No, whey protein isn’t paleo…but it sure is convenient to have a portable, non-perishable, and relatively cheap source of quickly-digested protein for when I don’t have access to real food or the time to cook it.
However, as with any dietary supplement, we must always be on the alert for misleading packaging or adulterants—as white [ . . . ]
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Our Story So Far (abridged)
By 3.4 MYA, Australopithecus afarensis was most likely eating a paleo diet recognizable, edible, and nutritious to modern humans. (Yes, the “paleo diet” predates the Paleolithic age by at least 800,000 years!) The only new item on the menu was large animal meat (including bone marrow), which was [ . . . ]
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Why Learning Is Fundamental, Even For Australopithecines”