After Thanksgiving there’s usually an abundance of leftovers, which makes for the perfect opportunity to get creative with next-day meals. This homemade paleo turkey soup is one of our favorite go-to recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers and is ideal for when you don’t feel too ambitious in the kitchen after cooking up a storm the day […]
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The Roman poet Juvenal is believed to have coined the phrase: “A sound mind in a healthy body” [latin: Mens sana in corpore sano].This is something that we should all make our goal. Health from the cellular level outward requires a variety of strategies, from detoxification to nutrition and exercise.
If you think I am crazy for choosing to jump in an ice filled bath of water at near freezing temperatures, you are wrong. No different than the average joe, after I signed up for this once in a lifetime, 3-day weekend seminar, I frequently thought to myself, “Why am I doing this?“ After all, […]
Could you have a Calcium deficiency on Paleo? Ask yourself this – are you actually eating 3 cups of collards or kale every day? And a tin of sardines with bones? If not, you could have a Calcium deficiency even with Paleo foods. Here’s why, and here’s a list of the few calcium-rich foods we […]
Do you feel like your trapped at Guantanimo Bay waiting to be water boarded by your relatives who don’t understand your gluten allergy during the holidays? Our office manager Winter feels this way. She just discovered she is gluten intolerant. Plagued with abdominal cramping, migraine headaches, nightmare menstrual cycles, mood swings, irritability, and a general […]
The microbiome is often described as an ecosystem, but what does that mean really? To understand this, we really have to use a bigger analogy, one that applies to an ecosystem that we can see. A video about the wolves of Yellowstone National Park has been making the rounds on Facebook (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysa5OBhXz-Q), and it does […]
There’s nothing like charcoal-grilled meat. It’s not just the food itself, although that’s amazing. It’s the entire experience: being outside in fresh (albeit smokey) air, the sizzle when you slap that meat down on the hot grill, the smell of the smoke. Even the tools we use when grilling are bigger and savager and more […]
“Every time I have the thought that I want to harm my husband, I have to spend about 15-20 minutes organizing the utensils in our drawer just perfectly. It’s exhausting and so disturbing. I love him more than anyone in the world.” For Amy, this was her daily reality, on 40mg of Prozac, when she […]
Showtime: Tuesday, November 24th at 6pm PT / 9pm ET Are you ready for Thanksgiving this Thursday? Join my mom, Jacque and I, as we talk about how to have healthy Thanksgiving and stay happy and sane all season long! Hosted by Dr. Lauren “Lo” Noel, owner of Shine Natural Medicine.
Between 2009 and 2014, I was solely focused on CrossFit and eating paleo. In 2014 I got my weight to around 185 pounds, up from 155 pounds in 2009. At 185, I was at my goal weight, and had roughly a 5-7% body fat percentage. I could squat 355 pounds and my lifts for other […]