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Is Paleo a Fad?

Real, True Paleo isn’t. What is, however, very likely a fad, is the growing trend of more and more companies using the word at leisure to describe foods (in some cases, more along the lines of food by-products) that may have once been kind of Paleo but are now so far outside the scope of […]

Consumer Reports’ Ideas of Healthy Food Choices for College Students Is Way Off

Consumer Reports, perhaps you should stick to recommendations on household products and cars, and not venture into the food category if the recent piece on tips to keep college students healthy is a representation of what you’re going to suggest. A piece published online yesterday, entitled ‘Healthy Foods for College Students to Eat‘ was so […]

Rethinking, Not Replacing

Perhaps this is where it all starts; the idea that we simply need to replace commonly found food items in our meals with something similar to them, rather than rethinking the entire approach to eating. Let’s take bread as an example. For many, it’s a mainstay at all meals of the day; whole wheat toast […]

It Is SO All About The Diet!

How did we ever come up with the idea that the winning formula to the body we’ve always wanted is: “exercise for ‘x’ number of minutes per day (possibly hating every minute of it )+ eat ‘healthfully’ but ‘with everything in moderation”? It is not. What you eat is far more than half the equation. […]

Monstrous

The other day I was doing a track workout at the local high school and preparation had ensued for that evening’s 4th of July festivities. Since it was to be a family affair, everything that was being set up was indicative of the typical barbecue- red checked tablecloths, cases and cases of hot dog and […]

The Cardboard Phase

What the heck is that? It came back from one of the first times I was having a conversation with a client who had asked whether it was hard to keep true to my Paleo lifestyle and how I dealt with the ‘cravings for breads, pastas and cookies’ she assumed I must be having after […]

Food First, Pills Later

It happens time and time again. A friend, or family member or blog reader shares their all too similar tale: They’ve gone to their doctor after not feeling great and have come home with a fist full of prescriptions. The doctor hasn’t asked about what they eat, whether or not they engage in any physical […]