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Fear and Loathing at the Dinner Table

This post was written by Amy Berger.  Amy is working on her Masters Degree in Nutrition and holds a Bachelors in Creative Writing.  She has put together an excellent primer on all things antinutrient. Enjoy! Phytates, oxalates, and goitrogens, oh my! If you’re new to the world of antinutrients, these harmful substances can seem as… Continue Reading

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Type 1 Diabetes: The Numbers Don’t Lie

Editors Note: Paleo eating appears to benefit quite an array of health conditions. Many are autoimmune in nature, all appear to share characteristics of systemic inflammation. Type 1 diabetes is one of the most devilish conditions to address because of the dual activity of autoimmune disease and increased systemic inflammation due to glucose dysregualtion. Standard of Care dictates that one should eat ample carbohydrates… Continue Reading

Fish Oil from Green Pasture's

Fish Oil

Ahhh…fish oil. A whole industry built around supplying us with something that should be a natural part of our food supply. Prior to the 1970’s meat and dairy in the United states was still grass fed so we received ample amounts of the main constituents of fish oil, EPA and DHA, as part of our… Continue Reading

Of Mice and Morons

I’ve received a number of questions about this recent paper, the official title being “Pathway to diabetes through attenuation of pancreatic beta cell glycosylation and glucose transport” but the popular media title usually running something like: “High fat diet causes diabetes.” The only thing I’ve seen popularized more in the media, only to be subsequently proven… Continue Reading

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Your Child’s Health Starts in the Gut

ALL DISEASES BEGIN IN THE GUT -Hippocrates,460-370 BC Many children and adults have digestive problems that they are not even aware of. Colic, bloating, flatulence, diarrhea, constipation, feeding difficulties,  trouble sleeping, and many other “chronic” but accepted maladies.When looking at a child with digestive problems, the majority of cases will have started at or around… Continue Reading

Clearing up Kidney Confusion: Introduction

From Kon-Tiki to Kidneys: Let the Evidence Speak I’ve been talking about and studying this paleo nutrition/evolutionary medicine idea since late 1998 when I first ran across the topic. It’s impossible to describe how much the landscape has changed and how much more we know…Holy CATS…13 years later! If you’ve read my book or just… Continue Reading

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Sh*t Fox News Says

I always knew the “battle” would not come from the vegan crowd, but from corn fed middle-America and all the entangling alliances therein. The recent Fox “News” piece (Fair? Balanced? Objective?) on grass fed vs grain fed beef was likely the first shot across the bow of what will be quite an interesting showdown between… Continue Reading