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A Few Good Snacks…

So last week was Halloween and let’s face it – some of the ‘treats’ that may have found (or are still finding) their way into your mouth are downright scary.  Did you know that there are 25 ingredients in Plain M&M’s, 19 in a Snickers bar and 28 in an Read more…

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Consumed By Food…

There are these two guys. I LOVE THEM. They never ask me to bring them a beer or steal the remote control. They make me feel good and comfort me when I’m having a bad day. They are both totally cool with each other; in fact they’re even in business Read more…

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Fight or Flight

Guest post by: Tyler Minton I woke up on the cold bathroom floor. I knew I hadn’t fallen asleep, but couldn’t remember exactly at what point I had pulled myself out of the tub filled with hot water and epsom salt. After taking a minute to climb to my feet, Read more…

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90/10, 80/20, 40/60… What’s Your Paleo Percentage?

Conversation overheard at the gym: Ripped dude with six-pack abs and biceps that would shut down any military gun show: “Yeah, you know, I’m not like 100% paleo. I’d say I’m probably about 90/10.” New guy with pony-keg abs, wearing Velcro tennis shoes: “Cool, so you can still have beer Read more…

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The Female Athlete Triad

As a dietitian, I’ve worked with a variety of individuals (ranging from those with eating disorders to  neurological conditions) improve their health through nutrition and other lifestyle modifications.  Often times when I meet with clients, the desired goal is weight loss, but when it comes to women that can come Read more…

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Adventures in Digestive Distress – (Also Known As Dining Out…)

  It’s another beautiful Sunday morning and the family has decided that a trip to Denny’s for breakfast sounds like a good plan.  You’re thinking, “Yeah this ‘Denny’ dude is alright –I can make this work.” “I’ll get some eggs, bacon, sausage and maybe I’ll even splurge on – “The Read more…

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Paleo Craziness: What’s With This Carbofastcycliccoffeeloading Thing??

You’re in the market for a new car – you find an awesome deal on a really sweet brand spanking new ride and you jump on it.  You drive the car home and you like it a lot – it rides smooth, looks great and is, yeah, pretty much perfect.  Read more…

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Top 9 ‘BLOW YOUR MIND’ Reasons to Attend Paleo FX 2013

Okay Folks, it’s time to make plans and get your paleo on! Paleo FX 2013 is fast approaching and if you haven’t heard about it or got your tickets yet – don’t wait! This event is for YOU.  Paleo FX is all about the practical application of ancestral/paleo principles – Read more…

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A Figure Model Goes Paleo: The Recipe for Success

My name is Gretchen and I am a wife, a personal trainer, a flight attendant & a paleo figure competitor.  Figure competitions have been more of a recent passion in my life.  I have been a personal trainer for about 3 years and as a personal trainer, competing in a figure competition was Read more…

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Paleo Helps Triathlete Qualify for Ironman 70.3 World Championships

I started triathlon 4 years ago as a way to “mix things up” from my normal running and strength training routine that I used to stay in ‘decent shape’. I have always been an active person, enjoying a variety of sports and outdoor activities, but through my 20’s I really struggled to Read more…

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