Friday, June 15, 2012

The Paleo Rodeo #115

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:
Kris presents The 9 Biggest Lies of Modern Nutrition posted at Kris Kris, saying, "I personally believe modern nutrition to be infested with a lot of corruption and misinformation. Here are the 9 biggest lies of modern nutrition."

Amy Kubal presents Paleo Book Review: The Whole9's It Starts With Food posted at Robb Wolf, saying, "This book is a MUST have for all Paleo followers! Solid, sane advice for healthy living!"

Angel Ayala & Meghan Little presents Paleo Chinese 5-Spice Sauce, A Great Grill Marinade or BBQ Dressing posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "Let's start grillin for the weekend! Our Chinese 5-Spice Sauce is great as a marinade or BBQ sauce for chicken or pork and sure to please!"

Jedha presents Is Cheese Allowed On Paleo? posted at Paleo Weight Loss Coach.

Nell Stephenson presents Paleo Mistake #3 posted at Paleoista, by Nell Stephenson, saying, "Another commonly made Paleo mistake!"

Peggy Emch presents How Motherhood Changes You: Request for Submissions posted at The Primal Parent, saying, "Are you a mom? How are you different now than you were before you had children? Please come by and leave a comment.This is research for my book!"

Sara Hatch presents An experiment of one posted at Edible, saying, "Does low carb paleo work for weight loss? I've been following a Paleo/primal diet since 2006, and unfortunately am gaining weight. I have tried all sorts of approaches, trying to hack my problem. More sleep, less fat, more fat, more veggies, more exercise, less exercise, more protein, less protein, no nightshades, fewer calories, Whole30. Whatever. It has been frustrating. I see this experiment as a chance to take a step back and look at this a little more analytically. The one thing that has worked for me in the past was a ketogenic diet, so here is my experiment..."

Susan Holland (MeJane) presents Coconut Fatigue and ... Reduction posted at Weightless in Water / Paleo, saying, "The quest for flour-like alterntives leads to a time honored gourmet solution: Reduction!"

Joe Lindley presents Is this an American Beverage Association ad in disguise? | Food Politics posted at Craving Sugar News, saying, "Beverage companies have lambasted Mayor Bloomberg with a "Nanny" poster to put him on the defensive about his plans to cut back on sugar drink consumption in New York City. It would be amusing if it wasn't such a serious topic."

Diana Hsieh presents Paleo-Friendly Snacks posted at NoodleFood, saying, "Are you looking for some ideas for paleo-friendly snacks, particularly when from home? Look no further!"

Neely Quinn presents Is The Cost of Eating Paleo Worth It? posted at Paleo Plan, saying, "One of the main concerns with going Paleo is always the cost of the food, so I wanted to take a moment to really clear that argument up."

Beth Mazur presents A daily personal health practice posted at Weight Maven, saying, "my favorite part of Abel James' recent conversation with Dan Pardi (of DansPlan.com) is the concept of a daily health practice."

Julie Campbell presents roasted poblano pork burgers with pipián posted at the crankin' kitchen!, saying, "traditional toasted pumpkin seed sauce over spiced pork burgers - i.love.mexican.food."

Ute presents Self Experimentation posted at Grokette's Primal Musings, saying, "I created a blog post about my struggles with sleep, and how I seem to have overcome them, by cutting out dairy."

Patty presents A Wake-up Call from It Starts With Food posted at Following My Nose, saying, "After reading the new book It Starts With Food, we've decided to "dry out" for a while!"

Blair presents Genetic Tenderness posted at The Found Link, saying, "How Gearld Fry is recapturing grassfed beef genetics."

Diane Sanfilippo presents Podcast Episode #41: Women's health, body composition & fat loss posted at Balanced Bites, saying, "Diane and Liz take on the issue of women's body composition on their latest podcast. Topics discussed; Turtle-like metabolism, my "perfect" weight, how do I lose those last 10 to 20 "Vanity pounds"? and stubborn fat."

Cavechic presents Cooking chicken livers posted at Paleo for Christians, saying, "Overcoming Western ideas about eating organ meat can be a challenge, but it is healthy for you and a good source of vitamins and minerals missing from most Western diets. Come by for some links to recipes for cooking chicken livers as an inexpensive way to augment your paleo diet journey."

Cavechic presents Chicken livers part 2 posted at Paleo for Christians, saying, "I used the, 'dry fry' method for cooking my chicken livers. Come on by and read about how they turned out."

Jennifer Hunt presents Why Do Doritos Locos Tacos Make Me Weak in the Knees? posted at Vibrant Sexy Strong, saying, "Sometimes nutrition knowledge is not enough to keep me from a Doritos Locos Tacos."

Warren Wilkinson presents Vegetable Nutrition Information: Part 1 - Fats posted at Plate Smarter, saying, "I compare the nutritional value of asparagus, avocado, broccoli, carrot, mushrooms, seaweed and squash. I want to see if vegetables really are the nutritional powerhouse I believe them to be. So far I've found that avocado is a lot like chicken -- at least in terms of fat profile!"

Laurie Donaldson presents One year later... posted at Food for Primal Thought, saying, "One year of strength training."

Peggy Emch presents Red Bell Pepper "Sandwich" posted at The Primal Parent, saying, "Red bell pepper makes the best Paleo "bread" ever!"

Tony Federico presents Seafood Free Seared "Ahi" Salad posted at Fitness In An Evolutionary Direction, saying, "Is seafood really a "better" choice than beef?"

Susan Holland (MeJane) presents Hey, Shorty, Not So Fast! (Thanks, Dad) posted at Weightless in Water / Paleo, saying, "My father, my coach, and his valuable reminder: "not so fast."That tip applies to many things, including cooking proteins."
Many thanks to the PaleoBloggers who submitted to this edition of the The Paleo Rodeo! We love new members! 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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