A Paleo Elimination Diet is useful to look for food intolerances and digestive issues. But foods can also cause a wide variety of symptoms: rashes, throat clearing, snoring, reflux, pain in various areas of the body and more. Steps For a Paleo Elimination Diet 1). First, let's assume you are eating what I call "true and correct Paleo". Misconceptions about Paleo occur when you use information from random sources rather than people who work with ... Keep Reading >
Heart Disease and Cholesterol | What Does the Science Say?
Heart disease and cholesterol science evidence says that heart disease is both more complex and more simple than eating (or not eating) bacon and eggs. Cholesterol does NOT cause heart disease. Many, many independent studies confirm this. This article explains how even the USDA agreed with this in 2015. Heart Disease and Cholesterol Science? What We Hear #1). Cholesterol causes fatty deposits that clog arteries and impair blood flow, leading ... Keep Reading >
Blueberry Pudding Cake with Coconut Cream
Blueberry Pudding Cake is a great recipe anytime you're in the mood for blueberries, fresh or frozen. Partner them with almond flour and the coconut cream concentrate known as coconut butter. Coconut butter is not the same thing as coconut oil or coconut milk. It's ground coconut meat, like almond butter, but smooth and creamy. It can be used as a spread or flavoring in many foods, and adds a nice sweetness to this cake. I use Honeyville ... Keep Reading >
Managing Herpes Without Prescription Medications
Managing Herpes without prescription medications is what I do for my own health and with Clients. The right combination of herbs, amino acids, diet and stress management can work in both acute and recurring infections. The Herpes family is a large one and includes HSV1, HSV2, Shingles, Epstein Barr and ChickenPox (among others). Having struggled with all of these except HSV1 I have learned how to manage them without medications. I have ... Keep Reading >
How to Be An Entrepreneur in the New Economy
It's time to be an entrepreneur in our new economy. Things won't be "normal" for a long time but there are many ways to earn spending money and maybe create bigger things for the future. I've been an entrepreneur since I was young, creating multiple businesses, large and small. I imported and sold leather clothing from Spain in the 70's, owned the largest dinnerware and cookware store in the Southeast in the 70's and 80's, and opened a chain ... Keep Reading >
Eggs in Purgatory – – Paleo Style!
Eggs In Purgatory - Paleo Style! What a great name for this entree. There are lots of ways to make this yummy egg and tomato sauce dish, but most include bread or pasta. I make it in ramekins to eat as is - no gluten-free pasta required. Or in a large oven-proof skillet to carefully spoon out each serving so you don't break the egg. This version includes Italian Sausage, so it's meatier than the vegetarian classics. It makes a more ... Keep Reading >
Dangerously Easy Coconut Oil Fudge
This easy coconut oil fudge is fast and tasty. It's loaded with healthy coconut oil that's easy to digest and good for your metabolism. I have served this at parties and people always ask for the recipe. When they hear there are only 5 ingredients (and no cooking) it's a rush to write it down. Gluten free, sugar free, dairy free. Give it a try but lock it up so it doesn't disappear all at once. This recipe makes thin squares of fudge. If ... Keep Reading >
Preventative Support for Virus and Flu
Preventative support for virus and flu is different from what to do if you get sick. The better your health the better your recovery. Don't take Echinacea or other immune boosters when you are well. It can cause problems. Save it for when/if you get sick. People with chronic respiratory issues, especially older people in less than optimal health or on immune-suppressant drugs are more at risk for illness. And those with a weakened immune ... Keep Reading >
How To Order Blood Tests Without a Doctor
You can order blood tests without a doctor. It can be faster and cheaper and you run what you want, when you want. Insurance will not cover it but if you don't have insurance or aren't due for your annual this is a great option. If you have quick access to a doctor who'll run the exact tests someone else suggested, that's fine. But this is often not the case. Functional Medicine Doctors (or FM Coaches like me) sometimes run unusual labs and ... Keep Reading >
Are Bone Broth and Collagen Safe with Herpes?
Are bone broth and collagen safe with Herpes or Epstein Barr viruses? If you are using collagen powder or bone broth for your daily soup or smoothie you may be making a mistake. Broth and Collagen can be excellent protein choices when you are well. But if you struggle with recurring Herpes, Shingles or EBV these protein foods feed Retroviruses with high Arginine. Most people are aware that Herpes is activated by stress and high Arginine ... Keep Reading >
Heavy Metals in Baby Food: What to Avoid
A large 2019 study found heavy metals in baby foods. Dozens of well-known brands and products were tested. Arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury were found in 95% of the 13 types of products tested: cereals, snack foods, fruits, juices and vegetables. Smaller tests have been run but this was a large study of 168 products in 61 brands. "Healthy Babies Bright Futures" study was published in Consumer Reports and many industry journals in October ... Keep Reading >
The Vital Blood Test for Post-Menopausal Women
This blood test for post-menopausal women may be unfamiliar to you. Your doctor may have never have ordered it or probably ignored it. Vital Ferritin Blood Test for Post-Menopausal Women Ferritin measures the amount of iron stored in the body outside of the red blood cells. Women with no menstrual cycles can accumulate iron in joints, veins, the heart, pancreas and liver. This can cause joint pain, diabetes, hypertension, strokes, ... Keep Reading >