• Your life and health are your own responsibility.
• Your decisions to act (or not act) based on information or advice anyone provides you—including me—are your own responsibility.


Welcome to gnolls.org!

(Just read The Gnoll Credo? Read this first.)

I cover a lot of ground here. Read my FAQ for an overview of the motivation and philosphy behind gnolls.org, look left for some starting points, or look below for an incomplete index to my articles, organized by topic. And I encourage questions and discussion about The Gnoll Credo: feel free to post them in the forum.

Live in freedom, live in beauty.


Eating Paleo

“Eat Like A Predator”: Paleo 101
Diet Myths Debunked
Diet Truths Discovered

No Such Thing As A “Calorie”

The concept of the “calorie”, as applied to nutrition, is an oversimplification so extreme as to be untrue in practice. Part 1 is an overview: parts 2 and beyond present peer-reviewed scientific proof.

Sugar Addiction, Bread Addiction, Carb Addiction

Everything Else

Media Appearances

Note: this doesn’t count book signings, which are too frequent to list.

Definitions: What Is Paleo?

All recipes are my original creations, refined and tested over years.

Book Reviews
On Writing
On Evolution

On The Evolution of Intelligence

    What changed us from small, chimplike forest dwellers to anatomically modern humans? And what does that tell us about the optimal human diet? A series in progress.

Exercise Is Important

…Even if it isn’t necessarily an effective weight loss tool.