Comparison Shopping – NYTimes.com

  Now, if only they would cut out the bread and potatoes and add more vegetables (with butter!) to the second meal. Not only would it be healthier but probably just as cheap, if not cheaper!       Comparison Shopping – NYTimes.com.

Paleo starts tomorrow!! Eek!

My 30-day Paleo challenge officially starts tomorrow, so I think I need to set up the rules for the challenge so everyone knows what I’m working with. Here is the list of the 10 rules I will be generally following for the month of October:  

“Forks Over Knives”: Is the Science Legit? A Review and Critique « Raw Food SOS: Troubleshooting on the Raw Food Diet

This chick does an AMAZING job of critiquing the “science” behind plant based diets like the ones promoted in the film “Forks Over Knives”. I can’t believe how thorough she is! Great job. “Forks Over Knives”: Is the Science Legit? A Review and Critique « Raw Food SOS: Troubleshooting on the Raw Food Diet.

Digesting the New USDA Dietary Guidelines : Experience Life Magazine

Digesting the New USDA Dietary Guidelines : Experience Life Magazine. Interesting article that features a few big names in alternative nutrition. It’s not a perfect analysis (still emphasizes eating grains and plant-based diets), but its a nice review of the many problems with the Dietary Guidelines. It’s hard to learn about this stuff in school […]

Preparing for Paleo!

Well, I’ve finally got a blog! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Laura. I am extremely passionate about health, nutrition, and fitness, and I love educating people about alternative lifestyles that can improve their health and wellbeing. I’ve read a lot about “paleo” diets and ancestral health, and am more […]