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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 breast thrown on top?  If… Continue Reading

Diet, Stress, and Your Neurotransmitters

Written by: Kevin Cann Stress and obesity have a strong link in our society.  In order to combat the obesity epidemic effectively we need to recognize the connection and handle the underlying stressors.  A group of hormones that are released when we are stressed are called glucocorticoids.  These glucocorticoids remain in the blood for a… Continue Reading

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The “Additive Effect”: Artificial is NOT Intelligent

Pop-tarts, Doritos, Go-gurt, Vitamin Water…  The grocery store is loaded with artificially flavored, sweetened, and colored ‘franken-foods’ and we’re eating them up!  Waistlines continue expanding and the obesity epidemic is out of control.  What’s behind the increasing “weight of the world”?  Is it EPIC portions, constant access to food, lack of activity or could it… Continue Reading

Paleo Diet Risk Assessment

Normally we have a testimonial on Mondays, but I have something to share with you that is important enough to break tradition a little. If you’ve listened to the podcasts you might have heard me mention a risk assessment program sponsored by the City of Reno. I did a radio show talking about this program,… Continue Reading

Red Meat: Part of a Healthy Diet?

Red Meat Scare There I was, minding my own business. Just getting my talk ready for PaleoFx, washing clothes and chasing Keystone around the house on my mobility breaks. Then…the Meatpocalypse began. It started benignly enough. A few folks posted links to Facebook and twitter about a new study claiming  “RED meat will kill you.… Continue Reading

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Paleo Diet, Inflammation and Metformin

I wish life were simple. I guess it is in a way, you live, you die. Simple. But the pesky “in-between” parts, the details can be decidedly non-simple. Heck, they might even be complex! The paleo diet, or more accurately the paleo template, which includes thinking about sleep, lifestyle, photoperiod and socialization, is simple on… Continue Reading

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Paleo is Printed on the Label but…

  (Cartoon by Mike Lynch. Used with permission) The Paleo lifestyle is getting BIG and so is the market for ‘’Paleo” convenience foods and snacks.  There are paleo bars, paleo treats, paleo cookies, paleo granola – you name it.  Now granted, I wasn’t around to know for sure but I’m going to go out on… Continue Reading