Friday, May 18, 2012

The Paleo Rodeo #111

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:
Ruth presents My Love Affair with Yoga posted at Ruth's Real Food, saying, "As a long time sufferer of chronic fatigue syndrome, I wasn't able to do many other types of exercise. Luckily, I disovered yoga years ago. Don't know where I'd be without it. This is the first of a few yoga related posts. Check them out!"

Joe Lindley presents The Skinny on Obesity Episode 4: Generation XL posted at Craving Sugar, saying, "This is the 4rd video in the well-explained and important series called the Skinny on Obesity developed by the University of California TV channel (UCTV). In this episode, Dr. Robert Lustig, Pediatric Endochrinologist - University of California, San Francisco, warns that if we don't do something about obesity now, our children will be less healthy than we are - that their generation may be the first that doesn't outlive it parents."

Jedha presents the paleo diet and weight loss posted at Paleo Weight Loss Coach, saying, "Looks at a few of the reasons why the paleo diet is so good for weight loss."

Kelly Fitzsimmons presents What You Should Know About GMO Soy posted at Weight Loss Ninja, saying, "We provide you with some scary facts about GMO Soy and the chemicals it contains. Read this article now on "What You Should Know About GMO Soy"."

Tony Federico presents Is Paleo "Expensive" and "Inconvenient"? posted at Fitness In An Evolutionary Direction, saying, "One of the chief criticisms of Paleo is that is is "expensive" and "inconvenient". If either of these points were valid (which they are not) it would only be in the extreme short term."

Mark Owen-Ward presents Why daily movement is as essential as water posted at New Habit, saying, "Conversation about movement vs exercise and it's importance"

Todd Dosenberry presents 21 Reasons Why I am Starting the 21 Day Sugar Detox Today posted at Primal Toad, saying, "I am finally doing the 21 day sugar detox. There is never the perfect time but May must be a little better than January or any other month of this year. Have you ever done a sugar detox?"

Dr. John presents 58 Paleo / Primal recipe links posted at PaleoTerran, saying, "A list of recipes from throughout the web."

Angel Ayala & Meghan Little presents Paleo Drunken Woodchuck(R) Chicken, A Cider Marinated Entree posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "Our Drunken Chicken is made with Woodchuck(R) Cider Beer and is fantastic on the grill or in the oven. We love to make this for our friends and family, and especially for summer cookouts! Don't forget to try our Grilled Pineapple for a delicious meal!"

Penny Price McIntosh presents Paleo vs Vegan posted at Health Coach Penny, saying, "My 'morsel' response to the Paleo vs Vegan question we all get at a dinner party."

Nell Stephenson presents Paleo in the Hospital posted at Paleoista, by Nell Stephenson, saying, "How to keep Paleo while in the hospital. Sometimes one needs an advocate!"

Peggy Emch presents Additives in Almond Milk and How to Make the Real Stuff posted at The Primal Parent, saying, "Other than toxic synthetic vitamins and minerals, your typical carton of store-bought "almond milk" also contains additives, preservatives, and added sugars. Even if you purchase what claims to be an unsweetened and organic product it will still contain the harmful chemicals that are a disaster for your body."

Neely Quinn presents If You're Gonna Cheat, Try To Cheat Paleo posted at Paleo Plan, saying, "We all cheat on the Paleo/Primal diet. There are just better ways of "cheating" than others, and different definitions of what cheating is for each person..."

Fatisfied presents Broody Cure posted at Free Your Fat, saying, "A mom wannabe receives fertilized eggs and the satisfaction of baking bacon."

Patty presents Stormy Sweitzer's Paleo Power Lunch posted at Following My Nose, saying, "My review of a new ebook geared toward helping you with workday meal strategies."

J. Stanton presents The Most Important Event In History (Big Brains Require An Explanation, Part VII) posted at GNOLLS.ORG, saying, "The most important event in human history wasn't the invention of agriculture: it was the invention of stone tools, which powered the entire multi-million year history of human evolution."

Suz Crawt presents Does Your Child Have Paleo School Dinners? posted at The Paleo Network, saying, "Is this a standard representation of school lunches?!"

Victoria presents Season's Greetings! posted at Principle into Prctice, saying, "Spring's bounties: delicious and nutritious!"

Jeff presents 6 "Heath Foods" That Will Ruin Your Weight Loss Efforts posted at How to Die Young, saying, "Are you still having trouble losing weight? Even some foods that may "seem" to be Paleo can still stifle your weight loss efforts. Learn what foods to avoid to kick start your weight loss or just to enjoy better health!"
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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