Are there valid reasons to avoid coconut oil, meat, milk or water? Should coconuts be off the menu? My clients occasionally do see problems with coconuts (and I do too). Sometimes it's the oil and sometimes the meat or milk. Self-experimentation is one of the cornerstones of the Paleo/Ancestral lifestyle. Here are 6 reasons to try a coconut-free experiment. Should you avoid coconut oil, milk or flour with Herpes or Shingles? Coconuts ... Keep Reading >
How Many Vegetables And Fruits Do I Need?
How many vegetables and fruits do I need a day? I believe adults and teens need 6 to 9 servings daily of vegetables and fruits. Mostly vegetables... This will provide the majority of your carbohydrate intake, and avoids excess starchy, fattening carbs that are hard to digest and cause swings in your blood sugar. For now, let's take a closer look at carbohydrates.... In my DVD, The Diet For Human Beings, I suggest that humans are not ... Keep Reading >
Can Eggs Cause Gallbladder Problems?
Can eggs cause Gallbladder Problems? Yes! I have seen many client's digestive and Gallbladder symptoms improve after eliminating eggs. If you've already lost your gall bladder, even more reason to study this connection now. What Does the Gallbladder Do? The liver makes bile and sends it to the Gallbladder under the liver. It concentrates and stores bile until needed to digest fats. The Gallbladder is connected to the top of the small ... Keep Reading >
How to Do a Paleo Elimination Diet
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 >
How to Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Food
Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome with food, and go for a lasting resolution. If you have diarrhea, oily stools, gas or gut pain, my version of the Elimination Diet and Low Fodmaps Diet for IBS is worth a try. NOTE: THIS WON'T BE EASY BUT THE PAYOFF CAN BE HUGE! IBS at its simplest is just two things: incomplete digestion and improper absorption of food (they're different). Inflammation of the gut and yeast or bacterial overgrowth are part of ... Keep Reading >
What is the Best Diet For Human Beings?
The best diet for human beings includes the foods we evolved to eat. What our teeth, enzymes and intestines can process. My article and Primal Diet - Modern Health Podcast here called "What To Eat On the Paleo Diet: The Definitive Guide" will give lots more details about what to eat and why when you finish reading this article. We didn't used to eat hybridized grains, sugars, or dairy products. We did eat fishes and animals and gathered ... Keep Reading >
Keep Calcium Out of Your Arteries! The Vitamin K2 Heart Disease Link
The Vitamin K2 heart disease link is intriguing. Just as the calcium in hard water can clog pipes and ruin your dishwasher and sprinklers, calcium can be incorrectly deposited in the lining of our arteries. If we don't have enough Vitamin K2 to place the calcium properly in bones and teeth, it can land in places you don't want it. Calcium in the arteries is part of Atherosclerosis - hardening of the arteries. When arteries become narrow, ... Keep Reading >
50 Ingredients for Low Carb Paleo Smoothies Without Recipes
Low Carb Paleo Smoothies are a great way to help get plenty of cooked, wilted or pureed veggies daily. Mix and match the 50 low carb ingredients below in a Nutri-Bullet, BlendTec or Vita Mix. (A regular blender won't work). HINT: Buy a BlendTec or Vitamix refurbished. 50 Ingredients for Easy Paleo Smoothies with no recipes! Each Smoothie Bowl will be different, depending on what's on hand. Most combinations taste good but you can quickly blend ... Keep Reading >
GABA and Serotonin Deficiency: The Brain Quiz
Here's an intro to GABA and Serotonin deficiency and a short Brain Quiz to help tell the two apart. Welcome to your Brain! GABA and Serotonin are our two main inhibitory neurotransmitters. Inhibitory sounds like a bad thing, but we need balance between excitatory and inhibitory in the body. Just as there's light and dark, and fast and slow, we need both in balance. Why do we need Inhibitory and Excitatory Neurotransmitters in ... Keep Reading >
Get Cooking and Get Well With 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 health management. ... Keep Reading >
Rosita Extra Virgin Cod Liver Oil
Rosita raw, extra virgin cod liver oil is a completely unique product. It's so new, it's 1000's of years old. Rosita Cod Liver Oil is not "fermented" or soaked in a vat of brine like Blue Ice brand. It's light gold in color, with a taste of freshly sautéed fish. I have found it doesn't burn the throat or cause digestive problems. This superior, non-rancid product has a high ratio of anti-inflammatory Omega 3 DHA to EPA. DHA is more ... Keep Reading >
How To Prepare Fermented Foods: Book Review and Interview With Lisa Herndon
Here's an excellent step by step guide on how to prepare fermented foods at home. It includes all the hows and whys of homemade Ketchup, Mayo, Chutney, Kimchee, Kefir, Kraut and more... Enjoy these highlights from my interview with author Lisa Herndon (see podcast link below or on my iTunes page). This is the second edition of "Lisa's Counter Culture: Pickles and Other Well Bred Foods". Lisa and I also spoke last year in this podcast ... Keep Reading >