Friday, January 28, 2011

The Paleo Rodeo #045

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:
Benjamin Skipper presents Chocolate Review: Endangered Species' 72% Hazelnut Toffee posted at Musing Aloud, saying, "Toffee is intriguing to me, and this bar makes for my first experience. While it has good potential, its current actualization leaves more to be desired."

Beth Mazur presents Gary Taubes & Why We Get Fat posted at Weight Maven, saying, "Taubes does a great job in moving away from calories in vs out, but may not be telling the whole story."

Lindsey presents Nut Granola Bars posted at Enjoying Healthy Foods, saying, "This week I made these delicious Nut bars for my kids. They really enjoyed them, as did I! It is a quick and easy recipe and the final product travels well!!! ENJOY!"

Nell Stephenson presents Paleo Chicken Marbella- Recipe Makeover posted at TrainWithNellie.

Kate Yoak presents Russian pickled cabbage posted at Cave Kitchen, saying, "I would like to give thanks to my mom for sharing this Russian family recipe for pickled cabbage - a yummy alternative to sauerkraut."

Marisa presents Roasted Chicken Leg Quarters - Two Ways! posted at Primal Pearls, saying, "Chicken leg quarters can only be so interesting, but these came pretty good - and it's certainly A LOT of food for very little preparation time!"

Dr. John presents An "Insight of the Decade": Chronic inflammation kills posted at Paleoterran, saying, "Counter it with a hunter-gatherer diet."

Melissa "Melicious" Joulwan presents Tangy Goodness: Creamy Italian Dressing posted at The Clothes Make The Girl, saying, "Kicks the butt of a regular vinaigrette but still packs the punch of EVOO."

David Csonka presents When Did Cholesterol First Become Public Health Enemy #1? posted at Naturally Engineered, saying, "It turns out that an experiment performed by some Russian scientists in 1913 started the world down the path of vilifying cholesterol."

Ravi presents Your Paleo-Diet TasteBud Makeover posted at DaiaSolGaia.

Anne presents Buyer Beware - An Example of Stores Being Deceptive posted at Paleo on a Budget.

Benjamin Skipper presents My Leg Cramps Nightmare posted at Modern Paleo, saying, "Leg cramps were a constant in my life, but when I went on the paleo diet the pain turned into something monstrous and impossible to ignore. Here's how I solved them."

Miranda Barzey presents How to Eat Paleo on a Budget posted at Building Atlantis, saying, "Tips and tricks for sticking to a paleo diet when you're strapped for cash."

Patty Strilaeff presents What to do with a pig's head? posted at following my nose....

Primal Commuter presents Primal Fitness, Primal Commuter posted at The Primal Commuter, saying, "Biologically speaking, we are all cavemen! So, we need to work and feed our bodies like cavemen. Therefore, the more consistently we consume macro-nutrients (Protein, Fat, and Carbohydrates) with the pre-agricultural period and the more we exercise our bodies in ways a Paleolithic man would have, the healthier and happier we'll be - in body and mind. We'll feel better, look leaner, think more clearly, sleep deeper, and be, overall, healthier..."

Paul Jaminet presents Low-Protein Leanness, Melanesians, and Hara Hachi Bu posted at Perfect Health Diet, saying, "Although high-protein diets are satiating in the short term, low protein diets may be better for health in the long run even though they can cause short-term weight increases. Here I discuss how to be lean on a protein-restricted diet."

Daniel Klein presents Episode 14: Meat posted at The Perennial Plate, saying, "This is an episode about a meat processing plant, shows lots of cuts of meat. There are lots of other episodes that might be of interest as well. Including squirrel hunting, fly fishing, deer hunting, pig slaughter..."

Richard Nikoley presents Getting off Proton Pump Inhibitor GERD Meds Cold Turkey posted at Free The Animal, saying, "My 1-2-3 plan for getting off GERD meds in a week."

Kristy A. presents My Zone Challenge Food Log posted at Feasting on Fitness, saying, "On my second week of a Paleo-Zone challenge, here are my reflections and meals to help enliven your own food choices regardless of whether you weigh and measure."

Ray Sylvester presents Put The Lime In The Coconut (Seriously, It's Delicious) posted at chowza.

Laurie Donaldson presents Shepherd's Pie posted at Food for Primal Thought, saying, "Warm dish for an after-snow-cleanup day!"

Joe Berne presents Do as I say... posted at Karate Conditioning, saying, "A list of mistakes I continue to make in my quest to follow the paleo way; read it if you want to feel superior or get an idea of how to be more critical of yourself!"

M presents Day 26 of Whole30 Eats | Nom Nom Paleo posted at Nom Nom Paleo, saying, "Here's what a typical day near the end of my Whole30 looks like -- with lots of meal planning thown in!"
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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