Author Archives: Scott Ewing

About Scott Ewing

Primal Blueprint enthusiast living in Chicago. Twitter: @scewing

Friday’s Primal Success Story: Kristy Griner

Remember Dean Dwyer?  His blog Being Primal  recently featured a fantastic success story Q&A with a woman who decided go Primal – with ridiculously amazing results.  36 year old Kristy Griner went Primal and had an incredible transformation from a … Continue reading

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$3 Dinner Contest – Pulled Pork w/Guacamole

When it comes to maximizing Primal calories per dollar here in Chicago, you can’t beat shopping at your local hispanic market.  They focus almost exclusively on meat and produce, and their prices are a fraction of the cost of the … Continue reading

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Horsemeat: Coming to a Butcher Near You?

Imagine heading down to your local butcher for a few pounds of grassfed beef, and sitting right next to your favorite strip steak is a pile of butchered horse-steaks & horse-burgers.  Would you you be intrigued or disgusted?  Why? On … Continue reading

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Friday’s Primal Success Story: Dean Dwyer

Dean Dwyer is a “45 year old dude” with a degree in Physical and Health Education who started the blog Being Primal in May of this year. Over the years, Dean became frustrated with the weight loss industry and the … Continue reading

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Friday’s Primal Success Story: Melicious Joulwan

Melissa “Melicious” Joulwan started a blog The Clothes Make the Girl, packed with tales of her triumphs and failures in the gym, in the kitchen, in life. From grade school to the day she graduated from college, she was a … Continue reading

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Friday’s Primal Success Story: Judy beats acne

In the past, Judy and her fiance Kev regularly dined on fast food, carbs, pizza, etc.  A few months back, Judy decided to follow Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint with positive results, but she still struggled with nagging acne that’s been … Continue reading

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Friday’s Primal Success Story: Dawn’s 75th Birthday Present

Robb Wolf’s website has a great Real Life Testimonial about Dawn,  a 75 year old grandmother of two who was suffering from high blood pressure and debilitating rheumatoid arthritis.  Her daughter Kim convinced her to read Robb’s book and start … Continue reading

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TED Talk: Try something new for 30 days

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.  They hold two annual conferences at which some of the world’s top thinkers give talks.  These TEDTalks are videotaped and shared for free on the web.  There’s more than 1,000 TEDTalks … Continue reading

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Friday’s Primal Success Story: Isaac

James Gregory over at Fast Paleo posted a success story written by his Muay Thai traning partner, Isaac Glendening.  Isaac dropped over 100lbs of body fat in a relatively short time.  Check out his very informative and motivating story after … Continue reading

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Top 10 Primal Video Recipes

Stuck in a rut at mealtime?  Check out ten of the top rated Primal friendly video recipes for some gastronomic inspiration: Coconut Pancakes

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Sharing My Wisdom: Scott Ewing

Here’s my responses for the MarksDailyApple contest: In as few words as possible, how would you explain the Primal Blueprint to someone new to the concept?It’s a way of eating, exercising, & de-stressing that tons of people, including myself, have … Continue reading

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I’m Really Glad I’m Not a Caveman

When I was introduced to the primal lifestyle, I was amazed to learn how pre-agricultural human adults were taller than their post-agricultural decendents, had less cavities, and suffered virtually no diseases of civilization that plague modern societies. The Paleo/Primal lifestyle … Continue reading

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Friday’s Primal Success Story: Timothy Haas

In six months, Timothy Haas lost 71 pounds by living primal.   Wrestling with his weight for most of his life, he tried going vegetarian a while back to support his son, but it didn’t help in the weight department. … Continue reading

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Infographic: The SAD Standard American Diet

The average American is 36.6 years old and eats 1,996 lbs. of food per year.  That’s about 2,700 calories a day.  On any given week, the average American eats more than half a pound of french fries, a gallon of … Continue reading

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Friday’s Primal Success Story

Need some motivation?  Check out Greg’s Primal success story from Mark’s Daily Apple:  Hypertension, Prediabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and 75 Pounds, All Gone in 6 Months!

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