The many-venomed earth

 I've written before on how the typical "paleo" paradigm didn't fix my digestive problems. That's because paleo divides things into good and bad in a somewhat arbitrary manner. The reality is that good and bad are relative to the functioning of your body and your individual biology. As Dr. Ayers said in his latest post:

8 ways to tell if someone is going to fall off the Paleo bandwagon big time...

And I ain't talking a baked potato here. I'm talking cupcake/fried crap/PUFA/sugar binge time. I know about this from experience unfortunately, but also from seeing plenty of people go down the road to a paleo diet that's unsustainable. Here are the warning signs:

Phytic Acid: taking off the paleo blinders

Nuts are delicious...they aren't a grain, they are full of fat, low-carb, they are "paleo" what is there not to love? 

Apparently, lots. I addressed their imbalance of fats in a previous post and how they probably aren't paleo, but today an article on Cheeseslave about dental health got me interested in more:

The Seedy Side of Paleo


woman will be happy when I spend all day gathering 1000 tiny seeds to make tahini with instead of clubbing a deer