Posts By Squatchy

Jenna before and after

Paleo Helps Change A World Changer

Let’s be honest, sexy sells; but there’s a lot more to me than this bared body you see. Now that I have your attention though, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jenna Phillips. I’m the founder of I’m On A Mission, a Transformational Wellness company. I began this Read more…

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Nutrition and Depression

Written by: Kevin Cann             Depression is one of the biggest problems our society faces today.  According to the National Institute of Health, one quarter of the population of the United States suffers from depression.  This trend is not expected to change anytime in the near future.  According to the Read more…

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Beating Dermatomyositis and IBS with a Paleo Diet

By: Paul Hile & Grace Osborne   Months after my fiancée (Grace) and I had begun dating, a large deer, not much of a high jumper, leapt through our windshield on the way to her folk’s house in west Illinois. The accident was a bloody mess, and the blood wasn’t Read more…

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Caffeine and Performance

Written by: Kevin Cann             Caffeine and coffee consumption are always hot topics, whether it be for general consumption or athletic performance.  To understand if it can be a benefit in the diet we must first understand the mechanisms of action of caffeine.  The main course of action that our Read more…

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To Eat or Not To Eat, That Is The Question.

A hot topic in nutrition groups for a while now has been how many times a day should one eat, and intermittent fasting (IF).  Are more meals better, or fewer meals?  Should I try IF, or is it bad for me?  The problem with these questions is that it all depends on the individual.  In a study done by Holmstrup in 2010, he showed that eating fewer meals had better results on insulin production.  In normal weight individuals the group consuming six meals had higher glucose and insulin levels than the group that ate 3 meals (Holmstrup, 2010).  I took this study a little bit further.

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Might As Well Face It, You’re Addicted To…Food?

Written by: Kevin Cann   Losing weight is never an easy task.  There are a number of lifestyle factors that we must change in order to achieve the goals that we desire.  Beginning an appropriate exercise program, eating better, and better managing our stress are all factors in a successful Read more…

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In Search of The Perfect Human Diet available for pre-order!

  That’s right, the wait is almost over. In Search of The Perfect Human Diet is now available for pre-order on DVD, and will be shipping February 29th! Check out the trailer:   No your eyes aren’t deceiving you. They actually made a documentary “by filming interviews and explorations with Read more…

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Tried it all, stumbled onto The Solution: How Jeremy lost weight and improved with a Paleo diet

Testimonial from: Jeremy H. I grew up an athlete, a pretty good one even. I made it into my 20’s fairly lean and strong. Like most, I got wrapped up in every day life, work, stress, eating and drinking. I’m 5’8″ and in my 20’s got up to 245 lbs. Read more…

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Carb Addiction: Cake Is The New Crack

Written by: Kevin Cann             Ever found it hard to cut those sweets out of your diet?  In my practice this typically tends to be one of the biggest hurdles in achieving optimal wellness.  We have all seen our population’s obesity rate rise continuously as well as the prevalence of Read more…

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The Carbohydrate Loading Conundrum

Written by: Kevin Cann Carbohydrate loading is a dietary means that has been used to improve performance in endurance athletes.  The theory behind carbohydrate loading is to maximize the stored amount of carbohydrates in our body, as glycogen, to yield more energy.  This is done in two steps.  The first Read more…

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