Primal Practices in a Modern World

Time Restricted Eating

Time restricted eating, or intermittent fasting, is the practice of limiting the number of hours that you eat in a day. Why would you do that? Because these primordial rhythms are ingrained in our genome, in our circadian clock, and in our evolution. We talk a lot about what to eat, but we seldom discuss…
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April 10, 2018 0

Real Good Fat

For 50 years we’ve been told that dietary fat will lead to weight gain, ill-health, heart disease, and early death, but recently health experts such as Dr. Mark Hyman, Functional Medical Doctor at the Cleveland Clinic, have tried to reverse that misconception with books such as Eat Fat, Get Thin and programs on PBS explaining why…
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November 16, 2016 0

Eat This, Not That Crap

Here is a cheat sheet of sorts for what and where to buy primal/paleo treats, condiments, etc: Jackson’s Honest potato chips are made with nutrient dense coconut oil and can now be found at Publix, and Nature’s Food Patch in Clearwater. Because sometimes you need a crunchy, salty treat and you won’t be denied! These…
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July 17, 2016 0

Bacteria-Rich Hygiene!?

Sounds like an oxymoron but researchers have tried to discover why animals take regular “dirt baths” and found that beneficial bacteria that feed on their sweat are colonized on the skin helping the animal stay cleaner and healthier.  Perhaps that is also true for human animals. Here is a link to an interesting article by…
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December 5, 2014 0

Primal for Pets

I have three dogs – well, only two are really mine, but I take care of my brother’s dog a lot (and he takes care of mine) so they are really a pack, a unit, in fact. Anyway, his dog Lucy is a Weimeraner, and my dog Blue is an American Pit Bull Terrier, and…
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November 15, 2014 0

Welcome to Modern Primal

Whether you’re 100% Paleo, a Cross-Fit junkie, a foodie, or just looking for a healthier way of eating Modern Primal endeavors to help save you time and money. Hopefully, it will become a community of like-minded people sharing resources, recipes, and experiences that can benefit us all. I was lucky to have a friend well versed…
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October 14, 2014 0