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An Antidote for Alzheimer’s

Guest post written by: Amy Berger   The idea of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) as “diabetes of the brain” or “type 3 diabetes” is gaining traction. Posts about it have appeared on this site, and Robb was kind enough to let me write one of my own a while back, in response to a podcast interview… Continue Reading

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Go Down Swinging…

This post was written by Russ Blanck, a 56-year old police officer who adopted CrossFit and a Paleo lifestyle as a means to maximize his functional fitness.  CrossFit and Paleo have helped him achieve his goals.  He works and trains alongside officers 20 to 30 years younger than him.  As a certified emergency manager he provides logistical… Continue Reading

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The Benefits of the Paleo Diet in Post Operative Care

Guest post written by: Dr. Levi Harrison Orthopedic Surgeon www.drleviharrison.com   As an orthopedic surgeon, I have been a strong advocate of the Paleo Diet for my patients. I highly recommend this type of lifestyle eating strategy for patients before and after surgery. I discuss this nutritional plan with them and they present it to… Continue Reading

Thank You From A Medical Provider

hello! This is a long winded thank you… I have to say I love listening to your podcasts, and thoroughly enjoy the candid banter!  I am a Physician Assistant/medical provider for the Department of Defense, and let me tell you, I am dealing with all of the issues you discuss on your program on a… Continue Reading

Medical Waste

Guest post written by: Anonymous   In my third year of medical school, I nearly failed one of the notoriously easier clerkships: family medicine.   My preceptor – a morbidly obese, overworked woman – had urged me repeatedly over the course of the six-week rotation to speed up my office visits.  She insisted that I… Continue Reading

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What Is The Origin of Cancer?

Written by: Travis M Christofferson It is cancer biology’s Most Fundamental question:  What is the origin of cancer?   The symbols are everywhere.  Pink ribbons, Yellow LIVESTRONG bracelets, billboards advertising Race’s for Cures, T-shirts, and media reports hinting at blockbuster new drugs that are always just around the corner.  All of them, taken together, give… Continue Reading

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Dentistry in Harmony with Nature

By Alex Shvartsman, DDS, MAGD, AIOMT   I have been following the Paleo Diet since 2001, after reading Lauren Cordain’s The Paleo Diet. As a Biology major, and student of human evolution it just made sense. I have fallen off the wagon many times, succumbing to sugars sweet and deadly call. But Robb Wolf’s The… Continue Reading

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Evolutionary Medicine Talk Via Specialty Health

Hey folks! Just wanted to let y’all know that I’ll be doing a talk with former US Navy SEAL Kirk Parsley MD. I’ll be covering a greatly expanded Evolutionary Medicine talk while Doc Parsley will cover his experience using EM in the SEAL population. Date: Friday, June 7th Time: 6:30 Pm Place: Nevada Museum of Art Cost: $20 Presentation… Continue Reading