Category Archives: Interesting article

Weekend Link Roundup

It’s not just how many calories, but what kind, study finds – Kudos to the LA Times for printing this article that challenges the “calories in, calories out” idea. From the article: “the subjects burned more than 300 additional calories on average … Continue reading

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Morning Links

Mother Jones publishes The American Diet in One Chart: A medical ethicist writes at CNN: “People should be free to make their own choices, from the clinical trials they join to the food and drink they consume, without duress and unmolested by … Continue reading

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Caveman Blogger Fights for Free Speech and Internet Freedom

Bob Ewing, founder of this blog, is spearheading a fantastic effort over at IJ to protect free speech and internet freedom. Why is it relevant for this blog? IJ is teaming up with paleo blogger Steve Cooksey. Check out the … Continue reading

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The myth of the eight-hour sleep

We’ve posted before on The Primal Challenge about getting enough sleep. Check out this BBC article on polyphasic sleep. How do you sleep? Monophasic? Biphasic? Polyphasic with 2 or 3 naps? Everyman? Uberman? Let us know in the comments.

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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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Interesting Article: The Culinary Impact of the 1964 World’s Fair

The Culinary Impact of the 1964 World’s Fair The fast food machine was thrown off-balance once. Can we do it again?

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I.F.

I was inspired by Chuck’s last post, and since I have also been slipping recently, I decided to try Intermittent Fasting for the first time today. Really, i’ve done this before without even realizing it: during college I would frequently … Continue reading

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Michael Ellsberg: Changing His Diet and Changing His Life

Michael Ellsberg, renowned journalist and author of The Education of Millionaires, was struggling with bipolar II from 2000-2007. When scores of medication didn’t stop his depression and suicidal tendencies, Ellsberg took his life back by quitting coffee, refined sugar, and … 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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Dairy

I’ve been toying with different levels of milk and dairy products in my diet during my last 60 days. At first it was hard for me to cut out dairy so I continued to use milk in my coffee and … 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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Link: Review of Wheat Belly

In case you haven’t seen it yet, there is an excellent review of Wheat Belly over at The Daily Lipid. It is worth a read: Wheat Belly — The Toll of Hubris on Human Health

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The Most Notable Thing About Tuesday’s Attempted Suicide

I planned to leave work early on Tuesday, but a last-minute meeting held me up.   If I left early as planned, I very well may have been on the train that struck a pedestrian and caused this: Apparently, the … 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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Mass Production, Restaurants, and Food Quality

A few days ago, a friend of mine sent me a link to an interesting article (now five years old) written by someone inside the food industry. In the article, the author, Jay Porter, owner of The Linkery in San Diego, … Continue reading

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