Paleo Diet

Is The Paleo Diet Still Relevant?

April 19, 2016

A few years ago I wrote a balanced, but still unfavorable review of a book that claimed to debunk the paleo diet called Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live. Not being entirely unsympathetic to the message of the book, I followed it up with an article of my own …

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A Free Online Bachelor’s Level Biology Education

March 3, 2016

Could it be possible to put together the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in Biology entirely through free massively open online courses (MOOCs) offered by top tier universities? Lately I’ve entertained ideas of going back to school for a PhD in Biology. Most programs require that you have the equivalent of a B.S. in Biology, …

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What Do You Really Know about GMOs?

March 20, 2014

“GMO” is a heavily loaded term. Are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) the savior and solution to the problem of feeding 9 billion people that marketing departments at companies like Monsanto and Pioneer portray them to be? Are unsafe and unhealthy GMO foods being released onto the unsuspecting public in a mass uncontrolled experiment? What do …

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How to Eat Paleo in Korea

March 3, 2014

I recently moved to Seoul, South Korea with the intent of being here for at least a year. This is the story of my attempt to eat Paleo here. Bringing your healthy eating habits to another country for months or even years at a time is very challenging. I’ve been to Seoul many times before …

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Food Logging Trial: Are You Really Eating What You Think You Are?

August 5, 2013

You probably have an intuitive sense of what and how much you are putting into your body–and you are probably wrong. As someone who’s spent the better part of the past 5 years obsessing over health and nutrition, I thought I was pretty in tune with how I was eating. That is, until I signed …

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Paleo Diet 3 Years On: Tips and Tricks for Going and Staying Paleo

September 27, 2011

It’s been slightly over three years now since the summer of 2008 when I first went Paleo / Primal and it’s been one of the most rewarding and difficult changes I’ve made in my life. Health is the cornerstone of living a free life where you are bodily able to do the things that you …

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