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What Your Dog & Your Diabetic Uncle Have in Common

Guest post written by: Amy Marshall   It’s your family’s customary night out for dinner at your average chain restaurant. It’s a special occasion because your favorite uncle was able to make it, but your heart sinks with each labored step he makes toward your table.  It wasn’t that long Read more…

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Carbohydrates: Let’s All Take a Breath

Guest post written by: Amy Berger   Dr. David Perlmutter’s appearance on episode 200 of the Paleo Solution podcast stirred up a bit of controversy. It was disconcerting to hear one of the premier clinicians in the field of neurology present a hardline stance concerning carbohydrate consumption. With many of Read more…

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The Shelves Overfloweth With New Paleo Reading (and Cooking) Material…

Remember when the only paleo books on the market were “The Paleo Diet” and “The Paleo Solution”? It was a time before iPads and smart phones, back when we still had to read books with pages… Honestly, I’m not entirely sure how we survived… Well, lucky for us we are Read more…

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Prostate Cancer and Omega-3 Fats

Howdy folks! This is going to be quick and likely full of type-o’s, I just want to get this posted and I’m not even going to pester Squatchy with a proof-read, so please accept it, warts and all. I’ve been hammering on the nutrition cert and the only way I get any Read more…

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Serotonin Deficiency and Food Cravings

Written by: Kevin Cann             The more I meet with people and get to know them the more I have realized that we may have another epidemic here in America that is not often addressed, serotonin deficiency.  Antidepressants are the most common medication prescribed in the United States (Olfson, 2009).  Read more…

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Antioxidants And Pesky Free Radicals

Written by: Kevin Cann             We have all heard about free radicals and antioxidants.  Understanding the mechanisms of both within our bodies is an important factor when we are deciding the foods to make as staples of our diets.  All diseases increase free radicals.  So this means if we up Read more…

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Stress and The Food Reward System

Written by: Kevin Cann   Understanding the dynamics of weight loss has always been a hot topic in the literature, and will continue to be until we can fully understand the dynamic components of the disease.  Most people will attempt various diet and/or exercise programs in feeble attempts to shed Read more…

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Sepsis and Type 2 Diabetes: Cut From The Same Cloth?

Written by: Judah Boulet As we learn more and more about disease states, there tends to be more and more overlap between the pathology of acute inflammatory conditions and the pathology of 21st century chronic disease.  At his SUNY New Paltz lecture in February, Robb introduced some correlations between Sepsis Read more…

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Diet, Stress, and Your Neurotransmitters

Written by: Kevin Cann Stress and obesity have a strong link in our society.  In order to combat the obesity epidemic effectively we need to recognize the connection and handle the underlying stressors.  A group of hormones that are released when we are stressed are called glucocorticoids.  These glucocorticoids remain Read more…

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How Inflammation Affects Our Hypothalamus and Hunger Response

Written By: Kevin Cann             Our lifestyles are much different than those of our Paleolithic ancestors.  Our ancestors had to worry about predators, food shortages, and droughts.  They had plenty of down time to relax and unwind and had to be active to forage for food.  Currently, none of this Read more…

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