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Institute for Justice takes case of paleo blogger charged over giving people advice on what to eat

From Modern Paleo blog:

Can the government throw you in jail for offering advice on the Internet about what people should buy at the grocery store?

That is exactly the claim made by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition. And that is why today diabetic blogger Steve Cooksey of Stanley, N.C. has teamed up with the Institute for Justice (IJ) to file a major First Amendment lawsuit against the State Board in federal court. Continue reading

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Paleo diet — early man goes out to eat

From Alesh Houdek, in The Atlantic:

Image: Lord Jim/flickr via The Atlantic. I'd say that looks like a photo of street art by Banksy.

“The idea of the Paleo diet has been around for decades, but it’s really taken off over the last couple of years, with a slew of booksblogs, and a prominent podcast espousing its virtues.

And no wonder—it has a compelling sales pitch. It’s based on the idea that while humans have been eating for approximately 200,000 years, we’ve been farming for only about the last 10,000 or so. Continue reading

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