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    Paleo Diet: Healthy Or A Hoax?

    check this out. It's a good thing that I am not evangelical about Paleo or I would spend my whole day commenting on junk like this. I just happy being in kick-ass shape for 52 and being an example to friends and family. Got to read this though, what motivates those who launch this kind of attack?

    Paleo Diet: Healthy Or A Hoax?
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    I'll give it a miss.

    But you know what they say: there's no such thing as bad publicity.

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    I don't know about you, but I do not love to eat quinoa. Seeing it in the same category as ice cream is strange.

    I enjoy the Huffington Post, but I take everything from it with a hunk of salt. And usually some butter, too.

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    the sugar and grain industry and related producers will do anything IMO to steer people towards eating that crap. Missleading propaganda is easy.
    Primal since April 2012 Male 6' 3" SW 345lbs CW 240lbs GW 220lbs and when I get there I am getting a utlikilt. This one http://www.utilikilts.com/company/pr...ilts/workmans/ actually.

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    Hi Warmbear,
    I couldn't have said it better myself: the mass producers of the processed garbage they call "food" will do anything to keep us stuck on their teat. It's a sick, sick industry for sure and it has certainly made millions of people sick. Then they send you over to big pharma and they get to profit off the sickness as well. A totally f#%!@d up industry.
    Good luck with your journey and congrats for making it this far with such success. I hope to someday post some successes of my own.
    Beth
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    It is a hoax

    I lost 188 pounds eating ho-ho's
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    Quote Originally Posted by quelsen View Post
    It is a hoax

    I lost 188 pounds eating ho-ho's
    I love you this much...
    “You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.”
    ~Friedrich Nietzsche
    And that's why I'm here eating HFLC Primal/Paleo.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cori93437 View Post
    I love you this much...
    can i have that in writing?
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    I watched Dr Oz last night. 4 women dealing with binge disorder and he kept going on about how we all use food to control emotions. Yeah, except people that eat primal/paleo.....

    To be honest, it does sound like a load of shit until you try it and it works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by magnolia1973 View Post
    To be honest, it does sound like a load of shit until you try it and it works.
    Isn't that the truth? If someone would have told me I could eat all of the meat, eggs and veggies that I wanted and just by giving up processed crap and sugar the weight would fall off, I would have thought they were hitting the pipe. However, the proof of the pudding is in the eating.
    Last edited by Chris_H; 09-20-2012 at 01:47 PM. Reason: EGGS! I forgot about the eggs
    Male, 32y, 6'0" tall
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