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Pint-sized Paleos:
Why a Paleolithic Diet is Healthy For Your Children

Shout-out to all parents or future parents- this one’s for you! Are you following a Paleo/real food diet but concerned about transitioning your children to something similar? What specific concerns do you have? Perhaps you’re worried that they won’t get enough in the way of vitamins or nutrients, affecting growth and development? Maybe you’re concerned […]

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 […]

Why 20 ppm Isn’t Gluten-Free Enough: Decoding the new FDA gluten-free food labeling rule

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a final rule on gluten-free food labeling.  The new rule standardizes the definition of “gluten-free” to indicate that the food is either inherently gluten-free or must not contain any ingredient that is, “1) a gluten-containing grain (e.g., spelt wheat); 2) derived from a gluten-containing grain that has […]

Could These Seven Foods Be Causing Your Weight Gain?

Food Allergy “Fat” “Fat” that comes with food sensitivities is a characterized by bloating and fluid retention that many people experience when they ingest these top seven food allergens. Eating foods that interfere with our body’s chemistry causes tissue swelling, abdominal bloating or even facial puffiness that may have the appearance of real fat. In […]

3 Steps to Recover After Getting Glutened

If you are gluten intolerant or have celiac disease you know all too well about accidentally ingesting gluten — otherwise known as getting “glutened.” The outward manifestation of getting glutened may be different for everyone, and can cause a variety of symptoms such as brain fog, diarrhea, constipation, headache, rash, weakness, joint pain, swelling, vomiting, […]

What Does a Nutritionist Eat?

When I tell people I’m a nutritionist, they usually assume I’m vegetarian. I have to laugh, because I have strong opinions about vegetarianism and veganism. If you’ve read my story, you’ll see I was vegetarian for a good part of my life, but it didn’t serve me well in the end. I now I focus […]

The Weight Loss Conundrum

Disclaimer: this post expresses my personal opinions. Fancy that. On my blog too. And guess what, this opinion may even be different to yours. You can let me know if you agree or disagree with the views expressed here. You might even go as far as to tell me that I am wrong. I may […]