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The “Weighting” Game

Scattergories, Monopoly, Trivial Pursuit, Pictionary, Scrabble, Uno…  We all like games!  They’re fun, a distraction and if you ‘play your cards’ right you may end up with some gloating rights or even a monetary reward.  But there is one game, one we all play or have played at some point Read more…

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‘RD’elusion – Nutrition Pro Questioning Paleo…

As a Registered Dietitian (RD) that is openly paleo and advocates a paleo lifestyle in practice, I often get inquiries from other RD’s questioning the efficacy, safety, recommendations and/or overall idea of paleo.  I recently received an email from one such RD and am going to take this opportunity to Read more…

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New Year = New You!

Bulky sweaters, sweat pants, sweat shirts, elastic waistbands – it’s winter.  Not only is this the season for comfort foods – but it’s also the season for ‘comfort clothes’.  Unfortunately, when spring rolls around and it’s time to shed those layers of cloth we don’t always like the ‘permanent layers’ Read more…

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Popular in Paleo 2011 – The Top Buzz from the Year that was…

The year is winding down; 365 more days in the file and that means its list time.  There are “Top 2011 Lists” for almost every topic imaginable – websites, albums, books, companies, restaurants, celebrities, fitness, TV shows, and pretty much anything and everything else you can think of…   So, why Read more…

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A Merry Christmas and a Junk Free January

Hi all. I hope your holiday season has been good so far. I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions in general, but I’ve got a good one for you if you’re at a loss as to what to do. Why not give up one “junk food” ingredient for Read more…

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Iron fortified infant cereal: A formula for health problems?

This is a guest post by Catherine Shanahan, MD Author of Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food and Food Rules: A Doctor’s Guide to Healthy Eating If you are a young mom, there’s a good chance your pediatrician has recommend that you provide an iron-fortified formula or cereal to your baby. But are these iron-fortified products Read more…

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The 12 “Do’s” of Christmas

During the hectic holiday season it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement (or stress) and get thrown off track.  Here are 12 tips to help you stay healthy, sane and the same size this holiday season: 1.) Deck your appetizer buffet with vegetable and fruit trays, shrimp platters, Read more…

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Raising Cave-child: The School Lunch

For the low, low cost of two dollars, my cave-child could have ‘enjoyed’ today’s school lunch special: corn dogs, with a few non cave-child friendly side dishes. What else would her body be getting for this low, low cost? One of the most popular brands of corn dogs contains a Read more…

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CRAZY Cravings: How do cookies, pizza, etc. know your name??

Let’s play pretend…  Imagine that you had a great week of eating well, exercising, and feeling good.  It’s Friday night – dinner out and possibly a movie are in the cards.  Your intentions are good.  You’re going to keep it clean and if anything, maybe have a drink with dinner.  Read more…

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PolyPhasic Sleep- Part 1

This is a submission from my good friend Dr. Dan Pardi. I’ve received questions about polyphasic sleep for years. Well, here is a sleep experts  thoughts on the topic. Enjoy! Also Dan is a PhD candidate at Leiden University working with the departments of Neurology and Endocrinology. He lives and Read more…

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