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Paleo Diet

The following articles include a discussion or mention of The Paleo Diet.

Are eggs healthy or not?

There’s never been any credible evidence to support the idea that eating eggs is generally unhealthy. In fact, some evidence supports the opposite; that egg-eaters have lower cholesterol than non egg-eaters. I myself was surprised that it had been studied at all, because the results were not widely reported.

Cholesterol Is Good, The American Heart Association is Bad

Are you watching your cholesterol? Then you might be interested to read this story, describing the American Heart Association’s role in creating mass cholesterol-phobia, including evidence that they actively suppressed information that would have changed the course of medical history.

Paleo Diet Basics Part Two: Points of Contention

Today’s post is designed to air out some of the points of contention about Paleo, to best assure your Paleo plans result in you enjoying the success you are hoping for.

Paleo Diet Basics

I’ve written quite a bit about the Paleo diet over the years, but never a simple primer for people who are completely new. So this is long overdue!

Are You Pop Paleo or Deep Paleo? Read this to find out.

A superficial understanding of the Paleo diet can have you running into the grip of powerfully pro-inflammatory toxic oils To be, or not to be, labeled Paleo: that is the question. Lately I’ve been given more opportunities to speak about…

Sports Nutrition is Going Deep

In addition to all their athletic accolades, Los Angeles Lakers may be on course to make sports nutrition history by ditching powder and processed in favor of whole foods.

Finally! A Shopping Guide for Healthy People

Rich Food, Poor Food, a new book by Jayson and Mira Calton, answers many of the practical shopping questions my health-conscious patients ask.

Five Reasons a Low-PUFA, Healthy Fat Diet is GOOD for You

It seems counterintuitive that we need to eat (natural) fats to burn fat, but we do. You are what you eat, but that’s not the whole story! Many people on a low-fat diet lose their ability to burn fat, though they can still store it very effectively.

Real Food Summit Controversies and Don’t-Miss Q&A

If you’re listening to Sean’s summit and are full of new questions, don’t miss your chance to quiz DrCate about anything real-food related, live on Sean’ s show Friday the 13th at 12 noon Pacific time. (Since it’s not safe to travel anyway, stay home and call in).

Got Fatigue from Low-Carb Diet?

Are you following a low carb diet and running into troubles? Learn the most common reasons cutting carbs causes fatigue and share your story to win autographed copies of Dr Cate’s books!

What Causes Gluten Intolerance?

The cause of gluten intolerance is not gluten. It’s immune system dysfunction. Learn why your immune system starts to go off track, and what you can do to right your immune system’s wrongs.

Is Wheat Gluten Bad for Everyone? Adjusting the Paleo Diet if you don’t have celiac

Listen live to Dr Cate on Sean Croxton’s Paleo summit Saturday March 3! If you’re considering Paleo (a low-carb, grain-free diet) my latest post will discuss my recommendations about who needs to avoid wheat and who doesn’t.

Going Low-Carb too Fast May Trigger Thyroid Troubles and Hormone Imbalance

Some folks who’ve taken the Primal leap—particularly those who were previously on a high-carb diet—have been faced with unexpected side effects waving them back to the world of bread, sugary fruits and sweet potato casserole. Dr Cate discusses newly discovered thyronamine compounds that trigger a hibernation sydrome.

How Your Diet Affects Hormones

The epidemic of obesity is also an epidemic of hormone malfunction, including thyroid, testosterone, estrogen, growth hormone, cortisol, and more.
If you eat a Standard American Diet, not only are your fat-burn enzymes likely to be totally blocked, your hormonal systems fail to communicate properly and the effect is like a kind of accellerated aging.

Is dairy paleo? (part 2) Revising history with new perspectives on flocks of goats, femur bones and feckless nutritionism

If dairying began in the Paleolithic era, as I believe it did, then our genes have been depending on these nutrients for thousands of generations. Learn how your skeletal development can be sculpted by dairy products.

Is dairy paleo? Revising history with new persectives on flocks of goats, femur bones and feckless nutritionism

A few decades ago, people of Paleo were universally against dairy. Today, the attitude towards dairy is undergoing a transformation. Still, the official word on dairy is a luke-warm maybe rather than the resounding yes I think it deserves to be. I believe many of us can add dairy into our diet not just for good health, but also to more accurately reproduce a true Paleolithic era diet.

Your 2012 Weight-Loss Resolution: Become a Better Fat Burner

If you are like most Americans, you’ve made plenty of weight loss resolutions over the years and failed to follow through. It’s probably not that you lack willpower; it’s that you never trained your body to burn fat.

What is the Paleo Diet?

The Paleo diet, also known as the Primal diet or the Ancestral diet, is a low-carb, high-protein diet that’s helping people all over the modernized world rid themselves of excess pounds and prescription medications. If you don’t have friends or relatives following a Paleo diet now, chances are you will very soon.

Giving Thanks to Your Low-Carb Ancestors: A Recipe for Brain Health

A lot of folks keen on losing weight have been convinced that a diet low in fat and protein and high in carbohydrates is the way to go. Seems intuitive, doesn’t it?: Don’t eat fat and you won’t get fat.…

Why Vegans and Primal-Paleo Dietary Types Should All Just Get Along

Luke reveals how his appearance has altered his life, and why Deep Nutrition highlights science showing that looks matter to more than just our ego, and why the ideal dietary program must be one that provides for ideal growth. When doctors (we get an average of 1 credit hour of nutrition training) advise pregnant women about a good diet for their baby’s future, if they get it wrong, not only will the pregnancy suffer, the child’s growth will suffer and he or she may not be as tall, as strong, as smart, or as attractive.

What is celiac disease? A recipe for recovery beyond gluten free.

New insights into the cause of guten intolerance can help those suffering from all food allergies recover faster.

The China Study: Does Avoiding Animal Protein in Pregnancy Help or Harm?

The China Study advises a vegan diet but author T. Colin Campbell also admits it cuts a woman’s hormone levels so low that it stunts growth, delays puberty, and leads to early menopause. Dr Cate advises caution for anyone on a vegan diet.

Here’s How to Cook Grass-Fed (aka Pasture-raised) Steak

Grass fed steak is not marbled, and therefore easy to overcook which produces a gamey flavor that many people don’t like. We recommend cooking your grass fed steaks no more than medium!

Can Arterial Disease be Reversed?

The old model describes arteries as so many mechanical tubes that have no way to protect themselves from the inevitable clogging that comes from the consumption of cholesterol and saturated fat. The other, new model sees arteries as living dynamic tissue that, in the context of a healthy diet, is capable of growth, repair, and rising to the challenge of rigorous exercise.

Mahimahi recipe: Amazingly fast and easy way to cook this amazing fish

In 12 minutes flat we went from hungry to well-fed, using this steamed mahimahi recipe with tarragon beurre-blanc sauce.

Weight Loss Basics

Healthy lasting weight loss depends on cutting carbs, switching out good fats for bad, and adding back missing elements. These ten steps provide a framework for you to adapt almost any other diet you already enjoy, from Paleo to Primal to Atkins to Vegetarian.

Raw Milk-Why Mess With Udder Perfection?

If you’re lucky enough to live in a state where raw milk is available in stores and you don’t buy it, you are passing up a huge opportunity to improve your health immediately.

Is Coffee Bad For Your Health?

Coffee: Friend or Foe? Coffee is one of the most popular breakfast items on the most popular diet (a Paleo Diet) menu. Indeed, I’ve read reports claiming that coffee has antioxidants that may prevent heart disease, and other compounds that…

The Best Steak in Hawaii

Grass fed steak is healthier than grain fed for three BIG reasons, and not because it’s leaner!

Meat: Is it really bad for your health?

Which is better for you, beef or chicken?
The answer depends on what the animals eat and how healthy they are

The Best Steak In Hawaii (is a weight loss aid)

Buying (and marinating) dry aged steak is the ultimate secret weapon to creating unforgettable steak dinners!

Salad Dressing: The Silent Killer

If your switch from fries to salads hasn’t helped you, it’s because you are pouring deadly trans fat onto those crispy, vitamin-rich greens.

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