Primal works for me because it's just a way of eating and not a diet. That means when I eat some junk once in awhile, that's exactly what it is. Once in awhile. Not the norm.
And maybe those last 20 pounds aren't actually 20 pounds you need to lose for optimal health. People in the slightly overweight category tend to enjoy the best health into old age, especially if it's muscle mass.
Steak, eggs, potatoes - fruits, nuts, berries and forage. Coconut milk and potent herbs and spices. Tea instead of coffee now and teeny amounts of kelp daily. Let's see how this does! Not really had dairy much, and gut seems better for it.