Paleo for Women is a website dedicated to the coupled pursuit of empowered womanhood and physical health. As such, it contains a variety of technical articles on female biochemistry in addition to explorations of how nutrition–and paleolithic nutrition, in particular–can interplay with and heal that biochemistry.
But Paleo for Women goes far beyond health research. A woman’s well-being is physical, but it is also personal, spiritual, and relational. For this reason,
Paleo for Women is a movement. It calls women to own and to love themselves as natural, evolved beings. It demands health, it demands love, and it demands recognition of the power, beauty, and unapologetic radiance of natural womanhood.
Women are natural bodies. Neglecting this fact leads to ignoring hunger signals, caloric restriction, eating disorders, excess exercise, negative body image issues, dysfunctional reproductive systems, poor sleep, poor energy, deteriorating mental health, and perhaps worst of all, competition between women. When women ignore their bodies’ natural cries for nourishment, both physical and mental health problems ensue. The solution is to own natural womanhood. It’s to love, to nourish, and to trust the inherent wisdom of the female body. It’s to radically affirm one’s own unique expression of womanhood, while simultaneously supporting and loving the unique expression of others. Just because you are beautiful does not mean that others are less beautiful, and just because they are beautiful does not mean you are less so. Each woman has a unique identity and a unique body, and each of us is worthy and powerful for our own exaltant natures.
Paleo for Women is about empowerment. It’s about embracing a woman’s body as a natural, evolved organism, and about using whatever experience and knowledge a woman has to nourish and love herself as that organism. It’s about owning womanhood as evolved, as powerful, as individual, and real. It’s about saying Yes to life and No to social norms about body image, identity, presentation, and lifestyle. Most of all, Paleo for Women is about being a natural woman, damn it all, and about never, ever, ever apologizing for that fact.
Paleo for Women is about passion, about community, and about moving forward together in a radical attempt to overthrow American womanhood.