Updates for healthier ways to buy and eat eggs. Some may surprise you. How to Buy Healthy Eggs In the grocers, look for eggs labeled PASTURE-RAISED, such as Vital Farms. Pastured hens live outdoors in movable coops. In a Farmer's Market, ask the seller "what do you feed these chickens?" Eggs that are colored, speckled or slightly dirty don't mean the birds were pastured. They may have been raised in a fenced dirt area with no access to ... Keep Reading >
Are Keto, Paleo and Low Carb the Same?
Are Keto, Paleo and Low Carb the same? The answer is.... No... Yes... Sort of! Similar in many ways but different in others. New Clients often get these diets confused. Benefits of Keto, Paleo and Low Carb Weight Loss (if you need it) Reduced Triglycerides, HA1C Body Composition change (better waistline without hunger) Less bloating Less hunger, hearty meals Better mood and sleep due to stable blood sugar ... Keep Reading >
7 Keto Diet Pros and Cons
Confused by Keto Diet pros and cons? You're not alone... It's the most confusing and misunderstood "diet" I see with Clients. 7 Keto Diet Pros and Cons 1). CON: Too many different versions of Keto and/or Low Carb Depending on which Tweet, book, Pin or recipe you see today, your version may have total carbs anywhere from 2 - 49 gms. per day. Few people bother with Ketone Sticks and just stop eating fruits, starches and vegetables. ... Keep Reading >
Is Alzheimer’s Diabetes of the Brain?
Is Alzheimer's Diabetes of the brain? Alzheimer's has been called Diabetes Type 3 for more than a decade. Numerous studies are ongoing worldwide. This is great news for those wanting to protect the brain, despite their gene status. There is much you can do, at home, every day, to protect yourself from dementia. Here's a quote from one Alzheimers' website: The latest study to look at the effects of blood sugar levels on the brain has ... Keep Reading >
The Secret Reason Why Keto is So Popular
My secret reason why Keto is popular? My ideas may make you laugh or may make you mad, but hey it's just a blog, right? I've always started new clients with a hard look at diet rather than selling supplements and lab tests. "Food First" is my "Primal Diet - Modern Health" podcast motto. Clients may rebel and just want pills, but the goal is to FIX problems, not take people's money for a month or two while they continue to eat and live ... Keep Reading >
The Wahls Protocol Cooking For Life Book Review
The Wahls Protocol Cooking For Life book review and podcast highlights unique food and well-organized eating plans. Excellent nutrient-dense recipes and lifestyle suggestions support autoimmune or other chronic health issues. This is the third podcast I've done with Dr. Wahls. Find others here and here. Wahls neatly offers 3 levels of the Wahls Diet for every recipe; the (basic) Wahls Diet; Wahls Paleo; and Wahls Paleo Plus (Ketogenic). The ... Keep Reading >
Wired to Eat Book Review with Robb Wolf
Here's a fun Wired to Eat book review with Robb Wolf and his interview with Beverly Meyer. It's a Primal Diet - Modern Health podcast chat with all the scoop on Robb and his second book. Robb talks about his health history and his time as a Vegan struggling with Ulcerative Colitis. Then his breakthrough by observing how his Mom reacted to Grains, Legumes and Dairy. This led to his first book "The Paleo Solution" in 2010 and a huge change in ... Keep Reading >
Heal Your Pain Now Book Review and Interview
"Heal Your Pain Now" is a new kind of pain resolution book. Joe Tatta is a Doctor of Physical Therapy with a foundation in the Paleo Diet. He has several chapters on diet, then on movement, managing your mind and how perception affects healing. There are easy recipes and multiple supplement suggestions. Available here on Amazon in paperback, "Heal Your Pain Now" covers the obesity-pain connection, natural anti-inflammatories, phases of pain ... Keep Reading >
USDA Declares Cholesterol Safe!
Cholesterol was finally declared safe by the USDA in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines. The Guidelines from 2010 still suggested a maximum of 300 mg. of cholesterol daily from all food sources. That's 1 egg and 1 cup of chicken a day. Hold the omelette, butter, bacon, cheese, fish and steak.... After years of lobbying by the dairy and beef industries and complementary medicine physicians, the USDA Advisory Report finally (and quietly) noted in ... Keep Reading >
Intermittent Fasting Pros and Cons For Women
Before listing intermittent fasting pros and cons for women, first ask what is your definition of Intermittent Fasting? Various (and confusing) versions of IF include: Don't eat between 7 PM and 7 AM Only eat during a 6 or 8 hour window, such as 12 PM to 7 PM Just skip breakfast Reduce calories by only eating twice daily (calorie restriction) Eat all you want in the hours allotted (no calorie restriction) Fast anytime you ... Keep Reading >
Balance Your Microbiome Bacteria with Chris Kelly
Chris Kelly of Nourish Balance Thrive joins me in this Primal Diet - Modern Health podcast on how to balance your Microbiome bacteria. We talk about SIBO testing, Organic Acids urine testing, proper stool testing and how to get good and bad gut bacteria in balance on a Paleo Diet. Chris mentions helpful plant foods that feed the good bacteria, such as dandelion leaves, endive, Jerusalem artichokes, onions, garlic and the cruciferous ... 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 >