Friday, May 11, 2012

The Paleo Rodeo #110

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 of the Rodeo 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:
Beth Mazur presents MMLAFL Postscript: Shut the eff up! posted at Weight Maven, saying, "My latest blood work results are back and my fasting insulin has dropped like a rock!"

Joe Lindley presents “In Search of the Perfect Human Diet” DVD by CJ Hunt posted at Craving Sugar.This is a review of the film, “In Search of the Perfect Human Diet” by CJ Hunt. He has done a masterful job in presenting what he found as he journeyed around the world and back in time to find the Perfect Human Diet. This isn’t just a refinement of all the mish-mash of diet advice you hear on TV, in the media, or even from our national authorities."

Joshua Tenner presents How I Would Change the Leptin Reset Protocol posted at Autism Buster, saying, "In this post, I start a personal experiment in order to see leptin sensitivity and weight loss can be achieved by eating a starchy tuber at nearly every meal."

Kelly Fitzsimmons presents Manuka Honey Health Benefits posted at Weight Loss Ninja, saying, "We provide you with a wealth of information on Manuka Honey Health Benefits."

Miki Ben-Dor presents Why we need such big brains? – Diet versatility or diet specialization? posted at Paleo Style.

Fatisfied presents Bone-a Fide Broth posted at Free Your Fat, saying, "... freezer excavation, Springtime bone broth batch preparation, and bone eating chickens!"

Nell Stephenson presents Paleo Today posted at Paleoista, by Nell Stephenson, saying, "Living Paleo today doesn't have to be cavie!"

John Oro presents What will the New Agriculture look like? posted at PaleoTerran, saying, "Although, organic agriculture by itself will not feed the world, "under certain conditions ... organic systems can thus nearly match conventional yields." What will the new agricultural look like?"

Tony Federico presents Caramelized Garlic posted at Fitness In An Evolutionary Direction, saying, "Creating a delicious roasted garlic spread is easier then you think!"

Health Freak Eddy presents Why Be Healthy? Being Average Is Easy. posted at Health Freak Revolution, saying, "Visiting some of our deepest assumptions. Most people get into this lifestyle because they have specific health goals. But is there a greater motivation we can strive for when these are no longer important? have you really differentiated between a diet and a lifestyle? Hopefully this will be a really inspiring read."

The Cavegirls presents Rhubarb Crunch posted at Northwest Cavegirls, saying, "It's rhubarb season! Use the first veggie/fruit of the season to make this warming, traditional comfort food using healthy paleo ingredients."

Yael Grauer presents Book Review: Well Fed - Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat posted at Yael Writes, saying, "just a quickie book review!"

Neely Quinn presents Intermittent Fasting Part 3: FAQ posted at Paleo Plan, saying, "Some common questions about intermittent fasting are answered."

Suz Crawt presents 11 Things You Should Give Up To Follow A Paleo Lifestyle posted at The Paleo Network, saying, "Other than grains,legumes and perhaps dairy - what else should you let go of?"

Kristjan presents Why I Don’t Trust Most Nutritionists and Registered Dietitians posted at Kris Kris, saying, "I've been having some on line arguments with nutritionists in the past, and here I explain some of the reasons why I don't trust these people anymore."

Holly presents No Fail Kale: 25 Recipes to Make Your Friends Green with Envy posted at Holly Would If She Could, saying, "A recipe round up of 25 awesome ways to get more kale into your menu rotation!"

Ana J presents Slow Food Orange County: Luncheon in the Garden posted at Whole Life Diets, saying, "Amazing locally grown, organic lunch sponsored by Slow Food OC."

Angel Ayala & Meghan Little presents Paleo Spicy Honey BBQ Sauce, A Dressing for Pork or Chicken posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "Our Paleo Spicy Honey BBQ Sauce, A Dressing for Pork or Chicken is perfect for a weekday Cookout! Try this with our Boneless Pork Ribs for a delicious Paleo meal!"

Peggy Emch presents How to Make an Amazonian Shelter posted at The Primal Parent, saying, "This is an arts and crafts how-to post IN DISGUISE. While it does offer a pictorial, step by step guide to making a toy sized Amazonian shelter, it is actually a reminder to teach our children that this American life isn’t the only way to live, that not everybody everywhere has all of the stuff we have and not everybody cares, and that it is no disadvantage to live under the trees and be dirty all day long."

Amy Kubal presents Step up to the Salad Bar posted at Robb Wolf, saying, "Are you bored with the same old salad? Here are some new ideas for you to 'toss' around!"

Melissa Joulwan presents Vietnamese Chicken Salad posted at The Clothes Make The Girl, saying, "Perfect for summer: easy to make and packed with bright veggies."

J. Stanton presents What Are “Hydrolyzed Soy Protein” And “Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein,” And Why Are They In Everything? posted at GNOLLS.ORG, saying, "Learn what "hydrolyzed vegetable protein" is, how it's made, and why it's in almost every processed food! (Hint: not for your health.)"

Jedha presents Health, Anxiety & The Unexpected Benefits Of Eating Well posted at Paleo Weight Loss Coach, saying, "Diet doesn't just make us lose weight, it can cure or significantly reduce many other common symptoms. My guest Jill Green shares her experiences."

Charissa Vercellone presents Our Top Five Chocolate Obsessions posted at Balanced Bites, saying, "The Balanced Bites Team loves – no, scratch that – is obsessed with quality dark chocolate.Here’s a list of our top-five favorite chocolate bars – enjoy!"

David Rourke presents Taste as a skil posted at Paleodyssey, saying, "Learning to eat a variety of foods is a skill that fewer and fewer people seem to have."

Jennifer Hunt presents What Doing 570 Push-Ups Has Taught Me So Far posted at Vibrant Sexy Strong.
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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