It's not "learning" how to cook as it is the time and effort that go into it. What's funny is that I can now cook primal almost as fast as anything else. The trick is frozen vegetables.
I love how she says that it you don't eat the grains, you start having cravings. Yeah well, if you're used to shooting heroin and you stop shooting heroin, you start craving that too. Shall I make heroin a healthy addition to my diet?
The problem with primal is that there is a substantial initial transition. You are hit with new shopping, new cooking, and carb flu, exactly at the time you need to be most strict. It's easy for CW to point at the transition and say Primal doesn't work.
5'0" female, 42 years old.
Started Primal October 31, 2011, at a skinny fat 111.5 lbs.
Current weight: 101.5. lbs and holding steady. Spring yardwork here we come!
Co-worker 1: Needs to lose ~50. Now he wants to start Mayo Clinic Diet. Yeesh. Give it up, man.
Co-worker 2: Needed to lose ~55. Lost 20 from stress. Started Primal in Sept, lost 20 more, but gained 10 back on a carb spree. We're working on it.