Remember back when “Are white potatoes paleo?” was the biggest question facing the paleo community? Now we’re seeing perfectly respectable paleo bloggers advocating butter and heavy cream…and some are even experimenting with white rice.
What sort of caveman diet is that?
And just what is the “paleo diet”, anyway? Is the term becoming diluted [ . . . ]
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As the Mahatma Gandhi once said:
“First, they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.”
The paleo movement grew slowly for many years in the obscurity of Stage 1, and spent perhaps a year in Stage 2 being mocked as the “caveman diet”. Now, after several years of [ . . . ]
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In Part 1 of "The Breakfast Myth", we discussed why the modern “breakfast” is really just snacks and dessert—and why eating it at all might be evolutionarily discordant. Here in Part 2, we explore the scientific evidence for and against breakfast—and what we should do in response.
But first, a short and entertaining [ . . . ]
⇒ Continue reading “The Breakfast Myth, Part 2: The Art and Science Of Not Eating Breakfast”