Friday, April 08, 2011

The Paleo Rodeo #055

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:
Dr. John presents Bogotá’s Plume of Pollutants posted at Paleoterran, saying, "Guest post by John Michael: returning the air to Paleolithic standards is an ongoing struggle."

Tyler presents My Take on Low-Carb Diets for Fat Loss posted at Evolutionary Health Systems, saying, "My thoughts on the real advantage of low carb + paleo for fat loss, why they work so well, and a progress pic."

Kris presents Tips on eating a clean diet posted at Kris Health Blog, saying, "Many good tips on eating a clean diet, with recommendations based on evolutionary logic and modern science. It is important to avoid highly processed food."

Patty Pittman presents Cheap but Great Eats ~ Chicken Cacciatore posted at Primal 30 Day Challenge, saying, "Shopping day was nearly upon me and all I had left in the freezer was chicken legs. Which is fine and dandy, but I really wasn't in the chicken kind of mood and neither were the kids. So I had to think of something different to do with them."

Benjamin Skipper presents Chocolate Review: Hachez's 77% Blackberry posted at Musing Aloud, saying, "I've been waiting months to do this one. It's not as great as I thought it'd be, but nonetheless it pleases me."

Kate Yoak presents Five ways to add fat to your meal posted at Cave Kitchen, saying, "In learning how to get along with my non-Paleo family, I have developed some tips for putting healthy fat back into meals that are purposefully deprived of it."

Lindsey presents Blood Orange Chicken Stir Fry posted at Enjoying Healthy Foods.

Logan Marshall presents Are You Vitally Alive? posted at Wild Movement.

Julia Campbell presents salmon with creamy roasted poblano sauce posted at the crankin' kitchen!, saying, "A lovely roasted poblano pepper cream sauce with yummy baked side of salmon and zucchini."

Nell Stephenson presents My Favorite Paleo Pre-workout Snacks posted at TrainWithNellie.

Paul Jaminet presents Causes and Cures for Constipation posted at Perfect Health Diet, saying, "Constipation sometimes afflicts low-carb Paleo dieters, and this is a summary of possible causes and their cures."

Dom presents Primal Protein Bars posted at Primal Running.

Dustin Baxley presents Our Top Paleo Tips! posted at eating and other stuff., saying, "After wrapping up a super strict month of Paleo (Whole 30), we have some tips to share with the Paleo-rookies out there. If you think it's too hard, this will help."

Megh presents Taking waters, or, the importance of magnesium posted at Yolks, kefir, and gristle, saying, "I take a look at historical traditions of improving illness through mineral springs, and remedies for magnesium deficiency today."

Diana Hsieh presents New Food Regulations posted at NoodleFood, saying, "The government's new regulations mandating calorie counts in restaurants will do more harm than good, once again."

David Csonka presents Simple Principles For Eating Paleo posted at Naturally Engineered.

J. Stanton presents We Must Reclaim Human Health, Sustainability, Environmental Justice, And Morality From The Birdseed Brigade posted at GNOLLS.ORG, saying, "Did you know that most "vegetarians" and "vegans" eat meat? But they've also hijacked our health and environmental discourse...and if we don't fight back we are going to be in legal trouble, just like the Danes."

Primal Kitchen's Family Grokumentarian presents Sour Creme - It's "Unreal!!!" posted at Primal Kitchen: A Family Grokumentary, saying, "I wish that I could say that I were making this up. I was visiting our local dollar store with Easter stuff in mind when I did a double take while passing the small food fridge/freezer at the back of the store. Truth in advertising at its finest."

Todd Dosenberry presents $1.62 Paleo Low Carb Happy Meal posted at Toad's Primal Journey, saying, "I am here to prove that eating paleo is not expensive. I enjoyed this low carb meal for $1.62. If you agree in that what I ate is 100% paleo then please spread across the web. You want to grow the community don't you?"

Tara presents Hunting for Good Food and Roaming Bison posted at Tribe of Five, saying, "Who says grass fed meat is lean? Not I."

Robin presents Chickening Out posted at Everymom To Ironmom, saying, "My kids favorite day of the year isn't Christmas, it's New Chick day. Forging the links to the food we eat, we get our new layer chicks for our Urban Farm."

Frank Hagan presents Leptin Resistance posted at Low Carb Age, saying, "Success on a low carb / paleo diet is often attributed to “never feeling hungry”, an effect not seen on other diets. People point to the satiating aspects of fat or protein in eliminating hunger, but dieters may be suffering from a rarely diagnosed condition called leptin resistance that is corrected by the change in diet."

Meghan Little / Angel Torres presents Coconut Curried Shrimp and Vegetables - Paleo Effect | posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "A Terrific Paleo Dish!"

NJ Paleo Girl presents Urban Organic- NYC's best kept secret! posted at NJ Paleo Girl, saying, "Every Thursday I rush home from work in anticipation of my weekly delivery from Urban Organic. Every week they deliver organic produce right to your doorstep! It helps me stick with organic produce and challenges me to use ingredients I might not buy otherwise (hello collard greens, swiss chard, and beets). It's been 2 months now and I'm so happy I gave them a try!"

Kristy A. presents An American Tsunami posted at Feasting on Fitness, saying, "This post provides thought for food: a first look at Dr. Lustig's presentation connecting his research on sugar and obesity to the soda tax and what you can do about the health crisis."

Angelo Coppola presents This is the "Healthy-snack" Letter from my Kid's School posted at Latest in Paleo, saying, "Just when you thought real-food was making a comeback... Bam! We've got a long way to go. You won't believe this letter."

Richard presents Recipe: Primal Feta Meatballs posted at Primal Fed.

Laurie Donaldson presents Simple Supper posted at Food for Primal Thought, saying, "Simple supper..."

Stacy Toth presents Layman's Autoimmune Disease Interpretation posted at Paleo Parents.

Jeff Callahan presents Get Fit Without a Gym Membership: No DVD Required posted at How to Die Young, saying, "Throw away that P90X DVD, ditch the gym and get some primal exercise. You'll soon be in the best shape of your life."
Many thanks to the PaleoBloggers who submitted to this edition of the The Paleo Rodeo! This blog carnival has plenty of room to grow! So 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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