Browsing All posts tagged under »paleolithic diet«

Which modern day athletes look the most like our ancestors? (On how we’re “supposed to move”)

May 2, 2014


In the paper From athletes to couch potatoes: humans through 6,000 years of farming, the structure of human bones was analyzed by Alison Macintosh. She looked at our bones starting ~7,300 years ago and ended with current students at the University of Cambridge. “Using a portable desktop 3D laser surface scanner to scan femora and tibiae, she […]

The Paleo Lifestyle Pyramid!

December 26, 2012


I may have had a few drinks while writing this. I’m sure many of you have come across the Paleo Diet pyramid. There are various iterations out there but it typically looks as such: Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be any pyramid or hierarchy for the Paleo Lifestyle out there. I know the Paleo Man […]

Ruminations on grass-fed beef / organic nonsense / paleotards

November 2, 2012


For those who aren’t familiar with Alan Aragon, he is one of the (very) few fitness / nutritional writers I keep up with. He writes a monthly research review at I highly recommend. It’s $10 a month and worth it. In one of his recent reviews he goes into detail about grass-fed beef. I […]

The other side of “logical eating” (Paleo and CrossFit nonsense)

February 6, 2012


This post stems from certain groups, like CrossFit, who state phrases to the tune of, “Eat like a caveman! If a caveman couldn’t kill it or pick it, then we shouldn’t eat it! We weren’t designed to eat man made foods! Sugar is the devil!” The advent of agriculture is essentially shunned and blamed for […]