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Should you be eating like a caveman?

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The findings on the remarkable heath benefits of Paleo diet, have inspired many health conscious individuals to adopt a Paleo way of living and eating. While some individuals view hunter-gatherer way of living and consuming foods with skepticism and ambiguity, emerging research confirms its health benefits. The branch of evolutionary medicine has contributed to the ground breaking revelations of Paleolithic ... Read More »

Are kefir grains paleo?

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By definition paleo is what our ancestors ate and we should be following their example. While we can to the most try and mimic their way of eating since that quality of food is not available now, our diet also needs certain improvisations to meet all dietary requirements. In the strict paleo sense humans are designed to survive on a ... Read More »

Is Butter Paleo? What about Clarified Butter?

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While butter was never consumed by our Paleolithic ancestors, it has come to make a place for itself on the paleo way of eating. The version of butter that has come to be accepted as a paleo approved fat is known as clarified butter. When consuming this type of butter, the proteins and sugars are removed and the clarified version ... Read More »

Is Cheese Paleo? Paleo Cheese Substututes

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So is cheese paleo? Is there paleo cheese substitute? Dairy is a very heavy grey area on the paleo diet; strict adherents forbid it completely whereas moderate followers make concessions for occasional allowances. If any, butter and aged cheeses may make an appearance on the paleo menu but in extreme moderation. As far as true paleo goes, dairy has no place ... Read More »

Why dairy products are not allowed on a Paleo diet?

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Consumption of milk and other dairy products is a staple in almost every household. Milk obtained from cow, goat or buffalo has held a distinct place across the world as a nutritious drink. Its consumption is prevalent across all age group and health conditions. Milk is touted to be a rich source of animal protein and the bone building mineral ... Read More »

Why is Gluten Bad for You?

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Whether knowingly or otherwise, we are all guilty of loving gluten. After all, it is responsible for making our foods way more palatable than they would otherwise be. Thanks to gluten, the pizza dough shapes so well, the bread has a light texture and soups and sauces can be thickened to a desired consistency. TODAY’S OFFER: Get promo ‘hard copy’ ... Read More »

What is the Caveman Diet?

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With all the hype and sensation surrounding the Caveman diet, the one thing that stands out in clarity is the saying “Old is Gold”. How so? Well, The fact that the Caveman Diet takes us back in time and tells us to establish eating habits as close as possible to our ancestors is one. It advocates the idea of eating ... Read More »

Is Kefir Paleo?

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From time to time  people ask me for opinion on the kefir grains and the paleo diet. In order to provide the best answer on this topic, I called my colleague from The Kefir website; Is kefir paleo? The strict paleo answer is NO! But let’s think for a moment about it. What are the advantages of  of incorporating raw milk and kefir into a Paleo diet: Raw cow milk ... Read More »

Growing up and the paleo diet

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Few days ago we received an e-mail from one of our visitors. Since the e-mail is very interesting it would be a shame not to share it with you. Of course, with the permission of the author: Being raised in a family of mixed European and Cherokee ancestry, my life wasn’t much different than any other person’s, as far as my childhood is concerned.  The only difference I noticed as ... Read More »