Two Interesting statements
Four years Primal with influences from Jaminet & Shanahan and a focus on being anti-inflammatory. Using Primal to treat CVD and prevent stents from blocking free of drugs.
Eat creatures nose-to-tail (animal, fowl, fish, crustacea, molluscs), a large variety of vegetables (raw, cooked and fermented, including safe starches), dairy (cheese & yoghurt), occasional fruit, cocoa, turmeric & red wine
I don't understand why people trash the atkins diet...
I did that when I was younger and lost a lot of weight and was basically primal then...Someone said that if I didn't eat sugar and carbs, I would lose weight- I ate a lot of BLT wraps with a slice of turkey as the roll, and tada. I still don't understand the difference, or the enmity.
"Ah, those endless forests, and their horror-haunted gloom! For what eternities have I wandered through them, a timid, hunted creature, starting at the least sound, frightened of my own shadow, keyed-up, ever alert and vigilant, ready on the instant to dash away in mad flight for my life. For I was the prey of all manner of fierce life that dwelt in the forest, and it was in ecstasies of fear that I fled before the hunting monsters."
Jack london, "Before Adam"
Not sure how much it's changed over the years, but the main difference was that Atkins was specifically a weight loss diet. Primal addresses a lot of other things like sleep, sourcing good food, playing, getting sun, etc. Their commonality was the low carb approach. Induction on Atkins was very low (maybe 20 gms of carbs?), but after that, it was time to add carbs until each individual found the right balance for continuing to lose.
My mom lost a ton of weight on Atkins practically living on canned tuna and mayonnaise. That's nothing like PB.
"Right is right, even if no one is doing it; wrong is wrong, even if everyone is doing it." - St. Augustine