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At one time I used this blog to explore and support the theory and practice of modernized, flesh-based paleo and low-carb diets.
Now I use it to explore and present the evidence and values that support the practice of a whole foods plant-based diet as a way to enhance your physical, mental, ethical, and spiritual potential.
It now includes many posts offering a critical evaluation of some of the central tenets of paleo, low-carb, and Weston A Price Foundation belief systems, and an exploration of other topics of prime importance to humans in these times of escalating medical, social, ethical, and ecological challenges.
If you want to know why I made the change, you will find plenty of food for thought on the pages I have written here since early 2011, particularly since my Farewell To Paleo post on June 14 of 2011.
If you want support for the beliefs and practices involved in a paleo, primal, low-carb, or flesh-based diet and lifestyle, beware you will no longer find it here.
If you want support for the paleo / carnist lifestyle, I suggest that you visit the sites below for information.
I hold a master’s degree in philosophy from the University of Toledo, Ohio, a diploma in Comprehensive Nutrition from the American Academy of Nutrition, Corona Del Mar, California, certification by the International Association of Resistance Trainers, and a Master's Degree in Oriental Medicine.
I formerly headed the nutrition department at the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, AZ, and served as an adjunct faculty member in the Nutrition Department of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.
I offer plant-based and Chinese medical nutrition and herbal medicine consultations. Get your questions answered about natural foods, techniques, nutrition analysis, strength training, post-exercise nutrition, fasting, herbal medicine, and how to tailor plant-based nutrition to your particular circumstances.
Consultation by email or phone costs $45 for one-half hour, $80 for a full hour. Email me at Don@barefoot-acupuncture.com or via Facebook to set one up.