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Whole30: Week 1 Food Plan

Shares 671<p>I really don’t understand meal plans. I mean, <i>conceptually</i>, I get it. When you’re starting a new eating plan, an expert tells you exactly …

Just booked Sally Fallon from The Weston A. Price Foundation …

Just booked Sally Fallon from The Weston A. Price Foundation for my podcast to give her a chance to respond directly to critics of her views on Paleo she recently expressed in the column "MYTH: THE WAPF DIET IS LIKE THE PALEO DIET" in the Summer 2013 issue of the Wise Traditions newsletter: http://www.westonaprice.org/journal/journal-summer-2013-our-broken-food-system<p>She also attempted to make distinctions between what the WAPF nutritional foundation looks like and low-carb. They are subtle, …

Are Low Carb Diets the Devil?

Hi everyone,<p>A quick disclaimer to go with my post. I hope you find the information useful! <br>Remember, I do not know your case at all. Be sure to …

Taiwan Eats: Taiwanese Meat Sauce With Rice (Lu Rou Fan)

Every cuisine has its signature dish—something that's unique, unilaterally enjoyed by its people, and unquestionably delicious. For Taiwanese cuisine, it might just be <i>lu rou fan</i>. Literally "stewed meat rice," <i>lu rou fan</i> is a homestyle dish of minced pork braised in rice wine, soy sauce, water, and …

Delicious and Beneficial: Water Kefir Soda-Making 101 - Real Food

My family goes through a 1-liter bottle of water kefir soda every night at dinner. We look forward to having a delicious and bubbly treat on a daily …

Sustainable Living

The Science of Self-Control: Can You Increase Your Willpower? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Does any of this sounds familiar:<p>You want to become an early riser, but once your alarm clock goes off, you hit the snooze button, and go back to …

Will Power

15 Reasons To Build a Herb Spiral For Your Permaculture Garden

Whether you’re a city mouse or a country mouse — with a high-rise patio or 1000 acres — building an herb spiral near your kitchen allows you to …

Vegas, Baby! (The Saveur Best Food Blog Awards)

Hello from Sin City!<p>Rather than posting in my usual Forky Friday format, I’m going to share with you a bunch of links to awesomeness inspired by our …

Food Trucks

Watch philosopher Daniel Dennett explain how to reprogram your brain

Drawing from the recently published <i>Intuition Pumps and Other Tools for Thinking</i>, philosopher and scientist Daniel Dennett breaks down the rhetorical signals that can indicate a shifty argument ("surely" and "rather" among them), the mental "programs" that can help people better dissect the world …

check

Natural building construction, the ultimate anecdote to industrialized (and polluted) communities<p>​Pattern observation and site analysis, which is …

Renewable Energy

100+ Incredible Paleo Diet Blogs

Shares 0<p>Looking for some blogs on the paleo diet? We’ve got a comprehensive list of over 100 different paleo diet blogs and paleo diet resources for …

Nutrition

What Modern Humans Can Learn From The Neanderthals' Extinction

It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?<p>Neanderthals were humans who went extinct between 20,000 and 30,000 years ago. Though there is some debate about who these people were, there is no …

42 New Paleo, Low-Carb & Health Blogs For May 2013

It’s that time of year again when we set sail on the Low-Carb Cruise. This year is our 6th Annual sailing and I’m excited about joining a couple …

Nutrition

Toba super-volcano catastrophe idea 'dismissed'

<b>The idea that humans nearly became extinct 75,000 ago because of a super-volcano eruption is not supported by new data from Africa, scientists say.</b><p>In the past, it has been proposed that the so-called Toba event plunged the world into a volcanic winter, killing animal and plant life and squeezing …

Geology

Big brains, no fur, sinuses … are these clues to our ancestors' lives as 'aquatic apes'?

It is one of the most unusual evolutionary ideas ever proposed: humans are amphibious apes who lost their fur, started to walk upright and developed …

Prepare for the “Resistant Starch” Assimilation; Resistance is Futile

<i>Some months ago I got interested in the fact that people were toying with the idea of eating mostly just potatoes for a period of time for weight</i> …

GM super-pigs and the new threat to our food: How genetically modified produce is becoming a disturbing reality in our lives

By<p>Despite the deep concerns of the public, genetically modified foods — once the stuff of science fiction — are becoming a disturbing reality in our …

Gene Watch Page

<b>FOOD, MADE FROM SCRATCH</b><br>By Eric Hoffman<p><i>"Agriculture as we know it needs to disappear. ...We can design better and healthier proteins than we get from</i> …

Agriculture

Digital Public Library of America Day Two

Yesterday, 18 April 2013, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) went online. What I would say is that finally the United States is catching up …

Starch, Carbs, and Paleo

Paleo does not imply low carb, at least not super low carb. The fact that a lot of Paleo folk eat low carb (me included in the past), doesn’t mean …

The Diet-Heart Myth: Cholesterol and Saturated Fat Are Not the Enemy

<i>To read more about heart disease and cholesterol, check out the special report page.</i><p>It’s hard to overstate the impact that cardiovascular disease …

Diabetes

Paleo Plantain Beef Pie

Prep Time 60 mins<p>Cook Time 45 mins<p>Total Time 1 hr 45 mins<p>Serves Serves 3-4<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound (500 grams) grass-fed ground beef<br>• 1/3 cup diced red …

Top 11 Paleo and Low-Carb Registered Dietitians With Blogs

I sometimes get angry comments from people.<p>They tell me that I don't know what I'm talking about because I didn't go to college to study …

Nutrition

Selfishness can spread to the socially minded - Futurity

U. MISSOURI (US) — Individuals don’t want to be “suckered” into giving if others in …

Missouri

Debunking the Paleo Diet: A Wolf’s Eye View

Hey folks,<p>Sorry I did not get to this sooner, both for you AND for me. I’ve received a truckload of emails, tweets, and Facebook questions asking for …

It's a gut reaction: how other people's bacteria can cure us – extract

This is a standard party invitation in most respects: there's a map of the neighbourhood, the address and time, and some friendly encouragement to …

hugelkultur: the ultimate raised garden beds

• grow a typical garden without irrigation or fertilization<br>• has been demonstrated to work in deserts as well as backyards<br>• use up rotting wood, twigs, …