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100% Paleo Pizza Crust

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Yeah, I know – the best part about pizza is getting creative with toppings but when it comes to paleo dieting and 100% paleo, grain free, pizza crust we must be very careful. Paleo pizza crust recipe I use: Crust: 2 cups almond meal 2 eggs 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon  garlic powder 1 1/2 ... Read More »

Why it’s harder for Women to lose weight?

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Fact is Women are hardwired to have much more difficult time to lose weight and keep it off than Men. You can just thank evolution for that one. Now, this video shows you exactly what’s happening in a Woman’s body that’s making it harder to lose weight. And more importantly, you’ll see a breakthrough, science proven tip to boost the female metabolism that makes fat burning ... Read More »

7 Things That Paleo And Vegan Dieters Can Actually Agree On

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Experts say there is no “right” diet for everyone and what works for one person may not work for the next. For this reasonthe argument about which diet is best is pretty much pointless. The only right answer, is that it depends on the individual. There are all sorts of things that need to be taken into account; age, activity levels, food ... Read More »

How to Handle Negative Reactions about Paleo?

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Not everyone is equally enthusiastic about dieting; in fact many of the contemporary diets are often relegated as yoyo diets or fad diets that come and go with the seasons. While this can hold true for a lot of modern diets, sometimes even the most balanced way of eating is openly scorned upon, especially if the word “diet” is attached ... Read More »

Health benefits of Almonds

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Almonds are proof of the saying “Big things come in small packages.” Albeit small, almonds have numerous health benefits. It contains high amounts of vitamin E, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, zinc, selenium, copper and niacin. It is also used for treating constipation, respiratory disorders, cough, hearth disorders, anemia, impotency, diabetes, psoriasis, dental problems and dandruff. Below are additional health benefits of ... Read More »

The Paleo Chef’s Tools

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Setting out to cook a meal can often feel like going to your first day of school or first day at a new job; it is crucial to come prepared and properly outfitted.  For any lifestyle, whether on the Paleo Diet or not on any diet at all, a well-stocked kitchen can make the world of difference in eating well ... Read More »

Paleo nutrition: Go for the lifestyle, not the diet

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If you’ve spent several years of your life bouncing around yo-yo diets and now you are feeling even more unhealthier and unsatisfied with yourself, than at the very beginning, it’s time to change your lifestyle, and dish the diet. The word diet, actually, doesn’t mean a quick loose-all-that-weight-method, but a complete “list” containing all of your food choices. In other ... Read More »

Why are Legumes not a Paleo Food?

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Legumes join the circle of forbidden foods on the Paleo diet along with other adversaries such as grains and dairy. The Paleo Diet: Legumes Foods that qualify as legumes are beans, lentils, chickpeas, pulses, peas and peanuts. The argument why each of these food items is not permitted on a Paleo diet comes with sound reasoning as their detrimental effects ... Read More »

Is Paleo Diet Healthy?

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One of the most popular diets trending the modern dieting world is the Paleo Diet. But is it healthy? Although contemporary, the diet has its roots embedded in history; it actually goes all the way back to the time of our Paleolithic ancestors. Proponents of the diet claim that our bodies are designed to function better when we follow the ... Read More »

The Most Dangerous Diets

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The fight against fat takes on a whole new set of problems when diets become a danger to your health. Weightloss plans are one of the most marketed industries out there today, but who’s really looking out for you? And at what cost is weightloss worth? Winning the battle of the bulge should spell out more than a lightened load. It should mean ... Read More »

Eating disorders and Paleo diet

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The National institute of mental health defines eating disorder as a type of illness. It is characterized by  extreme eating habits of either very small quantities of food or large amounts of food[1]. Typically a person who is suffering with eating disorder tends to have severe disturbances in the dietary pattern and there is a constant urge to consume more ... Read More »

Why people fail on a paleo diet?

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Paleo diet also called as the “cave man diet” is touted to be best for present day health issues such as diabetes, heart problems, blood pressure etc. and hence has become the trend for many people who are intrigued by its health benefits. However some individuals fail in their attempt to adopt a paleo diet and give up because either ... Read More »

Paleo Diet and Diabetes

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Diabetes is a metabolic disorder where the body is unable to regulate the hormone insulin, to utilize glucose. The pancreas, either secrete low insulin or no insulin which decreases the efficiency of glucose update. Consuming sugary foods, simple carbohydrates, refined, processed foods, excessive fat intake, sedentary lifestyle, obesity or being overweight etc are some of the important causative factors for ... Read More »

Is Paleo Diet Expensive?

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The essence of paleo diet is to simply eat like how our hunter-gatherer ancestors did. This indicates to steer clear of processed foods, refined foods, junk foods, sugary drinks, sodas etc. In reality, all the above mentioned food items occupy a huge percentage of the grocery expenses. While following a paleo diet an individual automatically saves money by avoiding expenditure ... Read More »

Dukan vs. Paleo Diet

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Two very popular diets doing the rounds these days are the Dukan Diet and the Paleo Diet. While in theory the Paleo diet is relatively new, in practice it has been the diet of the human race for as long as we have existed. It turns back the time and looks to our Paleolithic ancestors for culinary inspiration. The way ... Read More »

Is Honey Allowed on the Paleo Diet?

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I am not sure how the Paleolithics felt about it, but these days no meal is considered complete unless wrapped up with a dessert of some sort. True that the Paleo philosophy advocates only natural foods and stays away from all things refined and processed, but even nature has its variant sweeteners to satisfy the sweet tooth cravings that many ... Read More »

Paleo Food Pyramid

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When compared to the traditional food pyramid, the paleo diet’s version of the food pyramid is much simpler and it makes better sense too. Without any of the complexities of complex carbs, gluten infused grains and over processed dairy products, the paleo food pyramid exhibits simpler but healthier food options like strong proteins such as chicken, beef, and seafood, fresh ... Read More »

Ryan Kwanten Diet

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Screaming fans of Ryan Kwanten have every reason to do so; the actor looks equally drop dead gorgeous with his shirt on as he does shirtless. In fact, going shirtless has become somewhat of a trademark for his “True Blood” character – Jason Stackhouse. Off the set, Ryan is the guy who works to stay fit without hitting the gym ... 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 »

O&CO. – 16th Anniversary Sale

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Good news for all those who ran out of olive oil! Join the Celebration! Save 16% on everything during the O&CO. 16th Anniversary Sale. Hurry – ends Oct. 16th! O&CO – Mediterranean Food Merchant. offers a whole fragrant world of products made with the finest, rigorously selected natural ingredients.                 ………       ... Read More »

Easy Paleo Smoothie Recipe

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Easy paleo smoothie recipe I just made… 🙂 Hope you will like as I did. Drinking a Paleo Diet Smoothie daily will help you to become stronger, healthier, more energetic, younger looking, wiser, smarter and more disease resistant. What we need? two bananas two kiwis two green apples blender watter ice Recipe (in photos):     😉     Enjoy! 🙂 ... Read More »

Grains are not Paleo

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Grains belong to the cereal group and form the staple part of our every day diet. Examples of grains include barley, millet, oats, rice, wheat etc. Grains are modern man’s staple food and is consumed widely across the globe. Grains are a popular food because of ease of storage, convenience of cultivation, and also yield a variety of by-products. Examples ... Read More »

Is Amaranth Paleo?

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Scientific studies have always supported the consumption of green leafy vegetables for its profound health benefits. They are rich sources of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that not only nourish the physiological needs but also prevent many diseases. Nutritionists and health practitioners recommend that an average adult should consume at least three cups of greens per week for health. This is ... Read More »

Harrogate Autumn Flower Show

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The Harrogate Autumn Flower Show, one of Britain’s most prestigious gardening events, took place two weeks ago (September 14 to 16). The show offered thousands of gardeners, horticulturists and landscapers a chance to celebrate this year’s successes and look forward to the new growing season. The Autumn Show The Autumn Show can trace its roots back to 1976, when the National ... Read More »

Five reasons why you should consider paleolithic diet

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Recent years have seen increasing interest and attention towards evolutionary medicine. Research studies substantiate that following a paleolithic lifestyle and food choices prevent many of the present day degenerative diseases. Growing body of evidence shows that modern industrial diet leads to metabolic disorders and degenerative diseases which were non existent during pre-agricultural era. Archeological studies on fossil remains showed that ... Read More »

Why is it important to eat breakfast?

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Breakfast is the first meal and also the most important meal of the day. Studies confirm that individuals who consume breakfast maintain a healthy waistline and stay energetic for a longer duration than those who miss breakfast. “Breakfast” typically means to end the “fast” of the night time where one’s body goes into a period of no food or fuel ... Read More »

Starting the Paleo Diet

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Dieting is serious business and should be treated as such. Those people who make the effort to educate themselves before embarking on a new diet come out with sweet success while others who jump headlong into dieting just because they need instant weight loss results…well, you know how that one ends- right? Most of us choose one diet or the ... Read More »

What is the Proper Portion Size for Paleo Eating?

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The Paleo diet works at a very different pace from other types of contemporary diets as far as portion sizes are concerned. Most popular diets have a standard of measurement be it the Zone, Atkins or Weightwatchers. Either you adhere to a strict calorie count or you schedule your eating times over the duration of the day. If you fail ... Read More »

Is Quinoa Paleo?

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In the Paleo perspective, Hamlet’s soliloquy “To be, or not to be- that is the question” can be appropriately applied to the attention surrounding quinoa. The Paleo Diet promotes the eating habits of our Paleolithic ancestors which mean that anything before the advent of agriculture is alright to abide by but any foods that have been subject to the process ... Read More »

Paleo Super Foods: Top 10

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Paleolithic nutrition explains precisely what nature intended us to consume as humans who belong at the top of the food chain. The groundbreaking discovery on the way the Stone-age man consumed his food has opened up new avenues in the branch of therapeutic and clinical nutrition. Nutrition experts and health researchers have scoured through number of scientific papers on Paleolithic ... Read More »

Are Yams Allowed on the Paleo Diet?

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The debate regarding starchy tubers rages on… a well known point of contention among Paleo dieters, the inclusion or exclusion of high carb starchy tubers like potatoes, sweet potatoes and yams has been the subject of much controversy… So are yams allowed on the paleo diet? While in the most orthodox of Paleo circles, their consumption is condemned outright, the ... Read More »

Sugar Detox Diet Plan Tips

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Why would you need 21 day sugar detox diet plan tips? Well, modern diet contains excessive amount refined carbohydrates in everyday diet. The common refined carbohydrates that lurk in our everyday food include table sugar, beverages, sugar syrups, high fructose corn syrup in drinks, fruit juices, snacks, white flour, all purpose flour etc. The refined carbohydrates are well known culprits ... Read More »

What Is Kettlebell Training?

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When it comes to fitness that needs to cover many aspects of your body like endurance, agility, cardio program and strength, kattlebells might be the right answer. Kattelbells first originated in Russia but become very popular in the rest of the world in short amount of time. Kettlebells provide great exercise and that they are not just good for building ... Read More »

The Hunter-Gatherer Lifestyle

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The hunter-gatherer lifestyle is not a new thing it has just been forgotten by the modern civilization. The hunter-gatherer lifestyle is opposite to agricultural society that we live today. All the western diets are based on processed foods that are not very healthy for our body, and this is why we have so many food based illnesses. The Hunter-gatherer lifestyle ... Read More »

Paleo Diet Weight Loss is Real

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As many might think that paleo diet weight loss is not really possible the thing is that people are really able to lose much weight with paleo diet. We know that fats are among ingredients in paleo diet which is causing many not to believe in the facts that weight loss is really possible with paleo diet. To accomplish this ... Read More »

Can Paleo Diet Cure Acne?

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Many people have problems with acne and as we know there are so many products out there that claim that can be helpful in removing acne. However some scientist claim that acne are just caused by the food that we eat and by simply changing our eating habits the acne should disappear from our skin as well. The fact is ... Read More »

Best Paleo Cookbook

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A great way to boost any serious diet plan is to go out a grab an authentic cookbook that outlines all the essentials of your preferred diet. Cookbooks make great companions while on a diet and strictly keep you on track. They make meal preparation fun and something to look forward to. A good cookbook serves as an excellent organizer ... Read More »

Are Sweet Potatoes Paleo?

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So is sweet potato paleo? Regarding sweet potatoes in paleo diet recipes it is well known that paleo diet advocates consuming plenty of fresh vegetables, fruits, green leafy vegetables, seeds, nuts, sea food, game meat. For complete paleo food list click here. However, its still not clearly known what vegetables and fruits were exactly consumed by our ancestors during the paleolithic era. Based on ... Read More »

The Paleo Diet and Coffee

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Are you one of the multitudes of paleo people who can’t get their day started right unless it starts off with a sharp aromatic cup of coffee? Do you really need your daily dose of jamocha to put your best foot forward? And are you seriously also considering adopting the Paleo Diet as your new way of a healthier lifestyle? ... Read More »

Paleo Power Lunch Recipes

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How many of us are on the lookout for nutritious meal ideas but fall short when it comes to actually putting them together? While I can’t say much about anyone else, I know that I stand guilty as charged. There have been numerous times when its’ either been too much effort involved to plan a healthy lunch, unable to find ... Read More »

Caveman Diet Recipes

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Human body is a very complex and interesting system where human body grows with the energy that we take through the food that we eat. It is good to know that humans are on Earth for a long period of time, more than 2 million years to be more precise, and changes that we had in our body were all ... Read More »

Paleo Diet and Alcohol

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You should keep one point in your mind when it comes to enjoying alcohol on paleo diet and it is that you have to drink alcohol from time to time, not on a regular basis; drinking alcohol should not be a routine work for you. Learn about Alcohol Alcohol is a well-known drink that is composed of ethanol, an organic ... Read More »

Fat Sources in the Paleo Diet

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Gastroenterologists Walter Voegtlin developed the paleo diet in the 1970s, basing his nutritional plan on the idea that the hunter gatherer diet of the Paleolithic era is a healthier alternative to most contemporary nutrition habits. While the title of the diet causes some raised eyebrows, the paleo diet food list consists of fish, grass-fed meets, fresh fruits and vegetables, roots ... Read More »

Benefits of the Paleo Diet

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The Paleo Diet has been adopted from its existence of more than 10000 years back, when it was the way of diet of the men in the Paleolithic age. It has been proved to have far reaching benefits. Recognizing these benefits has helped today’s human beings understand the ‘secret’ of healthy living and eating. In order to be able to ... Read More »

10 Tips When Eating Paleo

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Paleo diet tips: Enjoy eating paleo. Enjoy what you eat. If you are unhappy with what you are eating you are unlikely to continue to keep eating that way, and once the nutrition is gone, staying fit and healthy becomes much harder. Pre-cook food. Spend a few hours at the beginning of the week and cook big batches of food. ... Read More »

Arthur De Vany’s Evolutionary Fitness

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Evolutionary Fitness Called “Superman’s slightly fitter grandad” by the London Times and a “patriarch of the Paleo Movement” in the New York Times, 73 year old Arthur De Vany is a scientist/athlete and the creator of Evolutionary Fitness, the first integrated model of Paleo diet, intermittent fasting, and exercise. A former professional athlete and life-long student of exercise and metabolism, he ... Read More »

Robb Wolf’s 30 Day Total Transformation

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Today I want to introduce Robb Wolf’s 30 Day Total Transformation – an interactive eBook guide.  After hundreds of requests from his readers and followers, he finnaly wrote this 30-day getting started guide. About Robb Wolf Robb Wolf is a former research biochemist and one of the world’s leading experts in Paleolithic nutrition. He has transformed the lives of tens of thousands of people around ... Read More »