Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
CINDYTW Posts: 5,783
3/12/11 9:43 A

Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon It might be difficult without meat but not impossible I guess...there is info on how to get started on the blogs and links we reference...there is a whole thread on blogs in the General Dicussion...

 current weight: 184.0 
 
195
181.25
167.5
153.75
140
RUNNINGSLOW's Photo RUNNINGSLOW SparkPoints: (24,879)
Fitness Minutes: (10,197)
Posts: 8,620
3/12/11 9:18 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Hi everyone. I have been seeing this Paleo diet ALL over the place...and thought I'd come on over and check it out. I don't eat meat except for seafood but am hoping to learn something all the same. I ended up here after checking out a post regarding the FATHEAD documentary.which I found very good. I will be checking out this group to see what you are all about! :)

To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art." ~ La Roch

5'8" www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJmwb3uHt5Q


 Pounds lost: 5.0 
 
0
10
20
30
40
CINDYTW Posts: 5,783
3/9/11 12:43 A

Send Private Message
Reply
I am a clean eater and try to be a locavore. I have not read Food Rules. I think that Paleo is inherently clean and you can absolutely live on local foods. Grok did!

Love marksdailyapple!

Edited by: CINDYTW at: 3/9/2011 (00:44)
 current weight: 184.0 
 
195
181.25
167.5
153.75
140
SPARKLIT Posts: 555
3/8/11 11:05 A

Send Private Message
Reply
I am subscribed to marksdailyapple, and enjoy his posts. But I havnt read the book. Just ordered it though. It will arrive soon.
I'm also very impressed by panu.com , thehealthyskeptic.com, and wholehealthsource.com. All in all I just eat very healthy , read real,natural food in it's pure state. I used to be stricter, but have abandoned most other rules. Except that I am totally grain and sugar free, with the exception of a couple of tablespoons of rice once in a bluemoon.

JUSTBIRDY's Photo JUSTBIRDY SparkPoints: (72,518)
Fitness Minutes: (67,620)
Posts: 9,840
3/7/11 1:32 A

Send Private Message
Reply
Hi all! I am just getting to Marksdailyapple. I also am needing to research what the difference is between the Food Rules people, the locavores, the clean eaters. Maybe paleo's aren't democrats?

Leader of "Leptin and Cold Thermogenesis" sparkteam. www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=52358



180 Maintenance Weeks
 
0
50
100
150
200
JUSTBIRDY's Photo JUSTBIRDY SparkPoints: (72,518)
Fitness Minutes: (67,620)
Posts: 9,840
3/7/11 1:30 A

Send Private Message
Reply
I would have preferred his 800 page technical version instead, if there was one. That's why the popular book seemed faddish. And, it was somewhat repetitive. I would hope that as a teacher, he would have more depth and also more proof.

Leader of "Leptin and Cold Thermogenesis" sparkteam. www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=52358



180 Maintenance Weeks
 
0
50
100
150
200
DOTSLADY's Photo DOTSLADY Posts: 10,018
3/6/11 11:21 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon Hi Sparkbirdy. We share a few teams, so nice to see you here. I appreciate reading about your first impressions of Cordain's book. Surprised that you see 'fad' ... guess I come from a different place (as a 'poster woman' for the outcome of why he wrote the book, so I was nodding in agreement with a lot of what he wrote). Other words to describe this diet include cultish; and if a fat, sick woman becomes healthier on a diet, consider me a member of the cult (though I don't like labels, lol). I'm always learning and trying something new. Glad to see you're curious, too. That's healthy.
emoticon

KNOWLEDGE = POWER. BODY = TEMPLE. FOOD = MEDICINE. PREVENTION IS THE CURE. YOU ARE WHAT YOU ABSORB!
One person's food is another person's poison.
__________
Celiac Disease: An autoimmune reaction from eating gluten grains: wheat, rye, barley and contaminated oats=nutrient deficiency=cancer. Have 1 of 300 symptoms? bit.ly/cdsymptoms
CD stories: bit.ly/cdstories
Nutrition/Cancer: bit.ly/Quillinnutrition


3,131 Days since:  gluten
 
0
787
1575
2362
3150
CINDYTW Posts: 5,783
3/5/11 10:29 P

Send Private Message
Reply
emoticon I am fine tuning myself and am just starting Paleo the last few weeks. I think that it is about getting rid of processed junk, grains, sugars and things that were not around in the Paleolithic era. I am sure people ate whatever is local, as we should today. I think that if you are eating fresh, natural food and it is not one of the biggies (grain, sugar, etc.) then it is probably OK. I have been following marksdailyapple.com. Have you seen that site yet?

 current weight: 184.0 
 
195
181.25
167.5
153.75
140
JUSTBIRDY's Photo JUSTBIRDY SparkPoints: (72,518)
Fitness Minutes: (67,620)
Posts: 9,840
3/5/11 4:21 P

Send Private Message
Reply
I am still experimenting, but right now, doing a cross between Rosedale and Protein Power. I am just not sure about the sat fat issue, and am getting more data. I do know that having too many animal fats bothers me personally, but that may be due to other factors than the degree of saturation. I also eat more carbs than many plans in the form of my own home-grown squashes and root veggies. Despite what the GI sites say, I have little problems with them, especially squash.
What do you do?

Leader of "Leptin and Cold Thermogenesis" sparkteam. www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=52358



180 Maintenance Weeks
 
0
50
100
150
200
SPARKLIT Posts: 555
3/5/11 11:26 A

Send Private Message
Reply
Wecome. What kind of a diet do you follow ?? I just read your blog and that's exactly how it is. I've experimented personally with this one ... Same calories. Different protein levels. One works , the other assists weight gain. So I've lain that argument to rest and now eat natural, real food, entirely grain and sugarfree.

JUSTBIRDY's Photo JUSTBIRDY SparkPoints: (72,518)
Fitness Minutes: (67,620)
Posts: 9,840
3/5/11 11:21 A

Send Private Message
Reply
Why am I not on board with all Paleo? I read Cordain's diet book and it seems faddish to me. In his defense, I haven't read any of the more scholarly work yet. Also, past experience has lead me to mistrust much "research" into what the past must have been, because I have found it riddled with bias. Women, and most of their activities, have been discounted in much of the writings.
Also, Paleo is seen as "proof" of the low-carb life. Now, I'm a low-carber, and I don't see the two as interconnected as others. I live in California and have been reading lots of Native ethnobotany. This info is unique in that the culture had still been around into the 20th century, so there are still real people to talk to, not just paintings in caves. Around here, at least, there was alot of consumption of acorns and various tubers. These all had lots of carbs. Most of the tubers are unidentified and presumably extinct.
On the surface, at least, Paleo seems to be alot about people off hunting big stuff and eating only meat. OTOH, the natives around here used to spend a nice chunk of the year gathering and processing yucca for a sweetener. The usual plan was to come into the interior for rabbits, yucca and acorns, and move to the beach to the winter, where it is warmer. There was lots of fish and mussels. You don't need a band of fast-running men to do any of that. It was really a culture more of nets and baskets and not as much of spears.


Leader of "Leptin and Cold Thermogenesis" sparkteam. www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=52358



180 Maintenance Weeks
 
0
50
100
150
200
JUSTBIRDY's Photo JUSTBIRDY SparkPoints: (72,518)
Fitness Minutes: (67,620)
Posts: 9,840
3/5/11 11:06 A

Send Private Message
Reply
Not sure if I am on board with all Paleo, but this places seems like fun. I hope you'll check out my blog. Here's a link to the first post, I think, when I could stay quiet no more.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo
ur
nal_individual.asp?blog_id=3954093

And this is the first big shot across the bow
www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo
ur
nal_individual.asp?blog_id=3969921

I will leave more links if people are interested. Thanks for reading.

Leader of "Leptin and Cold Thermogenesis" sparkteam. www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=52358



180 Maintenance Weeks
 
0
50
100
150
200
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other Paleo Diet Introduce Yourself to Team Forum Posts

Topics: Last Post:
new to paleo 8/24/2013 3:03:39 PM
Hello Everyone! Paleo to lose baby weight 1/15/2014 11:53:04 PM
New To Paleo 8/12/2013 3:29:36 PM
Getting back into gear 7/19/2013 8:15:24 AM
*tap tap* Is this thing on? 9/24/2013 12:43:43 PM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x28224x40351700

Review our Community Guidelines