Primal Basics

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What is The Paleo/Primal Diet? Overview

What is The Paleo/Primal Diet? Overview

  What is the Paleo/Primal/Caveman/Hunter-Gatherer diet? Is it good for me? Are their risks? I’ve heard of it, but am skeptical because my doctor says there’s risks, what should I do? Okay. So you’ve got a lot of questions. Great! Because at Caveman College it’s time to take a big step back and look at […]

What is the Paleo/Primal Diet? Part 6: Fitness

What is the Paleo/Primal Diet? Part 6: Fitness

So far it’s been all about food; what to eat, what not to eat, how to eat it, and when to eat it to maximize fat burning. But only “80% of your body composition will be determined by your diet.” Included in the other 20% is exercise. A lot of people think of “exercise” as work. You […]

A visual explanation of how many carbohydrates you should be getting everyday in order to thrive in the Primal Lifestyle.

What is the Paleo/Primal Diet? Part 5: Carbohydrates the Key to Eternal Health?

What is a “Carbohydrate?” We’ve discussed a variety of important factors in maintaining a healthy Primal life including grains,  beans, and dairy. But what about carbohydrates? Raise your hand if you know what a “carb” is or how they operate in the human body? Alright, lower your hands; I’ll just tell you . . .

Snacking: What To Snack On, What Not To, And How

When I tell people about the Paleo diet, the first thing most people ask me is “so what do you snack on?”  I can tell you straight up, its not a bag of chips, a candy bar and a soda. Although most college students’ snack plans consist of something like this. Any dietitian or nutritionist, Paleo or […]

What is the Paleo/Primal Diet Part 3: Dairy

We’ve all been taught since we were little that we need to drink at least a glass of milk a day complete with a nice milk moustache, to maintain healthy, strong bones. Seeing all of those national TV commercials featuring professional athletes drinking milk and getting a silky, white milk moustaches after they finished drinking made milk […]

What is the Paleo/Primal Diet? Part 2: Legumes, or beans, or stink bombs

Alright! We are chugging along here at the caveman college and have actually been making some really great progress in terms of changing the way people think about their eating habits! Before we start this post, I want to give a shout out to Daniel for “taking the paleo plunge” hopefully, we will get him […]

What is the Paleo/Primal Diet? Part 1: Grains

What is the Paleo/Primal Diet? Part 1: Grains

SO, this blog is all about the primal/paleo diet? Well, what exactly is it anyways? Do we just run around with a wooden club in leather Tarzan outfits climbing trees and killing wild squirrels and birds in our backyards? Maybe some people think of us like that, but I don’t even own a wooden club, […]