How To Stop Eating Junk Food

How to stop eating junk food - ondietandhealth.com

Want to know how to stop eating junk food?First, discover what you're really craving, then look at what to do about it.Distinguish between true cravings (irresistable), casual cravings (you're not trying very hard), and food memory.  I can have a mental food fest right now thinking about Reuben Sandwiches, but that's a memory from pre-Celiac days and not really a craving.Got it?So, think about the foods you crave. ... Keep Reading >

Waking Up Too Early In The Morning? Podcast

Waking up too early podcast by Beverly Meyer

Are you waking up too early in the morning?  As a restless sleeper for many years, I've helped myself and many clients change this pattern. Here's some of my topics on this show:How much to eat for dinner Are late night snacks helpful? Beverages to avoid at night Creating the best bed and bedroom Managing your mind to stay present and restful The role of the adrenals in sleepClick the podcast link below, or click ... Keep Reading >

Test Adrenal Function At Home

Test your adrenals at home for chronic adrenal insufficiency

If you suspect you have low cortisol, test adrenal function at home!  You might be inspired to (finally) make some changes if your test results are not optimal.The true value of testing adrenal function is to confirm you're exhausting yourself with too much work and worry!  And not enough sleep!If testing will help you change this, then test!!Don't self-diagnose and try to treat the adrenals if there really is no issue that ... Keep Reading >

Update on Terry Wahls Protocol

Dr. Terry Wahls

Here's an update on the Terry Wahls protocol for autoimmune disorders, and an in-depth podcast interview with Terry and Beverly.Have you followed Dr. Wahls and her journey in reversing M.S.?  It's an amazing story and so hopeful for all of us with chronic health issues.The new updated paperback of "The Wahls Protocol"  has a great sub-title that says it all: "A radical new way to treat all chronic autoimmune conditions ... Keep Reading >

5 Sleep Tricks I Use For Waking Up Too Early

Waking too early on the clock

Waking up too early? Afraid of the clock?I have that issue too.I used to wake at 3 and have a hard time going back to sleep. That's improved as my adrenals have gotten healthier.Now, if I wake early, it's usually 5:30 instead of the 7 AM I'm aiming for.Here's 5 sleep tricks for those who sleep pretty well but wake early.   If you get up for a minute and go back to sleep, that's ok. (You might find Sleep Trick #5 helps ... Keep Reading >

Managing Your Mind: Evan Brand of Not Just Paleo Interviews Beverly

Evan Brand and Beverly Meyer on Managing Your Mind

There's help for managing your mind in this free-flowing podcast with Evan Brand and Beverly.I talk with Evan about having to change my life (and health) and learning to manage my thinking. When I became too run down to work for a while, I spent time observing the decisions and worries in my mind.  I learned to question whether what my mind was saying was REAL or TRUE.Or not! Managing Your Mind 101 Is this point of view the truth? ... Keep Reading >

Does Leaky Gut Cause Autoimmune Disease?

A broken car is like broken health

  The idea that a damaged intestine could be key to Autoimmune Disorders is finally hitting the medical community.   Why?     Because autoimmune diagnoses are growing exponentially and physicians have limited tools to tackle them.  With my own history of Graves Disease (hyperthyroidism), Celiac Disease, and probable Addison's Disease, I can clearly relate... What is Autoimmunity and why does it happen? The immune ... Keep Reading >

Get Cooking and Get Well With The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey Trescott

The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey Trescott

Living with an autoimmune disorder?  Let's talk about The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey Trescott and see what you can do to reverse it.It may be hard to believe, but it is absolutely possible to change your future.  Thousands of us have done it, and with nothing more "medical" than eating great food and making lifestyle changes. What a concept! The "basic" Paleo Diet and Lifestyle are an incredible breakthrough in ... Keep Reading >

Why Did The Chicken Cross The World And Become A Global Superstar?

Why Did The Chicken Cross The World book by Andrew Lawler

I sat spellbound in my car listening to Andrew Lawler, author of a meaty new book on the complete story of the chicken.How did an Asian jungle pheasant become the world's most populous bird?  Why did it travel to Rome, England, and the Southern United States?  How did Queen Victoria start a riot of chicken collecting in the 1840's?There's global and economic history galore in "Why Did The Chicken Cross The World?", including the ... Keep Reading >

Which Is Better – Ghee or Coconut Oil?

co-ghee-side by side featured size

I get asked frequently by clients and podcast listeners: which is better?  Ghee or coconut oil?  There are definite differences between these excellent fats, so here's a short Bio on each.  You choose whether you like ghee or coconut oil more, or how to use both liberally, as many do.A health note:  If you tend to be underweight or anxious, experiment with removing coconut oil from your diet.  Its energy is so ... Keep Reading >

Are Premium Supplement Brands Worth the Price?

Pure Nutrient 950 with Vitamin D and Fatty Acids

I'm frequently asked if the premium supplement brands I carry are really worth the price and why these brands don't look familiar.Most of us are wary of brands such as Centrum, but beyond that, we're generally reliant on advertising and product display.  Doctors don't usually know the differences between formulas any more than grocery clerks do. Premium supplement brands rarely sell through retailers.  They're meant to ... Keep Reading >

Can a Paleo Diet Help Your Hormones?

Cave drawings during Paleo Diet era

Working on your Thyroid, Adrenals or Testosterone?  Can a gluten free Paleo Diet help fix your hormones?Hormones control dozens of bodily functions including fat deposits, acne, energy, libido, fertility, sleep and more.  They can affect any area of the body, including neurotransmitters and emotions. Do you think you have a hormonal issue? If you suspect you do, first get accurate hormone testing done.  No guesswork, ... Keep Reading >