Exercise is not only important for your body, it is also extremely important for your mind. Who we are as people is shaped by our ideologies, our habits, our fears and our hopes—all of these things are dependent on your memory. Hitting the gym is great for your physique, but strengthening your ability to retain […]
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Ha! The joke’s on you!I “cheated” on my Whole30 challenge last weekend as an experiment to help demonstrate what can happen when you diverge from your real food menu, and reintroduce sugars and alcohol too early. Yes, yes, I took one for the team to show the affects: sluggishness, depression, fatigue, lack of motivation, lack […]
I’m so excited to have friend and fellow health practitioner, Erin Knight, offer to do a guest post! Erin is trained in Functional Diagnostic Nutrition and nutrigenomics, and today, she is sharing some wonderful crockpot tips! I love my crockpot, especially as the weather starts to cool off. The thought of warm, comforting soups, stews, […]
Over the last several years, I’ve written extensively about the importance of nutrition, physical activity, stress management, sleep, social connection, pleasure, and spending time outdoors. There’s no doubt that these factors are vital for all of us. But it’s also true that there are other factors that are just as important to our health, yet […]
Last month, the NY Times Well Blog dropped a piece discussing the results of a recent study of how endurance runners alter their stride as they age. Investigators observed a group of 110 experienced runners aged 23 to 59 making their way around a track. Runners under 40 tended to display greater lower leg activity […]
^^^Here I am, still smiling at 39.999999 years old. Turning 30 use to scare the hell out of me. I thought 30 was old. I wanted to stay in my 20’s forever. I remember my mom in her 30’s, and thinking “man, my mom is old” (I hope she’s not reading this, she’s 70 years […]
What is Ketosis? Essentially, ketosis is when you consume very low amounts of carbohydrates which will deplete your liver of glycogen and your body will have to burn fat instead of glucose for fuel. When your body starts to burn these fats they produce KETONES as a byproduct. Basically, going “very” low carbohydrate […]
Will Revak of OraWellness.com interviewed me about gum disease and the importance of nutrition and lifestyle. The video interview was posted on October 10, 2015, although the interview was recorded at the beginning of 2015. Here is the link. It runs 56 minutes.
Here’s Madelaine’s brief answer to an interview question she recieved from Suburban Woman magazine: Q: What is the true story behind cholesterol? #1 Not all fat is bad, neither is all cholesterol. Both healthy fats and balanced amounts of cholesterol are absolutely essential for healthy cellular function. #2 Bloodwork: It’s all about the balance of […]
Dietary dogma and nutritive identities aside, vegans, vegetarians and the Paleo groups all have a shared common goal… The post 10 Paleo Sources of Protein That Aren’t Meat appeared first on Paleo Blog.