Tag Archives: Gaining Weight
Pig with bagels

Quick Links: LA Times on Carbs

Forgive me for coming late to this one. The LA Times published this in December, but I wanted to link to it because it’s one of the most concise and matter-of-fact summaries of the low-carb movement I’ve seen. Carbs wouldn’t be an issue if our metabolisms were designed to handle them. But as Dr. Stephen […]

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Is Conventional Wisdom Catching Up?

For a decade, from roughly 1997 to 2007, I read all the magazines I thought would help me with the whole diet and exercise rigmarole: Shape, Self, Cooking Light. I wanted tips, tricks, and recipes. Thinking back now from the vantage point of Primal, it occurs to me that during that time there was a […]

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Where does fat come from?

A seemingly silly question, right? Fat comes from fat, duh. Not so fast… The New York Times has an article detailing a study on monkeys, wherein the monkeys are obesified through a diet mimicking the SAD. But this really grabbed my attention: They also drink a fruit-flavored punch with the fructose equivalent of about a […]

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The Long Journey Back to the Cave

This was me. I was a perfectly happy 30-something living the dream. My husband, young daughter, and I live in Oregon surrounded by trees, mountains, rivers, and trails out our back door that take us there. We don’t take the privilege for granted. We hike, bike, ski, run, swim, raft, kayak, and camp. We are […]

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