, but Paleo excludes it entirely. Why is soy considered healthy from numerous viewpoints but not Paleo? What Is Soy, Exactly? Soy is a bean that belongs to the leguminous family of plants that produce one or several edible seeds in a pod. In addition to soybeans, other popular legumes include common beans, peanuts, peas, and lentils. So, soy is a legume. Legumes are not Paleo. Why? Because they contain anti-nutrients such as … Continue reading

More On Protein Powder

This week, I'll continue with my protein powder dissection.  Like I said in my last post about soy protein, I know that a lot of you make exceptions in your otherwise Paleo diets for things like protein powders.  As I've iterated over and over, I do not condone protein powders as mainstays in people's diets - it hurts my soul to think of you guys subsisting on weird, flavored powders.  Real, whole, nutrient dense food is the way to go.  … Continue reading

What About Protein Powders?

I get this question a LOT.  "What protein powder is best?"  It's like asking me which black and white TV is best - the 12" or the 15"? Neither - they're black and white TVs.  And they're small.  What we all want is a Samsung 65" 1080p / 240Hz / 3D LED-LCD HDTV, right?  That's what I want, anyway, and if anyone has $6,000 to spare you can get me that for my birthday next week.  To be perfectly clear, … Continue reading

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