Gluten-Free Cookbook Sale

Gluten Free books Sale

We think going gluten-free is just one step toward a healthy diet, but it is a big step in the right direction.

So, if you’re just going gluten-free right now, then check out this huge gluten-free cookbook sale that’s happening today.

Buck Books has organized a huge Gluten-Free Books Sale for today only – all the below books plus more are $0.99 (a few are slightly more expensive due to their size).

OUR BEST RECOMMENDATION:

Tammy Credicott is the author of a lot of gluten-free and Paleo cookbooks (with over 366 5-star reviews). This is a fantastic deal (for over 200 recipes)! Click here to get her book on Amazon. It’s $2.99 today (not $0.99 as previously reported because it’s a much longer book with a lot more recipes).

The Healthy Gluten-Free Life (200 Recipes)

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Gluten-Free Recipes in 30 Minutes (137 Recipes)

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The Savvy Gluten-Free Shopper

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Keeping It Real (85 Recipes)

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Quick and Easy Gluten-Free Recipes: 45 Delicious Meals made in 30 Minutes OR LESS!

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Gluten Free, Real Food Recipes for Kids (70+ Recipes)

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And to check out more books in the sale, sign up for Buck Books’s email list here.

High Protein or Low Carb? Which is Better for Sustaining Fat Loss?

High Protein or Low Carb? Which is Better for Sustaining Fat Loss?

Losing fat is hard enough.

The worst part is that most of us can’t keep it off. And that’s just mean.

If you work hard enough to lose the fat in the first place, shouldn’t there be a rule that it’s impossible to gain back???

Of course, that’s not how it works, and most folks gain back all (or often more than all) of the fat they lost. But some lucky few do manage to keep off the fat forever.

What’s the Difference?

There isn’t ONE single difference, but a recent study conducted in Europe (and involving a lot of people) points to one significant difference. Here’s the study:
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How to Eat Potatoes and Improve Your Insulin Senstivity

How to Eat Potatoes and Improve Your Insulin Senstivity

The study below has been out for a little under a decade, but I recently found it courtesy of Richard Nikoley’s blog:

Insulin-sensitizing effects of dietary resistant starch and effects on skeletal muscle and adipose tissue metabolism

The study is not ground-breaking, but it’s yet another sign that…

Certain Starchy Foods Have a Lot of Positive Health Benefits

This may seem obvious to you, but for a long time now, many folks (Paleo or otherwise) have placed starchy foods (like rice, potatoes, plantains, etc.) in the same category as sugary candy, sodas, and other problematic carbs like wheat. If studies like this one are right, then starchy foods like potatoes may be the proverbial baby that got thrown out with the bathwater.
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Ketogenic Diet Food List

ketogenic diet food list

The ketogenic diet is becoming more and more popular – reports suggest that many people have lost weight, regained their energy, improved their endurance, and improved various health markers with a ketogenic diet.

So, if you’re wondering what the ketogenic diet and whether you should give it a try, then check out this comprehensive guide to the ketogenic diet here.

And if you just want to know what you eat on the ketogenic diet, then feel free to just click here to get the ketogenic diet food list emailed to you directly. Or scroll down to check out the entire list.

ketogenic diet food list

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The Ultimate Guide To The Ketogenic Diet

The Ultimate Guide To The ketogenic diet

The ketogenic diet is getting more and more popular, and it’s helped a lot of people lose weight, get healthier, and get more energy.

But, that doesn’t mean it’s necessary right for you to try out, and even if you do decide to start a ketogenic diet, you will want to make sure you do it the right way to get the best results (you’ll want to do a Paleo ketogenic diet to ensure you get lots of nutrients and less toxins).

So, keep reading, because this article will discuss what is the ketogenic diet, whether a ketogenic diet will help you lose weight, how to do a ketogenic diet properly, whether it’s safe, and why it might not work for you.

What is a Keto or Ketogenic Diet?

A keto or ketogenic diet is a diet that causes your body to burn fat (in the form of ketones) rather than sugar (in the form of glucose/glycogen).  I’ll explain a little more in detail below, but you basically do this by eating a lot of fat and very little carbohydrates.

If you want to just get on with the ketogenic diet, then feel free to just click here to get the ketogenic diet food list emailed to you directly.

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Is Eating Late at Night Bad for Me?

is eating late at night bad for me?

Recently, someone asked me how to stop eating late at night.

It stumped me, not because I couldn’t think of an answer, but because I didn’t understand why anyone would even ask.

I’m not being mean – I don’t mean it’s a dumb question – rather, I didn’t even realize that people thought it was a bad thing.

Eating late at night is a problem, Per Se

In general, it’s better to eat fewer meals (you eat less, plus it gives your body time to be doing something other than trying to control blood sugar levels).  But it’s not a huge deal.
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Why Isn’t Dairy Paleo?

why isn't dairy paleo?

Despite what most websites say, dairy actually IS Paleo.

But only certain types, and only after you’ve determined that you’re not sensitive to dairy.

When Dairy is Paleo

Dairy is Paleo so long as it’s raw (or made from raw milk) or fermented.

And preferably, the cow, goat, or sheep will have been pastured.  (Although do note that dairy cows cannot be 100% pastured, as they’ll stop producing milk for long periods during the year.  They must eat a few grains and some hay.)
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10 Reasons Why You’re Failing to Feel Better or Lose Weight on a Paleo Diet

why am i not losing weight on a paleo diet

Almost everybody who successfully loses weight or heals an illness has one thing in common.

Download Our 15 Common Paleo Pitfalls Book

Here it is…

Almost all of those people brush their teeth.

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List of Nightshades Foods and Why You Might Want To Avoid Them

list of nightshades and why you might want to avoid them

What Are Nightshades?

When I hear the word nightshade, my first thought is generally that it’s poisonous (since deadly nightshade, also known as atropa belladonna, is often mentioned as a poison in the mystery books I used to read as a child).

But, nightshades (also known as Solanaceae) encompasses a whole family of flowering plants that includes many very popular fruits and vegetables that you probably eat daily.

(There’s a whole section below on why you might want to avoid nightshades for health reasons as well so keep on reading!)  

And if you want the whole list of nightshades foods emailed to you, just click here.

Do you want me to email this list to you? If so, just click here.

The Most Common Nightshades

Some of the most popular nightshades are potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers, and chili peppers. But because various spices and spice mixes are made from chili peppers, nightshades can be found in a whole host of processed foods!

Here’s a more complete list of nightshades that you might be eating (some of them may be rare in the US):
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Paleo Success Story: Competitive Drive

paleo success story - lindsay

It’s one thing to read about why eating Paleo foods and living a Paleo lifestyle is great for you.  It’s another to constantly see the changes that people just like you are achieving.  “Success” is bracketed because it’s different for everyone, and in the end, it’s all about the journey rather than the destination. This guest post is from Lindsay

Like everybody else, I’m pretty busy.

I work a full-time job, I’m attending school at night to get my MBA, and I try to fit in regular Crossfit workouts.  Oh…and life happens, meaning that something else seems to come up every day.

Trying to fit eating better into my life has not been automatic, then, but it has been amazing.  This is my “success” story.

About Lindsay

My name is Lindsay, and I’ve been pretty strictly Paleo since January 2013.  I’m in my late 20s, live in Pittsburgh, and am married with no kids.

Growing up, I played a lot of sports, from basketball to softball to soccer.  But as I started working and going to graduate school, my activity level dropped off quite a bit, and my diet was certainly less than ideal.

Why I Went Paleo

In 2012, I started Crossfitting.  I’ve always loved sports and physical activity, so I immediately loved Crossfit.
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Dirty Dozen & Clean 15 Foods – How To Buy Organic Foods

dirty dozen clean 15 organic foods

We often get asked whether it’s necessary to buy organic to be healthy.

So, here’s the thing:

Organic produce is probably better than conventional produce for your body as well as for the environment.

HOWEVER…and this is the really really important point…

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Clean 15 Foods

clean 15 foods

If you’re looking to buy conventional produce rather than organic produce (to save money or because you don’t have much organic produce available where you live), then these 15 foods are the best ones to go for in terms of low pesticide residue.

Do you want me to email this list to you?
If so, just click here.

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How to Convince Your Family to Eat Healthier (and that you’re not crazy)

HOW TO CONVINCE YOUR FAMILY TO EAT HEALTHIER

Getting healthy, losing weight, and sticking to a diet of real food – these tasks are difficult for most of us in the best of circumstances.  However, if you’re also struggling to either convert or just gain the support of your spouse and/or kids, then everything suddenly seems a lot harder.

Have you ever wondered how much easier it would be if your entire family was actually excited about making better and healthier food and lifestyle choices?  What if it were your entire family and all of your friends?  How easy would it be in that case for you to make better choices and decisions about your health?

I’m here to tell you that not only is that situation possible, but I’ve seen thousands of people do it.  And most of those people started out thinking that their families were too stubborn, too unsupportive, or just too lazy to ever care about their health.

And even though everybody’s situation is different, you can use the same approach to get your family on board with eating and living healthier.  There’s a formula for how to do it.

My Story

My wife, Louise, is a very successful health author, blogger, and speaker, and she runs one of the 2 magazines that we own (Healthy Recipes Magazine).

When you read that, you might be thinking, “Wow, Jeremy was really lucky to find someone who is so excited about and interested in health.”
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What’s The Best Food For Your Dog?

What's The Best Food For Your Dog - Paleo Dog Food

Jeremy and I recently got a super cute shih tzu puppy called Karma. He was 9 months old when we adopted him from a rescue.

He’s a shy little fellow, but when he feels safe and comfortable (like inside our home), his true colors comes out, and he runs around chasing us in joy. You’ll typically find him gnawing on some raw hide, chasing us around the house, or enjoying a nap with his favorite stuffed friends.

shih tzu running - karma

I want Karma to live a long and healthy life, and so I’ve been researching the best diet for dogs. Is a raw dog food diet the best? What about grain-free? Does the ancestral diet matter? Is there a Paleo dog food?

I’m sure you also want the best for your dog, and as we all know diet matters a lot when it comes to health, longevity, and happiness.

So, I hope this article helps you and your best friend on the journey to better health.

Here’s what I found…

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How Sweet It Is: Why Artificial Sweeteners are Unhealthy

why artificial sweeteners are Unhealthy

Around here (in the world of Paleo), we recognize that calories matter but also that counting calories is a pretty dismal way to lose weight or live life.

In the rest of the world, though, artificially sweetened drinks are still very popular for just this reason.

There have been many studies on artificial sweeteners, but this recent was very interesting:

Artificial sweeteners produce the counterintuitive effect of inducing metabolic derangements
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