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Free the Animal: Lose Weight & Fat with the Paleo Diet (Aka the Caveman Diet)

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Drawing on evolutionary logic, scientific research, and his own personal experiences, blogger Richard Nikoley of Free the Animal ( presents a complete guide to losing weight and fat the natural way.

After many frustrating years of trying to lose weight by adhering to mainstream nutritional guidelines, Richard made a radical decision to throw the rules out.
ebook, 81 pages
Published July 1st 2012 by Hyperink, Incorporated (first published January 13th 2012)
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Jun 24, 2012 Rhonda rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
If you follow his blog, or any paleo blog - this will be very familiar - but if you're new to paleo, it's a good intro!
I'd actually say 3.5 stars, it really depends on the audience.

This isn't a book to read if you are skeptical or know nothing about the Paleo diet. It's a fast read, but it it very much a 10,000 ft view of why the Paleo diet and lifestyle is the way to go for maximal health and fat loss.

However, if you've already read a more in-depth book, are curious about the details of Paleo, or have already read either Robb Wolf's book or Mark Sisson's book, this is an excellent next step. I would highly su
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Apr 14, 2012 Dan Lurie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A reasonably good book on approximating a paleo diet/lifestyle. I would say there are better books than this: Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson, Ray Audette's Neanderthin or Robb Wolf's Paleo Solution. This is considerably cheaper than any of them(at least the Kindle version is)
Jul 13, 2012 Ron rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: health
Simplistic buy effective - good intro to paleo without getting too complicated..
May 18, 2013 Robert rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: diet
I like this, it's a bit sparse, but a good refresher for someone who knows paleo, like me.
Great Book.
Matias Ketonen
Good primer. Bad print.
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