Here I am with Author Janie Bowthorpe of "Stop the Thyroid Madness" interview - she joins me for this lively podcast discussion on thyroid dysfunction - how to recognize it, run correct labs, look for contributing factors such as adrenal and gluten problems, and much more. (Click below to listen or go to iTunes). Her book, blog and Facebook groups offer patient-to-patient problem solving and solutions from around the world. Have YOU been told ... Keep Reading >
A simple recipe for mayonnaise that is anything but basic. Try this mayo on your next salad or sandwich! Let me know how this works for you! It's from one of my staff at the Diet & Health Center. SIMPLE MAYONNAISE INGREDIENTS 1 tsp salt 1 tsp dry mustard powder 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 egg 1 cup walnut oil or light olive oil (not regular oil - it's too strong) INSTRUCTIONS Place in hand blender container, ... Keep Reading >
Do-It-Yourself Thyroid Tests
Your doctor may not be running the correct thyroid tests for you, or may be missing a few. Here's information on finding a do it yourself thyroid test. This article has a list of bloodwork to ask for, in addition to what's below. My Primal Diet - Modern Health podcast guest Janie Bowthorpe of "Stop the Thyroid Madness" will talk about this. To hear the show, subscribe to my iTunes link here, or check my website's Podcast page to download or ... Keep Reading >
Breaking the Weight Loss Plateau: PODCAST
The "Grass Fed Girl" (Caitlin Weeks) joins me to get personal about losing weight, breaking through the weight loss plateau, and learning HOW to keep fit and healthy. We talk about keeping a food journal, what amounts of carbs are OK to eat, and the importance of reducing your biggest stressors. Caitlin coaches clients on nutrition, fitness, and thyroid issues, based on her own experiences with Hashimoto's thyroid. Find her at ... Keep Reading >
Is It Bad to Cheat On Your Diet?
Planning a holiday? Ready to show everyone how well your new low-starch Diet and lifestyle choices are working? Are you already planning to cheat on your diet? Holiday time is NOT the best time to cheat on your diet! You're planning on having fun, right? So eating Mom's pumpkin pie made-from-scratch with flour, sugar, and milk is going to make quite an impact on your happy sugar-free, grain-free gut! I hear this so often from my Diet ... Keep Reading >
Is Ghee Good?
Humans did not eat dairy until we domesticated animals 10,000 to 40,000 years ago. Our immune systems evolved to understand and allow human milk as food, but not the dairy from other animals. Over time, certain cultures became dependent on the dairy of different mammals: horse, camel, yak, sheep and goat. Eventually we bred a type of cattle and began to have cow's milk. Milk products were, obviously, organic and free-range, with no ... Keep Reading >
What’s a Paleo Recipe?
Welcome to my Recipes! I've assembled some great ones from other Paleo-friendly websites. These recipes are Low-Starch, Gluten-Free, and contain no grains, potatoes, sugars or beans. They're great for Diabetics, Athletes, and ordinary folks needing some simple new foods! My Diet For Human Beings, a version of the Paleo Diet or Primal Blueprint Diet, suggests that we eat the way our digestive systems actually EVOLVED to eat. Since we are not ... Keep Reading >
P.F. Paleo Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Even though this recipe is fresh, light, and easy, it has loads of flavor. Paleo Chicken Lettuce Wraps are popular at many restaurants, and here's your own homemade version. This recipe comes from Michelle at cavegirlcuisine.net. It's one of her most popular recipes. Check out her book and website for many, many more! ... Keep Reading >
Can Sleep Save Your Life?
You deserve to get better sleep naturally. Here's some thoughts on how sleep can save your life. Humans have evolved to sleep in the dark and wake in the light. Complex hormonal, immune and neurological systems depend on a consistent light/dark sleep schedule. Growth hormone is released by the pituitary after we fall asleep. It promotes new cell growth, old cell repair, and communicates with other vital hormone systems such as cortisol ... Keep Reading >
Everything I Know About Health in a One-Hour: PODCAST
"Everything I Know About Health in a One-Hour Podast" is my last show on the Voice America network! Stay with me for much more on the paleo diet and health benefits I talk about each show. I will be podcasting from my own website network before Thanksgiving 2012, so you'll need to go to iTunes or to my website and RESUBSCRIBE to the show to get it. Don't miss my one year plan for changing your life forever. I'll lay out a to-do list that ... Keep Reading >