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N=1=YOU

When we talk about tinkering with our diets, exercise protocols, and other lifestyle factors, we often use the phrase n=1. What does this mean, and how does it apply to you? For those of you unfamiliar with scientific research, “n” is shorthand for the sample size. It’s the number of Read more…

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Pale-’O’-lympics: Go for the Gold

It happens every two years alternating between summer and winter.  It’s when the World’s best athletes come together for the ultimate competition.  Records are broken, dreams are realized, and medals are won.  At some point in our lives we’ve probably all had “Olympic Dreams”.  Unfortunately, if you’re like me, the Read more…

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Water, Water Everywhere: Let’s Get ‘High(Hy)’-drated…

We all know (or maybe we are) that guy walking around with a gallon jug full of H2O all day, every day.  Or that girl that has a different color water bottle every time you see her and it’s always full.  Just thinking about all that water might make you Read more…

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Let Me See Your ‘Grill’: Barbecuing – For Better or For Worse?

It’s that time of year again!  The grills are coming out and the steaks, burgers, and brats are plentiful.  It’s enough to send any vegan off the deep end.  Unfortunately, as it seems with all good things, grilling comes with a serious health risk – cancer.  How can something as Read more…

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Paleo Book Review: The Whole9’s “It Starts With Food”

“The food you eat either makes you more healthy or less healthy.  Those are your options.”  It’s a simple concept that for many is nearly impossible to grasp – how can something that you put in your mouth and chew have so much power?  How can the decision between a Read more…

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New!! ‘Only Paleo’ App: The Place To Go When You Want To Know

Standing in the grocery store holding a bottle of coconut aminos and wondering, “Is this paleo”?  Out to coffee with friends looking at the menu contemplating an iced Americano or a Green Tea Latte and thinking, “Which of these are Paleo?”  Green beans, V8, ketchup, almond flour, cashews, bologna…  Are Read more…

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No Whey!! ‘Powder-Free’, Convenient Post Workout Fuel Options

There seems to have been a ‘bit’ of resistance to my recent post about the use of protein powders and liquid nutrition.  If you missed that whole show let me give you a quick recap.  Amy said: “Real food is always the best option and protein powders aren’t necessary.”  This Read more…

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The Paleo diet, Sustainability and Economic Growth

I really wanted to get this thing up for Earth Day but I was passed out in a cannabis induced haze. Well, actually, I took part in a Specialty Health presentation on insulin resistance and cancer. Gary Taubes, Dr.’s Peter Attia, Tara Dall and lil-ol me presented on the associations Read more…

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Step Up To The Salad Bar

May is National Salad Month!  I know, I know – salad.  It’s boring and you’re sick of it, right?  It’s what dieters and rabbits eat and seriously, you want “Man” (or “Woman”) food.  Not so fast!  Who says salad has to be a bowl of spinach with a dry chicken Read more…

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‘Whey’ing In: Are Protein Powders Paleo?

This is a story about a guy I know – we’ll call him ‘Magnus’ (he’d like that).  He likes to lift heavy things and has been known to grunt and swear while lifting these heavy things.  When he opens his (massive) gym bag it’s like taking a trip to GNC Read more…

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