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Smoothies

Wow two posts in one day, lucky you. One thing that has been on my mind for some reason, and worth posting about here, is the consumption of smoothes or shakes. This can be either as a meal replacement or as a post workout recovery drink. Either way, I’m against it, and I consider the consumption of a smoothie as part of the 20%, regardless of how paleo its ingredients are. I am especially against anything made with protein power, as these powders are not paleo and will result in a spike of blood sugar level, especially post work out (more on that below). Continue reading

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Paleo in the News Courtesy of NPR

Recently, NPR posted a story on the paleo diet and its incorporation into modern medicine.  This is good because more awareness for the diet/lifestyle is being generated and it is being recognized as more than a secretive cult of crossfitters who only eat raw meat (thanks NPR for that photo by the way).  The article did highlight some positive aspects of the diet, backed up with legitimate endorsements and statements from physicians that are members of the Paleo Physicians Network. Continue reading


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