A nice, relaxed meal; a slow walk on a sunny spring day; time alone with loved ones. It’s an accepted wisdom that the little things in life are often the most enjoyable. The more you allow yourself to stay in the moment and focus in on the simple pleasures, the better your overall quality of […]
Primal Docs member Dr. David Jockers will be hosting a “21st Century Weight Loss” webinar on Monday, September 16th at 7pm (EST). Dr. Jockers will be speaking about how to: Balance Your Hormones with SuperFood Nutrition Turn from a Sugar Burner to a Potent Fat Burner 10 Hidden Nutritional Secrets for Effective Weight Webinar is Free!
I frequently get asked if I recommend the flu vaccine. My answer is simple… a healthy immune system is the best defense against colds and flu. If you have an immune deficiency or other serious illness it may be appropriate. However, for the rest of us, strengthening your innate immunity is the key! Besides, who willingly has formaldehyde, […]
I was thinking about all of you today. It was a really rough, stressful day for me and who knew that eating healthy is WAY more difficult when you’re stressed out!? I thought it was important to let you know that even as a dietitian who follows a real food approach, I struggle with making […]
As a functional medicine physician, I believe that inflammation is the root cause of most illnesses. Whether you struggle with digestion, energy, depression, or weight, my approach to healing always aims to reduce inflammation. The majority of our inflammation comes from our diets and our guts. For this reason, my first step in helping to […]
When I first started my healing journey on first the GAPS diet and then Paleo, I avoided traveling because I was worried about how I was going to maintain the diet. For those who follow this lifestyle but don’t have actual food sensitivities, it may be a bit easier. A little indulgence now and then […]
The problem with eating a ton of healthy food is that you may be over consuming calories. Mainstream media and fitness experts often tout the benefits of berries, avocados and dark chocolate. Do they have benefits? Yes. Does this give you permission to eat these foods whenever you want? Absolutely not. Berries contain sugar, avocados […]
The numbers of people with dementia are expected to more than double in 30 years and outpace both heart disease and cancer in terms of cost. Because dementia can take root in the brain years or decades before symptoms appear, you can take action now to avoid becoming part of this skyrocketing statistic. Today, nearly […]
It happens to all of us. When I first started following The Paleo Diet back in 2005, I definitely had a slip up or two. After having cut gluten and found all my GI symptoms disappearing in a matter of days, I was nearly completely convinced. It was right around Christmas time and I was […]
Are you curious to know what’s really happening inside your body when you eat your morning bagel or bowl of cereal? What is gluten? Gluten is a protein made up of the peptides gliadin and glutenin and it is found in many grains such as wheat, semolina, spelt, kamut, rye and barley. Gluten (from Latin, […]
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