Why Paleo Should Be Ranked #1 of All Weight Loss Diets

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Earlier in January, US News & World Report issued its annual ranking of the best diets to follow for several different goals and health conditions, including weight loss. As you may know, the Paleo diet was ranked last in the “Best Diet Overall” category of the 32 diets they reviewed. This review may have caused you question the benefits of the Paleo diet, and perhaps you even have concerns about its safety. But are these… Read More

How to Lose Weight Without Trying on a Paleo Diet

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Let’s face it – losing weight can be hard. Really hard. Perhaps you’ve been on a diet before, and perhaps you’ve even lost a significant amount of weight. But more often than not, that weight creeps back on, until suddenly you’re back to the weight you were at when you started dieting. Sometimes, you end up weighing even more than you did before you went on a diet in the first place! It’s enough to… Read More

There is no single cause of (or treatment for) obesity

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The debate about what causes obesity and the best way to lose weight rages on. But the answer to those questions isn’t so simple.

Beyond Paleo: moving from a “paleo diet” to a “paleo template”

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Follwing a Paleo diet doesn’t encourage you to think or experiment to find what works for you. Following a Paleo template does.

Is meat bad for you? No, but junk science and the clueless media are.

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Does the new study everyone’s talking about prove eating meat is bad for you? Hardly. It proves researchers don’t have a clue.

The most important thing you probably don’t know about cholesterol

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Not all LDL cholesterol is created equal. Only small, dense LDL particles are associated with heart disease, whereas large, buoyant LDL are either benign or may protect against heart disease.