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27 Mar

10 New Primal Blueprint Books (Plus a Prize Package Giveaway)

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As I mentioned back in my New Year’s postPrimal Blueprint Publishing has launched, and my team and I are on a mission to change lives, one book at a time!

Last month, we released Mira and Jayson Calton’s Rich Food, Poor Food, and early reader feedback has been incredibly positive. With ten more books either nearing release or in development and with many of you emailing me asking for details, I thought I’d take a moment to share with you what I have in the pipeline. Whether you’re just starting or are a Primal veteran, I think there’s something here for everyone.

Prize Package Giveaway

I’d love to hear what you think. In the comment board below, let me know which of the ten books below you’re most excited about and why, and tell me your idea(s) for a book you think Primal Blueprint Publishing needs to publish. Do those two things and you’ll be entered to win all eight Primal Blueprint books pictured to the right. The lucky winner will be chosen at random. This contest ends at 11:59 pm, Thursday, Mar. 28. Many thanks to everyone that shares their thoughts and, in so doing, helps me make better books for you.

First up, a look at the books with 2013 release dates:

The Hidden Plague, by Tara Grant. This book is for sufferers of Hidradenitis supprativa, a painful skin condition that is poorly understood by the mainstream medical community and strongly associated with the Standard American Diet. Tara suffered for decades before taking matters into her own hands, modifying her diet, and curing herself. There are an estimated 12 million sufferers of this condition in the USA, with many of them unaware of their condition. Tara provides a field guide to managing and overcoming this disease using evolutionary health principles.

Primal Cravings, by Megan and Brandon Keatley. Well the title says it all here! Welcome back all the comfort foods that you’ve disciplined yourself to avoid in pursuit of Primal/paleo dietary principles. This creative, beautifully photographed book is the work of Brandon and Megan Keatley, Crossfit trainers in South Carolina who have dabbled and experimented and reclaimed some of the most indulgent foods you can imagine as Primal/paleo approved! See for yourself, starting with the delicious burger on the cover!

Paleo Primer. This book from the British couple Keris Marsden and Matt Whitmore sets forth the Primal/paleo living principles in a fun, simple manner, making it a great book to introduce newcomers to the movement. It’s filled with creative and delicious recipes, and memorable, humorous cartoons that capture the essence of Primal/paleo living at a glance.

Upcoming Projects

Here’s a look at some exciting projects in development for 2014 release:

Death by Food Pyramid, by Denise Minger. Denise has done numerous guests posts on MDA (Will Eating Whole Grains Help You Live Longer?, Will Eating Red Meat Kill You?), and has her own avid following at her Raw Food SOS blog. Denise has been hard at work for a great many months now on an exquisitely researched expose on how “Shoddy Science, Sketchy Politics, and Shady Special Interest Groups Have Conspired to Ruin the Health of America”,  and what you can do to avoid succumbing to such bad influences. She absolutely skewers the bestseller The China Study for their flawed data collection and distorted conclusions, and generally goes to great lengths to set the record straight about the flawed conventional wisdom we have been fed our entire lives.

The South Asian Solution, by Dr. Ronesh Sinha. Dr. Ron, an internal medicine specialist in Los Altos, CA, is doing some great stuff in the Bay Area, treating high risk South Asian patients and Silicon Valley employees with unique solutions that respect the evolutionary health model. South Asians, who are mostly Asian Indians, are one of the most insulin resistant ethnic groups on the planet, with rampant diabetes and early heart disease. His approach has successfully engaged and motivated South Asians to improve their health and reduce their risk while still respecting their cultural lifestyle preferences.

Primal Pregnancy, by Michele Blackwell, MD: This respected Ob/Gyn from Webster, Texas provides a detailed manual for a healthy and successfully pregnancy and childbirth, with a focus on integrating modern medical advice while still adhering to Primal living principles. Dr. Michele will cover a wide range of topics, including fertility, successful conception, all the trimesters, a healthy birth, nursing, and recovering your old self by the time the little one’s first steps are taken.

The Primal Prescription. In this hard-hitting expose on America’s dysfunctional health care system, Dr. Doug McGuff, fitness author and emergency physician from Seneca, South Carolina details how we came to spend over 7 trillion dollars per year on health care, yet rank 49th world wide for health outcomes and life expectancy. Dr. McGuff uses the concept of “signal disruption” to demonstrate how top-down controls have created an unholy alliance between the Government, Big Pharma, Big Agra, and Medical providers to create the ultimate “sick care system”. You will see how government intervention allows Big Agra to create the diseases that Big Pharma produces drugs for, so that doctors can “manage” your illness, so that you can stay just well enough to remain addicted to what made you sick in the first place. Having detailed the road to health care serfdom, Doug will show you the way out. By focusing on yourself and applying Primal lifestyle, dietary and exercise principles you will learn how to extract yourself from the belly of the beast, and enjoy the vibrant health that is your birthright.

Primal Woman, by Carrie Sisson. As I hinted at in a recent post, Carrie is shaping a story that touches on subjects of her particular interest and expertise: aging gracefully, dealing with empty nest syndrome, sorting through misinformation about menopause and hormones that women are subjected to, and fine-tuning the Primal living style from a female perspective. Carrie has a degree in Spiritual Psychology and injects a mystical, spiritual element to some of the everyday topics at hand. I can’t wait to read this! (Nope, I’m not even allowed a peek just yet…).

Perfect Balance, a Primal Approach to Overcoming Negativity with Food, Dieting, and Body Image, by Emily Deans, MD. Dr. Deans is a Massachusetts psychiatrist who explores the causes behind out modern obsession with and, for many, dysfunctional relationship with food. By hormonally, psychologically, and metabolically disengaging from processed food dependency, those who struggle with food issues have a better chance to heal from the psychological factors that contribute to their condition. Perfect Balance helps the reader eat and enjoy great, wholesome, natural foods without trending into a neurotic need to adhere to a Primal or paleo-style diet.

Primal Endurance, by Mark Sisson. Yep, I’m going back to my roots, this time to tell enthusiasts who insist on pursuing extreme endurance goals how to do it right! First and foremost is how to “go long” in training and racing without being a carb addict. Yep, it’s possible to be a high-functioning endurance machine when you become truly fat and keto-adapted. This refreshing concept is raising interest in the staid endurance community, as folks like Ben Greenfield, Dr.’s Phinney and Volek in The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance, and even the world’s foremost endurance exercise physiologist, Dr. Timothy Noakes of South Africa, are out on the cutting edge spreading the word.

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  1. Personally, I would rank them in this order of priority: Perfect balance (for I first need to work on disassociating with processed food), The South Asian Solution (Since I have it in my genes – my father is a diabetic and I do need to figure this out for myself as a carrier and for my son who might be affected since he gets that gene from both his grandfathers), and finally “Primal Woman” (as I want to figure out the optimal way of living as a woman). Primal prescription would be a good-to-know kind of a reference book. Excited about the new books!!

    Sugarjar wrote on March 27th, 2013
  2. Based on the above choices, I think that Primal Balance would have to be the book that I would most likely be interested in reading. As someone who is new to the Paleo lifestyle, I constantly have people telling me that I’m not getting a completely balanced diet based on the ideologies that they have internalized from the media. Further arming myself with the knowledge to debunk these rumors will only aid in my quest.

    I think that as far as a book that should be considered for research and publication is maybe one called the Primal Family, that deals with the idea of adjusting your whole family to the dietary and lifestyle change. Or Primal University: Paleo Eating on a college student’s budget.

    Anthonyyy wrote on March 28th, 2013
  3. I am a woman nearing the age of a good bottle of red wine. Primal /Woman sound just like the book to help me get better. Primal Craving would be my second choice.

    Jo-Jo wrote on March 28th, 2013
  4. Primal Endurance. Thanks to your book “Primal Blueprint”, I got myself physically active and lost almost 14 kg in the process . Over the last 4 years, I have dedicated myself to constantly improve my health and to be in better shape. I am proud to say, with your help and personal trainer, I can now play and run with my kids without getting out of breath. I lift weights 6 days a week and I train hard, but I would mostly be interested to know how to continue to have the same intensity in my workout without the carbohydrates. This is exciting news and I look forward to it. May I ask you to please make it available for Kindle?
    Thanks in advance and look forward to hearing from you soon.

    Maroun Hannoush wrote on March 28th, 2013
  5. I am excited about Primal Woman. Help with dealing with hormones- yeah!
    I would like to see a book about dealing with everyday stress the Primal Way!

    Marie wrote on March 28th, 2013
  6. The south Asian Solution is something i am interested in as I am a Asian Myself. It highlights the issues faced by Asians living in America and it also could mean that the same is for those in India.

    With a good number of Asian Americans in US, i think it would be a good idea to have a real look into what they ar eating and how to make it paleo/primal for them. Most Asians have a stapled diet or either rice or noodles of somekind. Which typically combined with curry and sweet sauces its the worst. Some help for the Phillipinos,Vietnamese,Chinese in terms of preparing a healthy meal would be most welcome.

    Another book which i think would make sense is to sumarise all if not most methods that is available now that can help people loose weight and stay healthy. Things like LCHF or IF can help.A list of current known effective methods will give people knowledge and ability to choose. If not a flow chart where one can choose a method to test easily with some short writeup would be nice. And some recommendation for someform of excercise for those methods and why we should be doing them and how it may help.

    A book that also helps you prepare a meal for kidsd maybe under ten would also be nice.

    Henry Lim wrote on March 28th, 2013
  7. Very Excited about the “Primal Woman” book. Women are so different from men in all sorts of ways and it would be great to have some specific primal strategies and knowledge specific to us.
    The Primal Prescription book also looks like a damn fine read. As both a nurse and a health coach I am constantly debunking the misinformation that exists out there around nutrition, prescription medicines and “Traditional” medicine.
    Yay!

    Wilma Goodyear wrote on March 28th, 2013
  8. I’m interested both by Primal Endurance (as I’m run and swim and have struggled when first getting into carb restriction and have continued to adapt from there) and also love the sound of Primal Balance because I’m am a life coach and enjoy anything that helps me understand and help my clients.

    As for another topic of interest would be the issue of Balance in life…balance between enough exercise but not too much, having fun and increasing that in our lives, having time for our relationships, nurturing our goals and always having passion in our lives.

    Anne wrote on March 28th, 2013
  9. Coming out of lurker-dom to tell you that I’m really looking forward to “Primal Pregnancy”: I am a recent convert to the Primal Blueprint, and my (NP) husband and I are also trying to get pregnant. Being the A-type personality that I am, I need to know everything about everything that I’m going through, so I am devouring anything and everything about conception, fertility, pregnancy at the same time as I’m devouring everything I can get my hands on about the primal way of life (the latter also helps when I have to try and explain to concerned friends and family why I’m not eating the potatoes and bread they’ve so lovingly served me). “Primal Pregnancy” will kill two birds with one stone, and (I hope) will be able to help me to fight of all the well meaning CW and totally backwards advice from friends, family, doctors and total strangers.

    Books that I think Primal Blueprint Publishing need to publish? If you’d asked me that before I read this article, I would have said “a book about pregnancy”! But now….I would love to see a book which has guides and advice about being Primal in Australia. For example, can you do dairy in a country that prohibits the sale of raw milk? And how you can reconcile the advice in relation to Vitamin D and sun exposure in a sunburnt country with the one of the highest rates of melanoma in the world? It would probably only have a limited audience….but I’d be interested. So there’s one!

    Shire Bex wrote on March 28th, 2013
  10. I’m interested in the Primal Prescription.

    I want a book or set of booklets that gives me the in-depth knowledge I need to survive as a higher risk cardiac disease person and to present to my medical practitioners and politicians.

    What’s the science specific to arterial and cardiac disease?
    What’s the solution?
    What are the references?
    How much of an improvement to my outcome can compliance bring?
    What will that improvement look like?

    With such a large number of people with this condition it would be great as a low cost high volume publication designed to reach the maximum number of people. Wouldn’t it be great to feed such a document to politicians and healthcare professionals as a way to reduce the long term costs of health care to the wider population.

    So the discussion could be expanded to include lifetime costs of compliance vs non-compliance per individual across a wider population. This could in turn lead to a discussion on how it might be possible to amend public education. This could be used to direct politicians to help inform debate on how to reduce healthcare costs and improve life outcomes.

    It would need to be written in an informative and non-judgmental fashion – this is what the current science shows, this is how lifestyles can be amended, this is the outcome you might expect, this is what you can expect to see both on the outside (weight loss, personality change) and the inside (biomarkers, blood work, arterial sonography).

    As an n=1 experiment, admittedly part of a worldwide cohort of other n=1 experimenters, I feel that the information I need to present to my medical practitioner is not in a format that he/she will accept as credible. It’s all wrapped up in a maddening ‘faddy’ diet. ‘Paleo’ needs to be withdrawn as a description because of its connotations and the science should be allowed to shine. It should be sold as a ‘low inflammation’ lifestyle to fit the needs of those likely to need to reduce systemic inflammation as a way of mitigating the effects of arterial damage.

    The medical community needs to know what biomarkers to look for and what to measure. They need to know what standard measures are no longer applicable and why. They need to know what lifestyle changes can be made in what order to prioritise habit forming. This information needs to be presented in a format that is applicable to the medical communities outside the USA as well as inside. But most of all it needs to be written or at least endorsed by a range of their own. People with the academic credentials and credibility necessary to impress their peers.

    So I see a set of at least 3 booklets, all integrated to the same branding, and all looking at cardiac and arterial disease from a low inflammation lifestyle perspective. One for the average punter, one for the politicians and one for the general medical practitioners.

    Tim wrote on March 28th, 2013
  11. I’m VERY excited about “primal woman”. It’s impossible to group women and men together when it comes to dietary requirements. Hormones, body fat %, general motivations, general obstacles differ greatly between the sexes. I’d love to read this book!

    A book suggestion would be a mini guide to primal – i’m thinking 30 pages max with clear written summaries of the ideas and basic premise of primal/paleo living for those who ever want a quick guide or recap without having to rifle through a more lengthy book.

    eggsforalice wrote on March 28th, 2013
  12. As a newb

    Josh wrote on March 28th, 2013
  13. I think i need the perfect balance book :p

    Teleah wrote on March 28th, 2013
  14. I have only recently heard about the primal concept. First book I am reading is 21 Day Challenge – about half way through – and am so excited to start the new life style!
    Currently trying to conceive I would like to eat as healthy as possible to give the little one the best start from the onset. Primal Pregnancy would be a great guide – such a pity its not available yet :-(
    In future, would be great to also see a book focussing specifically on infants and young children.

    Elsie wrote on March 28th, 2013
  15. Great line up of books !
    I really liked the one offering ‘the perfect balance ‘ so many people have body conscious issues stemming from the media .
    Really I’d love to read them all though .
    As for a future book idea …how about how grains can affect your thyroid and the way you feel causing depression etc .lots of people don’t even know this could be the culprit for how bad they feel .
    Also I would love to see gourmet foodie book ,like world class restaurant style recipes . Something to encourage restaurants to start popping up all over so we can all get our primal groove on where ever ,when ever …the more publicly accessible the more power primal living will have . It needs to be as easy as going to McDonald’s ….how about a book that teaches through pure inspiration and not fear .
    Thanks for listening .rebecca

    Rebecca Haak wrote on March 28th, 2013
  16. I am most interested in primal pregnancy as my husband and I work on our health not only for ourselves but to ensure the baby is brought into a healthy environment.

    It would be awesome to have a ‘raising a child’ primal book.

    Thanks!

    Stephanie wrote on March 28th, 2013
  17. I like the sound of all of these! I think the Paleo Primer will be particularly useful to give to family members to help explain why we eat like we do. I am also pretty excited about the Death by Food Pyramid :-)
    I would like a book about eating primal for teenagers. There are a few paleo family and kids books out there, but maybe something for older kids that would be a bit “cooler” might fill a gap!

    Viv wrote on March 28th, 2013
  18. I’d love to read primal woman. I’ve often wondered about how different things could be for a woman leading a primal lifestyle. I’m only 25 but a mother of two and have been primal myself for almost 8 months (since the birth of my second daughter) and have experienced so many benefits (60lbs weight loss being one!).

    In terms of book ideas – I keep imagining putting together a book for children about primal living. Something that explains, to children, along with a good story/plot, about how far we’ve strayed from where we are supposed to be. I think it would be a big hit in “natural parenting” circles, too.

    Leanne wrote on March 28th, 2013
  19. Primal Endurance is most appealing to me. I found the Primal Blueprint 5 months ago through my pursuit of Paleo eating at the onset of CrossFit. Following the Primal Blueprint along with CrossFit has transformed me into to a completely new person. I am 46 this year and in better shape physically, mentally, and as proven in blood work and apearance than I was in college. The change in activity level with a clean diet and lifestylehas become my Fountain of Youth.

    With the emphasis I have on physical activity, and now able to define myself as an athlete, I am deeply interested in how to adapt and adjust the Primal concepts for endurance and athletic performance. There is a lot of white noise out there about athletic performance and carbohydrates, but it still goes right back to the Standards American Diet.

    I still see many fellow athletes who remain on the SAD, while pursuing mad levels of exercise, hoping to transform their body. A book that unites the Primal principles and concepts in support of training and athletic performance would be great!

    Dan B. wrote on March 28th, 2013
  20. Primal craving is the top of my list, closely followed by death by food pyramid. I think both would be an asset to get the family on board to this life style

    Cindy V. wrote on March 28th, 2013
  21. Hi, I am very excited to read Primal Woman. As a middle aged woman ,who is interested in her health and well being through a Primal diet I am keen to hear about how I can best manage hormonal changes and keep my body as fit and youthful as possible.
    I would also be really keen to see a book about the ‘hidden perils or traps that you can fall into when pursuing a primal lifestyle. I have been primal for the last 6 months and THINK I’m doing the right things, but I still don’t feel supremely healthy, and wonder what I am missing or forgetting that could improve the outcomes for my health.

    Jenny Bremner wrote on March 28th, 2013
  22. Primal Cravings looks interesting. I love that a Primal Woman book is coming out too!
    And the books you might publish next should all be about PLAY! Primal Play is the obvious title and subject, all in one. ;-)

    Elizabeth wrote on March 28th, 2013
  23. Primal Cravings…because while I have found the transition to paleo-eating easy, my family has not found it so easy- for them a transition using “familiar” foods would be easier and improve the odds for long-term compliance. Would love to see you publish a special-occasion paleo recipe book with sample menus and “paleo swaps” for traditional holiday treats.

    amy wrote on March 28th, 2013
  24. Primal Woman sounds of great interest, It no doubt tackles the issues most bothering us ladies, growing old gracefully and all those hormone related challenges to our lives. I am a nutritionist myself and these are definitely the two biggest concerns of ladies of a certain age. The irony is, hormones have a big influence over our lives from day one, they just seem to go through different phases and each one demands a different natural and gentle treatment. There are multiple ways of helping us cope with changes, food being the primary most important adjustment. I think this book will be a great accompaniment to all the other Pirmal based literature, as together, these books will serve to address all areas of life enhancement for both male and female, incorporating all age groups. These books will give us the balance we need: the emotional the physical, the spiritual……………which in turn will lead us to the thing we all search for: inner happiness. Looking forward to reading Primal Woman.

    Fiona Scott wrote on March 28th, 2013
  25. I am looking forward to reading Paleo Primer. There are just so many great resources targetting so many great areas. I am just looking forward to having a good simple resource to refer people to as a starting block to a lifestyle that I just love to advocate.

    Where to from here … so hard to pinpoint, but I just love the fact that the resources that are around, and obviously are coming are written by such a talented bunch of people, giving people a chance to focus on the specific parts of the lifestyle that fit their individual needs.

    Mike M wrote on March 28th, 2013
  26. I look forward to Perfect Balance. But only if I have to pick just one of the 10. Otherwise I look forward to several. I suffer from PHN after shingles and eat a vey strict diet to control it. Would love to see a book with recipes that fit into my food list.

    Cheryl wrote on March 28th, 2013
  27. Perfect Balance and Primal Woman are the two I’m going to be purchasing! I would love to see a book specifically addressing anorexia & bulimia. Intuitive eating for me just doesn’t work (and for many of us with EDs!!). I ‘intuitively’ want all the things that make my life and issues worse! :) Thanks for everything Mark – really looking forward to all the above.

    Tracy wrote on March 28th, 2013
  28. Howdy folks.

    The Primal Prescription is the one that hit’s home for me; having spent the last 2.5, and counting, years playing in western “medicine”s backyard with injuries from a motorcycle crash.

    Primal-ishous, Amazing grok inspired foods and meal plans. (use it and I’d appreciate a “cut”. You decide what the idea is/was worth and send me what you think is fair, I’d prefer money, 1 year after publishing. Thank-you).

    Thanks for everything, now and to come. Jeff.

    Jeff wrote on March 28th, 2013
  29. I’m most excited about “Death by Food Pyramid” but would love to read any of them as I just started a Primal regime and want to know more. Cheers!

    Patrick wrote on March 28th, 2013
  30. Wow, do I have to pick ONE? On the top of my list is the book Death by Food Pyramid by Denise Minger closely followed by Primal Woman by Carrie Sisson. I would love to read another take on the China Study! Since I have had problems with hormonal imbalances practically all of my adult life, as well as having been a constant dieter since the age of 12 (and I thank the heavens for finally discovering the primal lifestyle) – I am more than interested in everything scientific about this way of life.

    My better half recently went primal too, which has resulted in his constant headaches (probably sugar/sweetener related) and skin problems almost completely disappearing! I can’t wait to see how much better this can get! A huge stack of books would be a wonderful addition to our brand new way of life.

    Margaretha wrote on March 28th, 2013
  31. PERFECT BALANCE looks like a wonderful fit for me. As I have always had an emotional connection to food and a negative view of myself for having such a connection. It would be nice to look at the paleo/primal lifestyle in the context of the psychiatry behind over-eating and other harmful habits. How does all of this fit in with people who have a disconnect when it comes to eating well and living healthy lifestyles.

    I would love to see a book or guide on eating healthy and being active on the road. I have been in 3 Broadway national tours and would love a more comprehensive guide to people who are literally never home because we live our lives on buses and planes and have weight restrictions on our bags. We can’t carry around a ton of equipment or cook our food outside of a microwaving it. It’s a tough lifestyle and it would be interesting to explore more options. I have explored quite a bit myself and still haven’t found the right solution. Especially in establishing a routine because my sleep schedule is so erratic.

    Thanks for all the awesome work Mark! I’m currently reading the Primal Connection and loving it! I reccomend these books and this website to numerous people seeking advice on nutrition and living an active, involved life!

    Much love from the stage folk!

    -BAZ

    BAZ wrote on March 28th, 2013
  32. I am very excited about several of these books. It is difficult to pick just one. I lost 60 pounds on Weight Watchers, but gained back 19 over the winter following the paleo/primal diet. I know the problem–eating outside paleo/primal to deal with winter depression. I am excited to see back on track and I believe some of these books will insprire me to do so. I am especially interested in Primal Cravings, Paleo Primer, Death by Food Pyramid, The Primal Prescription, Primal Woman, and Perfect Balance. These should be interesting and keep me busy. Thanks for the info.

    Ellen Edinger wrote on March 28th, 2013
  33. I’ve got to say that from the descriptions alone I’d be going for Paleo Primer! Being English and trying to go Primal/Paleo in the UK a book by British authors could be a real boon!

    Dianne wrote on March 28th, 2013
    • And any book that helps newbies work out what to do with offal/organ meats would be brilliant.

      Dianne wrote on March 28th, 2013
  34. I’m looking forward to reading “Death by Food Pyramid”, Although “The Primal Prescription” looks just as interesting. I like to read about how gluten negatively affects our overall health as well as contributes to disease and inflammation.

    I’d like to see a book that focuses on fasting, the benefits as well as how to better manage a successful fast.

    Patrick wrote on March 28th, 2013
  35. The Primal Prescription book peaked my interest the most. I’m still amazed at how our government officials got it so wrong. The relationship between our government, agriculture and pharmaceutical companies is something I would like to learn more about. Is it really as corrupt as I think it is?

    As a health and physical education teacher, I would like to see a book about how to approach young people and their parents concerning nutrition. It is really hard to walk into a health room and discuss nutrition when everything you believe is opposite of what the text book says.

    Kevin Dawson wrote on March 28th, 2013
  36. I’m so excited about many of them actually. As a woman, I’m interested in Primal Pregnancy and Primal Woman. There’s simply not enough information on the unique distinctions between men and women and for the most part, I think it’s confusing for women.

    However, I’m most excited for Primal Prescription. I truly believe healthy habits solve the majority of what ails people today. I think it would be a great book to help me help others understand the importance of eating real food.

    The things I would love to read about are how men and women differ when it comes to the Primal life. Not only do I want to know how we are different, but how we should approach our habits in diet and exercise, and most importantly, what we should expect as a result. Honestly, when I went on a paleo diet with the idea of listening to my body, I gained fat and I expected the opposite. I think many women expect that they’ll be as tight looking as the men, but it’s just not naturally in our genetics to do so. Not only do I get to eat less than my husband, but I work out more for a body that’s much softer. Any of that info would be great given that it’s not already covered in the two books above.

    Mark, I would also like to know maybe in more detail, how it is you approach life. I want to play so much more than I do now. I worked hard throughout my young life for an amazing career with a huge potential for a high income at the cost of whats most precious to me…time with my family and doing things I love doing. This mentality is considered selfish at the work place. When did you make a transition or did you ever do work you didn’t like? I love being outside, I love being with family, I like traveling to experience new things occasionally, I love reading and writing, and I could live every day in my gym clothes, but something awful within me keeps pulling me to keep doing work that mentally drains me of my desire to do anything. I’d like to hear anything on that as well. Thanks!

    Amber K wrote on March 28th, 2013
  37. Hi there,

    All your books sound very interesting !! I hit the age of 40yrs & decided its time to do something. I went thru all my cupboards & got rid of all processed food. Going Primal makes the most sense to me. I come from a family of hunters & Gatherer’s , I am trying to teach my children about what is real food & how to live a happy life . Thankyou for your information which I need to read a lot more of & lets hope I can be a great Role Model to my 4 girls XX

    Annie wrote on March 28th, 2013
  38. Both Primal Cravings and Death by the Food Pyramid sparked my interest. I love food and enjoy fun recipes, would love to get my hands on these.

    Turning the ship around for older kids would be a great book. I can’t get my early teen to understand the importance of good foods and how aweful the SAD is.

    Hilda wrote on March 28th, 2013
  39. Primal Cravings is top of my list as I am a certified cookbook junkie. I can always find a reason to fit another cookbook in my collection :)
    I am very interested in the endocrine system and finding ways to naturally balance our hormones. I think a book that deals with this subject from a Paleo slant would be wonderful.

    Laurie wrote on March 28th, 2013
  40. I’ll be waiting for my copy of Primal Woman. I’ve had hormonal issues all of my life and have just recently started to see some improvement having recently gone primal. I’m looking forward to the ongoing benefits- but concerned about what my mid-40s and beyond will bring. Seems that just when I’ve started figuring it out, my body is going to change again. I would so like to check out Primal Cravings and Perfect Balance, too!

    Robin wrote on March 28th, 2013

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