Tag Archives: paleo

Preparation

Next week starts week 2 of the 30-Day Re-Introduction Challenge. This week, in addition to everything we did last week, we will cut out refined sugar entirely and put away our bottles of cognac. Depending on how long you’ve been off … 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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Try this experiment: Go to two different blogs, scan the comments

I think that people are starting to wake up to the fact something is wrong with the conventional wisdom on diet.   For the past several decades, government officials and health experts have been telling people to adopt a low-fat, high-carb … 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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My $3 Paleo Dinner (with pictures)

Chuck posted a fun contest on Friday.  Bottom line: Make a primal dinner with meat and veggies for $3.00 or less per person. I read that and thought, great idea!  One of the common complaints about the diet is that … Continue reading

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Interview with John Durant

I had the great fortune of being able to listen to a lecture by professional caveman John Durant at Hillsdale College last night. I also got to hang out and chat with him for the evening and he graciously agreed … Continue reading

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Morning Links

A study, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, explains why calorie restriction is not effective for weight loss.  (Hint:  hormones!) Team Robb Wolf gives 5 Steps to make the most of the upcoming Off-season. Mark Sisson has … 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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30+ FOR 30: We Have an Army of 30+ Doing Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint 30-Day Challenge

The Primal Challenge is proud to announce that we have an Army of 30+ people participating in Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint 30 Day Challenge:  over 30 for 30! We’re a diverse group:  men and women, young and old, short and … Continue reading

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“What can I eat on the primal diet? There seems to be disagreement.”

Here’s a question you probably come across from time to time: “What can I eat on the primal diet?   There seems to be disagreement.” Perhaps you’re asking it yourself.  I know that I have.  It doesn’t help that there are … Continue reading

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Primal & paleo book recommendations for a beginner. Where to start?

The other day I got an email from a cousin about primal book recommendations for a beginner.  She’s interested and wants to learn more.   So what should she do?  Or, perhaps, what should you do? This is what I … Continue reading

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Watch This Movie: Fat Head

Antonie and I watched Fat Head last night, a documentary on health & diet by filmmaker Tom Naughton that is available right now to Watch Instantly on Hulu.  I’ve embedded it below so you can watch without even leaving this page! … Continue reading

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My Favorite Primal Breakfast

Here’s a quick & easy primal breakfast you can make.   And it has the added bonus of being super tasty and healthy.  Importantly, you can and should switch up the ingredients whenever you feel like it.   Variation is … Continue reading

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A Work of Art: Chuck’s Eggplant Dish

We introduced you to Chuck Grimmett a few weeks ago.   He’s one of the folks taking our Primal Challenge.  And, as we pointed out, he’s also quite the chef.   Check out these pictures from his post Eggplant Dish: … Continue reading

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