Posts Tagged “paleo”

Speech – Get Healthy: Eat More Fruit, Vegetables, and Fat

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Today, I gave Speech 8 from the Toastmasters Competent Communicator manual.  This speech is based on some recent posts from this site, but includes visual aids.  The speech ties together the concepts of eating carbohydrates requiring insulin leading to additional fat storage and how you can reduce carbohydrates in your diet, insulin needs, and fat…

The Primal Laws (Part II – Exercise)

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The Primal Laws (Part II – Exercise)

You may find it helpful to read Part I on Primal eating first or start all the way back at the beginning of this journey by reading Nature -vs- Technology. If you don’t like clicking those links, you’ll want the following reference information. These are the 10 Primal Laws. #1: Eat Lots of Plants and Animals #2:…

The Primal Laws (Part I – Eating)

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The Primal Laws (Part I – Eating)

I read The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson, while on vacation on the west coast, and found deep satisfaction and a renewed energy from beginning to implement some of the principles into my daily habits.  The main theme of the book is to reconnect with the lifestyle of humans from 10,000+ years ago when we were…

Nature -vs- Technology (Round 1)

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Nature -vs- Technology (Round 1)

A moment of reflection… A thought approaching… A new direction… Driving through the Yosemite high country I relaxed my mind to find that I love connecting with nature.  The lakes trees, the mountaintops all cry out for more exploration.  Journeying from the high country seeing Tuoulomne Meadows and Tenaya Lake and then down into the…

Fat does not make you fat.

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Fat does not make you fat.

One word.  Two concepts. Macronutrient fat – (noun) any of several white or yellowish greasy substances,forming the chief part of adipose tissue of animals and also occurring in plants Overweight fat – (adjective) having too much flabby tissue; corpulent; obese: a fat person. One lesson – Fat does not make you fat. Why is this important?  Many people base their diets around the idea that eating fat is bad.  Eating fat will make me obese.  Eating fat will make me unhealthy.  Eating fat will…

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