Friday, April 09, 2010

The Paleo Rodeo #003

By Diana Hsieh

Welcome to this week's edition of The Paleo Rodeo!

The Paleo Rodeo is a weekly blog carnival featuring the best paleo-related posts by members of the PaleoBloggers e-mail list. The past editions are collected on this page.

What is "paleo"? As I say in ModernPaleo Principles:

A "paleo" approach to health uses the evolutionary history of homo sapiens, plus the best of modern science, as a broad framework for guiding daily choices about diet, fitness, medicine, and supplementation. The core of paleo is the diet: it eschews grains, sugars, and modern vegetable oils in favor of high-quality meat, fish, eggs, and vegetables.
The purpose of The Paleo Rodeo is to highlight some of the best blogging of the ever-growing paleosphere. As always, you'll likely find some new paleo bloggers that you'll want to read regularly!
Paleotron presents The Price of Paleo posted at Paleotron, saying, "This week, I took a look at the real cost of going paleo in my article 'The Price of Paleo.' I compare average US household food costs and compare them to my own paleo food costs. I use real life statistics to make my point that while paleo may not be the cheapest food option, it may not be as bad as you think."

Here is this week's edition:

Adam Thompson presents Summary of my health posted at Adam Thompson.

Kelly Elmore presents Paleo Health Challenge Update 1 posted at Reepicheep's Coracle, saying, "An update on my 'get my you-know-what in gear' plan."

Kristy A. presents It's Sabotage! posted at Feasting on Fitness, saying, "This is an opus on stress and cortisol. Find out ways to fight stress in your own life through these practical steps."

Nell Stephenson presents Paleo Easter posted at TrainWithNellie, saying, "This is a great one for anyone who feels that 'they cannot stay true to paleo simply because it's a holiday'."

Greg Perkins presents Putting CrossFit to the Test: Tammy's First Ultra posted at Modern Paleo, saying, "How Tammy took on her first ultrarun, and tested out the CrossFit Endurance training methodology at the same time!"

Jessica Herschberg presents Paleo Diet For Athletes: Two Approaches posted at The Metamorphosis, saying, "A paleo focus is definitely an improvement for athletes over the traditional high-carb, grain based diet espoused by the mainstream, but it may not be enough for athletes that are hoping to lose fat while training."

Nicole Markee presents Gluconeogenesis posted at Astrogirl, saying, "A bit about cortisol, adrenaline and gluconeogenesis."

Tara Grant presents Dairy / Recipes posted at Primal Living.

Taryn Romanowich presents Quality Food Availability and Choices posted at Primal Chat, saying, "We've all been in this position before countless of times. You're out and about, and you didn't pack a snack. Your day is immensely busy, and your stress level is high. You could just turn around and forget all your primal eating habits and grab that greasy hamburger because you know it's quick and you know it'll cure your hunger for the next few hours. What do you do in this situation?"
Many thanks to the PaleoBloggers who submitted to this edition of the The Paleo Rodeo! I hope to see this blog carnival grow in the future. If you blog on paleo-related matters and you'd like to submit your posts to the carnival, please subscribe to the PaleoBloggers e-mail list. You'll receive instructions and reminders via that list.

Finally, you can find all of the blogs of the PaleoBloggers on this continuously-updated list:

Enjoy!

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