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?

Coconut oil, ghee, butter and lard

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 >

Tangy Roast Pork With Green Bean Saute

Tangy roast pork Asian style

Tangy roast pork with green bean saute combines two of my favorite recipes in one.  You can cook either one at any time, or eat them together.I read years ago in the Weston Price magazine that pork should be prepared in an acidic marinade to prevent it from coagulating our red blood cells.  I experimented with marinated and unmarinated pork for a while and concluded I did indeed feel better when I marinated my pork. I've cooked it ... Keep Reading >

Supplements on Sale 20% Off and my DVD too!

Beverly Meyer's Diet for Human Beings dvd

Grab a copy of my DVD "The Diet For Human Beings" at 20% off through 12/01/14!  A perfect gift to explain what low starch, Paleo eating is all about, without nagging folks to read books!    All Supplements on Sale 20% Off Through 12/01/14 The professional products in my online store come straight off my clinic shelves and are packed by my very own hands, chosen from the hundreds of supplements I carry.Product Categories ... Keep Reading >

4 Paleo Diet Foods to Avoid If You Have Recurring Viruses

Almond flour chocolate bars with nuts

The list of foods to avoid with Herpes or Shingles can be daunting for those on a Paleo Diet.Having personally struggled with both of these recurring viruses, I have learned my tolerance level of these foods, both when I am well and when I am stressed.  Herpes viruses live in the nervous system, and when we're overtaxed, anxious or angry, inflammatory stress hormones and other substances suppress the immune system, allowing ... Keep Reading >

Get to Know Tony Federico for Food and Fitness

Tony Federico podcast and grilling author

Tony Federico podcasts for Paleo Magazine and is the author of "Paleo Grilling" cookbook.  I turn the microphone around on a fellow podcaster here and talk with Tony about his passions and history.  In addition to podcasting for Paleo Magazine, Tony writes for the magazine under the "I Inspire" byline and the "Business Spotlight".  As a go-to writer and a Certified Health and Fitness Specialist, he was a natural choice to ... Keep Reading >

A Cod Liver Oil That’s Actually Fresh and Raw

Rosita Extra Virgin Cod Liver Oil in a glass

Raw, extra virgin cod liver oil is a completely new product.  It's so new, it's 1000's of years old.Rosita Cod Liver Oil is not "fermented".  It is light gold in color, with a gentle taste of freshly sautéed fish.  It does not burn the throat or cause digestive problems.It seems to be a superior, non-rancid product with a high ratio of anti-inflammatory Omega 3 DHA to EPA.  It contains only the natural Vitamins D ... Keep Reading >

Mark Rogers Simply Human Lifestyle

Mark Rogers Simply Human Lifestyle podcast with Beverly Meyer

Want to simply be human?  Mark Rogers Simply Human Lifestyle website and podcasts coach us in the Four Pillars of the Simply Human Lifestyle. This podcast is a good primer for newcomers wanting to learn how to Eat, Sleep, Move, and Enjoy Life like real humans, not the over-stressed selves we want to leave behind.It's a good interview for folks with kids too.... see my notes on children below.  The link to play the show is at ... Keep Reading >

Whipped Honey Cinnamon Butter CocoGhee

Whipped Honey Cinnamon Butter with ghee

This yummy recipe is from Jessica Espinoza and Delicious Obsessions.   Whipped Honey Cinnamon Butter (using Coconut and Ghee)  is one of her favorites from hundreds on her site. Jessica shared this in our podcast interview about her passion for cooking, her struggles with weight and Hashimoto's, and the evolution of her great blog. Like me, Jessica can tolerate ghee but no other dairy. Whipping ghee and coconut ... Keep Reading >

Melissa Curtis Interviews Beverly: Candida and Hormones Preventing Weight Loss

Excess hormones prevent weight loss Interview with Melissa Curtis

How do Candida and excess hormones prevent weight loss?  I'm here on MelissaCurtis's show about weight and health for women over 40.  She writes and podcasts at her Fat To Fit: My Quest website.I shared with Melissa my belief that losing weight is never the body's priority.  It may be your personal priority, but the body has its own agenda!  Fighting infection, keeping the heart and lungs going and managing blood ... Keep Reading >