Friday, October 26, 2012

The Paleo Rodeo #133

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:
Rafael B., PhD presents Are fried foods bad? posted at Real Food = Better Health, saying, "Not at all. Fried real foods (eggs, meat, fish) does not increases heart diseases or mortality."

Hadass Eviatar presents Just Eat Real Food posted at My Coat of Many Colours, saying, "I sing the praises of real food!"

Danny J Albers presents A story in pictures posted at Primal North, saying, "How our food advice exploited the Inuit and then had us blaming them, a story in pictures."

Victoria presents These feet were made for walking posted at Principle into Practice, saying, "Many who embrace an evolutionary approach to food eventually adopt an evolutionary approach to footwear. Whether you chose to go truly barefoot, or opt for a more mainstream 'minimalist" option, there are benefits of embracing a choice inline with out evolutionary past."

Crystal Fieldhouse presents Paleo 30-Day Challenge - Story from the Trenches posted at Eat Sleep Move, saying, "To be honest, I actually had absolutely no intention of 'changing my life'. In my head I always looked the way I look now, it is funny how your mind plays tricks on you when you are desperately trying to ignore what is staring back at you in the mirror."

Carmen Fraser presents Raw Paleo Hedgehog posted at Carmen Eat Joy, saying, "When my Dad recently began his paleo journey, he was craving something chocolatey and sweet - which this is - but with no sweeteners and no dairy, it's the perfect guilt free treat to satisfy your paleo cravings!!"

Nell Stephenson presents Colder Weather & Heartier Meals posted at Paleoista, by Nell Stephenson, saying, "For some, as the winter weather nears, the natural tendency to opt for heartier meals can prove to be a challenge if you're trying to stay Paleo, for no other reason that what may come to mind are non Paleo foods."

Meghan Little & Angel Torres presents Paleo Ginger Carrot Soup, A Healthy Fresh Side posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "This soup has a nice balance of sweet and savory, with fresh notes of ginger and hints of garlic. Really delicious with our skirt steak, grilled chicken or filet mignon! Perfect for the cooling weather!"

Carmen Fraser presents Raw Paleo Hedgehog posted at Carmen Eat Joy, saying, "Something chocolatey and paleo friendly - perfect for your 4pm cravings!!"

Douglas Robb presents You eat Paleo, your spouse doesn't...what do you do??? posted at Health Habits, saying, "I like to eat Paleo.... My wife doesn't. This difference can be a real pain in the ass for a couple that enjoys eating dinner together but still wants to avoid having screaming fights over the dinner menu."

Dan presents A Grizzly Guide to Paleo posted at Grizzly Strong, saying, "An informative post regarding Paleo - establish a baseline knowledge for those uninitiated to make an informed decision about their health."

Dan presents Grizzly Goes a Wanderin' posted at Grizzly Strong, saying, "This post is all about how to succeed in Paleo while traveling - some of the common issues and the tricks I've found that make it easier than you might think."

Peggy Emch presents Teaching With Analogies and Why We're Born So Helpless posted at The Primal Parent, saying, "How would you explain to a child why human babies are born so helpless? Come listen to me explain an analogy to a child!"

Neely Quinn presents How Not Exercising Obsessively Is Improving My Life posted at Paleo Plan, saying, "Sometimes you just need a break..."

Ute presents Why are you not losing weight on the paleo diet? posted at Grokette's Primal Musings, saying, "If you're not seeing the desired results you were hoping for, you may be doing something wrong. Read my blog post for what this might be."

Brittanie Duncan presents Food Day 2012 posted at Three Diets One Dinner, saying, "Feeding your family the right foods is about love. Did you celebrate Food Day 2012?"

Lisa presents The Paleo Vacation in Greece posted at Swiss Paleo, saying, "Can you go on vacation and stay paleo? We went to Greece...stop by and see what we ate and what we did!"

Lisa presents Coconut Macadamia Chocolate Macaroons posted at Swiss Paleo, saying, "I know we all need another paleo cookie recipe like we need a hole in the head, but these are really, really good (and drop dead easy)!"

Melissa Joulwan presents Golden Cauliflower Soup posted at The Clothes Make The Girl, saying, "I'm trying to force fall to arrive in Austin, TX by making soup -- and this is my new fave for breakfast. Velvety smooth and creamy, it's comforting and good for you. YAY!"

Amy Kubal presents 7 Shades of Paleo posted at Robb Wolf, saying, "Are you ready for this? What 'shade of paleo' are you? Maybe it's not a black and white subject."

Max Ungar presents 25 Things You can do In and Around Your Campus posted at Caveman College, saying, "Here are 25 awesome and primal things that you can do to make your experience at college that much better."

The PaleoMD presents A New Paleo Friendly Supplement Company posted at PaleoMD, saying, "Just found a new supplement company that appears very Paleo friendly! High quality Whey Protein sweetened with Stevia."

the PaleoMD presents Great Ideas North of the Border! posted at PaleoMD, saying, "I wish our medical and health organizations in the US were so forward thinking!"

Primal Kitchen's Family Grokumentarian presents Diet's Impact on Neurological Struggles: Not Everything, But Hardly Nothing posted at Primal Kitchen: A Family Grokumentary, saying, "My youngest daughter was diagnosed with apraxia and sensory processing disorder at age 26 months in the spring. This week, I reflect on how she has made real, very noticeable linguistic and developmental strides in the time since we overhauled her diet."

The Cavegirls presents More reasons to buy organic poultry posted at Northwest Cavegirls, saying, "A recent lawsuit filing has me chewing on this lesson and organic foods, i.e. poultry, and how imperative it is to use it instead of conventional."

Angie presents Primal Breads posted at Angie's Suburban Oasis.

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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