Author: Carolina

Primal Practices in a Modern World

Raw Primal Diet Feeding Guide

As a general rule, when feeding a raw primal diet, a typical adult dog should consume about 2-4% of their ideal body weight per day. Typically, smaller dogs should eat a higher percentage of their body weight, while bigger dogs should eat a lower percentage. Puppies are fed based on their ideal weight as an…
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July 24, 2019 0

CBD is Ubiquitous, but are Cannabidiols Legal?

Are cannabidiols legal? CBD, or cannabidiols, just got a big boost thanks to US lawmakers. On Thursday, December 20th, 2018, President Trump signed into law the farm bill, which contained a provision legalizing hemp. Historically, hemp has been illegal to sell or grow in the US, although it’s legal to buy from international sources. Hemp has commonly been…
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July 23, 2019 0

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

Fatty Villains

For 50 years we’ve been told that dietary fat, fatty villains, 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…
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November 16, 2016 0

Bacteria-Rich Hygiene!?

Bacteria-Rich Hygiene may sound 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. Julia Scott has published in the…
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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

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