Primal Food Pyramid & Why I Hate the Food Pyramid

Primal Food Pyramid

3:00am-St. Louis, Missouri, 1999 Me-frustrated-another night of shaking, sweating, and non-sleep.  The only thing I could think of to possibly help was a big bowl of Cap’n Crunch-or maybe a Krispy Kreme or six. I had been following almost *everything* the food pyramid told me to do, and couldn’t understand…. Breakfast the previous morning? Whole [...]

Ben Greenfield on How to Become Superman with Biohacking

Ben Greenfield

The Paleo diet meets endurance sports; do they compliment each other or work against each other? We have my fellow Washingtonian Ben Greenfield (the biohacking Ironman, coach, shirtless blogger, and author of Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life) dropping next level knowledge on how to become Superman through biohacking. Ben will tell you how [...]

Paleo Madness: Which Foods Are Most Paleo?

Paleo Madness 2014

UPDATE #1: We have our FINAL FOUR: Grass-Fed Beef, Kale, Avocado, and Berries. Who will be the winner? Vote now! With March Madness and the Final Four coming to an end this weekend, we wanted to do something fun around that and created our own: Paleo Madness 2014! We created four different “Divisions” with eight [...]

Paleo Protein Powders

Paleo Protein Powders

With the increasing popularity of the Paleo movement, there has come a myriad of products, books, supplements, diets and yes, Paleo protein powders and that’s why I wanted to follow up my write up on Paleo protein bars. Now, these powders are somewhat redundant, as protein powders technically fall into the realm of ‘dietary supplements‘ [...]

What’s With All The Bacon?

What's with all the bacon?

12:30pm, May, 2011-Gulf Shores, Alabama-my well-meaning but misinformed business associate-“no, I don’t want any bacon (slight chuckle)-all that saturated fat’ll give you a heart attack you know!”. As I hopelessly explained a few things about saturated fat not being the enemy, and about the process of inflammation from excess carbs,  I noticed his tell-tale eyelid [...]

Joe Salama on The Paleo Miracle

Joe Salama Paleo Miracle

To start things off, HUGE THANKS to all you awesome listeners and PaleoHackers! We hit #1 in our Health Category on iTunes last week. How? All because of you, so thanks again. Now, to this week. We have Joe Salama, the co-author of The Paleo Miracle in which he breaks down 50 real stories of [...]

Chris Hiestand on Why You Fail With Paleo

Chris Hiestand

Hey hey PaleoHackers! How do you create delicious Paleo recipes that aren’t just bacon (huh?)? Can you feel healthy and lose fat without just monitoring calories in and calories out? If you’re a “big eater,” how do you monitor willpower, plus why do so many people seem to fail with the Paleo diet (even though [...]