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13 Nov

The 10 All-Time Most Tempting Junk Foods (and smart alternatives)

junkfoodThese common health offenders are incredibly tempting for even the most disciplined person from time to time. We bring you some sensible alternatives for those moments when you are wavering.

1. French fries

This is the ultimate junk food for most of us – and America’s #1 consumed “vegetable”. (Shudder.) French fries satisfy that craving for fat and saltiness, but because they are actually a starch, your blood sugar pays the price. Part of the reason they are so addictive is that there is a tremendous amount of oral reinforcement – much like smoking a cigarette.

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12 Nov

Healthy Holiday Survival Guide, Part 1

Reader Sarah wrote in with a great question:

“With the holiday seasons coming up, a lot of us are looking at spending time not only on the road, but in the extended company of family, friends and others who haven’t tuned in yet to benefits of a primal diet. This means lots of time in restaurants, but also many meals prepared in people’s homes. Your gas station primer was great, but I’ve still got lingering questions about what to do in situations where my options are even more limited.

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9 Nov

Guest Post Friday: Almost Vegetarian and Kitchen Geology

The best French vegetarian recipe and the amazing laws of physics!

by our friend and fellow blogger Almost Vegetarian

I can’t tell the difference between stalactites and stalagmites. I know one goes up and one goes down, but I can never tell which is which.

And I need to know. Otherwise, how am I going to tell you about what happened to the vichyssoise?

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8 Nov

Candy Coated WHAT?

FUJI 1The Fuming Fuji does not know what to do, but it rhymes with dexplode. What is this product of unspeakable sugarness? Fuji is baffled. This is a very difficult thing, to baffle a genius.

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8 Nov

Healthy Tastes Great!

Despite being on topic I just couldn’t get myself to post a recipe with Seabiscuit as the source of protein. Beef, bison and venison on the other hand…

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