Primal Vacations

Primal vacations? This might conjure up visions of makeshift shelters, caves, woods and loin cloths.  However, as we all know, the primal analogy is a guide for food choices and simpler living, not a return to complete ancestral ways.  We have been on two trips recently, one being a trip to Lake Placid and the … [Read more…]

Obstacles: Part 2

In last week’s post, we explored some of the intrinsic factors that can present themselves on your path to the primal prize – physical symptoms such as low carb flu, muscle cramping, and ketosis breath. Today we will discuss some common external variables, things beyond your control, which almost all primal seekers will be well acquainted with! … [Read more…]

Do Kids “Deserve” Treats?

I recently came across this CBC article, Kids Are Becoming Candyholics, and Adults Are to Blame. It piqued my interest because I have often thought the same thing. I’m not exaggerating when I say that everywhere we go — the hair cutters, friends’ and relatives’ houses, even after gymnastics class! — my four and six year old children … [Read more…]

Anne & David – Jumping on the Bandwagon

Living Primal’s next success story features a very special couple … Carolyn & Kevin’s parents, Anne & David Beatty. Reluctant at first about embracing the unconventional advice that is the very foundation of primal eating, Anne and David took one for the team (our family!) in favour of supporting their children. Six months later they … [Read more…]