Friday, December 12, 2014

The Paleo Rodeo #240

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:
Meghanne Reburn RM presents Take a Chill Pill. The importance of stress reduction for optimal fertility posted at The Modern Paleo Midwife, saying, "This week 'Meg the Midwife' looks at stress and how it can affect your fertility. Learn about the different markers of stress can have an influence on your ability to conceive and learn how to take simple steps to reduce your stress levels."

Crystal Fieldhouse presents TPS 37: Move your DNA! With Katy Bowman posted at The Primal Shift Podcast, saying, "Jo chats with bio mechanist and natural movement champion Katy Bowman about her latest book ‘Move Your DNA’. Katy shares her (very well evidenced!) thoughts on how movement plays a bigger role than we realise in longevity and wellbeing."

Sophie presents AIP / CAULIFLOWER RICE WITH BOK CHOY – EASY PALEO VEGETABLE RECIPE posted at A Squirrel in the kitchen, saying, "Easy paleo cauliflower rice with bok choy; this recipe is autoimmune protocol friendly and ready in 5 minutes."

Louise Hendon presents What’s So Bad About Soy? Don’t Asians Eat a Lot of It? posted at Paleo Living Magazine, saying, "The Paleo diet recommends not eating any soy, but yet soy is such an integral part of many Asian cuisines. So why is soy so unhealthy?"

Louise Hendon presents Is Stevia Paleo? 5 Reasons Why Stevia Isn’t Paleo posted at Paleo Living Magazine, saying, "Stevia is often considered a healthy alternative to sugar, but is it really healthier? And how does it compare to artificial sweeteners?"

Eileen Laird presents Episode 07: The Wahls Protocol posted at Phoenix Helix, saying, "This episode of the Phoenix Helix podcast is an in-depth interview with Dr. Terry Wahls. We talk about her protocol in detail, mistakes people make, transitioning from vegetarianism, do a guided meditation, and get an update on her clinical trials. It's a power-packed interview!"

Vanessa presents Is Paleo Enough? posted at Fitbynature, saying, "My interest in nutrition stems from a life challenging illness (and the way back!). In 2010 I had emergency brain surgery to remove a tennis ball size brain tumor and to reduce the swelling of a melon sized sac of fluid surrounding it. In the four years since I have focused a lot on what I eat. I was obviously doing something wrong. I was the fittest sick person my friends, family or neurosurgeon knew. I didn’t realize that what I was doing eating wise is now called a ‘Paleo diet’. I think of it as a template for investigating my own body, a good descriptor for a nutrient-dense, toxin-free, whole-foods based diet that emphasizes animal protein and fats, starchy and non-starchy vegetables, fermented foods, raw dairy (when tolerated) and fruit, nuts and seeds (in moderation). I am not going back and now I am 5months pregnant with a healthy growing baby boy :)."

Nell Stephenson presents Healthy Holiday Tip of the Day: Shop Online for Paleoista Approved Food! posted at Paleoista, by Nell Stephenson, saying, "Paleo expert Nell Stephenson invites readers to get great saying on Paleo-friendly goods via the new Paleoista Approved Paleo Food from her partnership with Barefoot Provisions."

Meghan Little and Angel Ayala Torres presents Paleo Garlic and Rosemary Lamb Chops, A Holiday Entrée posted at Paleo Effect, saying, "This recipe for Paleo Garlic and Rosemary Lamb Chops is perfect for the holidays! Try it with our sweet and tangy Paleo Cherry Sauce and hold on to your hats!"

Sabine presents The Primal Kitchen Bar posted at Cave Food Kitchen, saying, "In my humble opinion, The Primal Kitchen Bar manages to stand out in the end by having a unique texture and taste, something the paleo world was waiting for!"
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.

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