Friday, July 16, 2010

The Paleo Rodeo #017

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 Modern Paleo 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.

Here is this week's edition:
Travis Schefcik presents The Top 5 Ugly Lies About The Paleo Diet posted at Uncommon Wellness.

Benjamin Skipper presents CR: Endangered Species' Goji Berry, Pecans and Maca posted at Musing Aloud, saying, "Although this chocolate is 70% cocao all the flavors fuse in a way that makes it seem way sweeter than it should be, like milk chocolate. Some will like it, some won't."

Mark Sison presents A Visual Guide to Sea Vegetables posted at Mark's Daily Apple, saying, "About 160,000 years ago the human diet expanded to include seafood. Early humans became coastal dwellers at least that long ago, and ever since then we’ve been inextricably linked to the sea. The sea contains our most reliable source (when we aren’t dining on the brains of ruminants) of the all-important, long-chain omega-3 fatty acids. And then there’s the edible sea vegetation."

Amy Kubal presents The Kids Are NOT Alright... posted at Fuel As Rx.

Todd Dosenberry presents Primal/Paleo Recipes: Grass Fed Hot Dogs w/ Veggies & Banana Avocado Green Smoothie posted at Toad's Primal Journey, saying, "I love hot dogs and enjoy making creative dishes with 100% grass fed hot dogs now that I am primal/paleo. Skip the bun and make the meal more healthy and tasty!"

Laurie Donaldson presents Hot Day Salmon Hash posted at Food for Primal Thought.

Jeff Pickett presents My Primal Reality Show Idea Gains Momentum posted at Primal Chat, saying, "It started off as a joke. Instead it revealed the comments and opinions any blog would be jealous of - Great conversation."

Nell Stephenson presents Paleo Cooking Tip - 'Thickener' Options posted at TrainWithNellie.

Frank Hagan presents Protein Intake: Special Cases posted at Low Carb Age, saying, "Do the minimum protein values in low carb diets put women and children at risk?"

Daniel Bassett presents Meat Eaters vs Vegetarians Part III: Do Vegetarians Get Enough Essential Fatty Acids? posted at At Darwin's Table, saying, "The debate between vegans and paleo eaters rages on whether you can get enough omega 3 fats without eating meat. In this post I explore this question."

Paul Jaminet presents The Danger of Protein During Pregnancy posted at Perfect Health Diet, saying, "discusses why protein restriction is desirable for infants and during pregnancy"

Julie Sullivan Mayfield presents Paleo Pow Wow - tasty stuff! posted at BTB's Nutrition and Performance Blog, saying, "Spicy salmon appetizer recipe - a crowd pleaser - along with some variations on a theme."

Nicole Markee - Astrogirl presents Shake It Up! posted at Astrogirl, saying, "I'm a big believer in making changes when something isn't working."

Kristy A. presents What To Drink Part 1: What's Wrong with Juice? posted at Feasting on Fitness, saying, "What is best to drink on the paleo/primal/low carb diet? Juice, once touted as a health drink, turns out to be NOT so healthy. Learn why in part one of the series where we'll size up the competition to quench your thirst."
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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