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The Struggle Is Real…

They say when life gives you lemons you should make lemonade – but what if you don’t have sugar or water?? And what if life isn’t ‘giving’ you lemons but it’s shooting them at you with a freaking potato gun? There you are bruised and thirsty. So you just pick up a damn lemon and… Continue Reading

Testimonial: Paleo and Bipolar Disorder

Testimonial written by: Caroline S.   I’m happy to report that I’ve had great success treating my bipolar disorder with the paleo diet. From ages 15 to 19, I suffered from periods of severe depression, mood swings, self-harming behaviors, and even suicidal thoughts. After realizing I needed to be proactive about my future and not… Continue Reading


Testimonial: The Best Version of Me

Testimonial written by: Kimberly   For years, pretty much all my life, I struggled with insecurity, my weight, body image, and wanting to be healthy. I just didn’t know how to find the right balance. Though I have never been overweight, I have fluctuated through my teens into college from battling anorexia. I have gone… Continue Reading


Testimonial: Breaking The Destructive Cycle

Written by: Donny M. ”You have gained a lot of weight, Donny. You don’t look good”. I looked up from my violin, having just rushed into her office, excited to play the newest piece I had learned in orchestra. I was crushed. Expecting to hear praise of my improving skill on the instrument, I heard… Continue Reading

Coming Out…

It’s not something I aspired to. I didn’t get out of bed one morning and decide, yeah, today’s the day this is going down. It just happened – slowly, progressively – happened. It’s consumed 23 years of my life. It’s all I know. It’s who I am. My name is Amy, and I’m Anorexic. Yep,… Continue Reading


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 at a cost. Whenever we… Continue Reading

From Vegan To Paleo

Written by Jenna Scott: I originally went vegetarian for Lent. Yes, Lent. Vegetarianism was something I had dabbled in my entire life, and now I had a justifiable reason to remove meat from my diet for a specified amount of time. In the first few months as a vegetarian, I started to develop major digestion… Continue Reading

Lauren after her recovery

Lauren’s Victory Over Her Eating Disorder

Written by: Lauryn Lax         The Paleo Solution, by Robb Wolf. Hmm..this looks interesting. It doesn’t have the word “diet” on it…but Solution? And so about a year ago, I picked up Robb Wolf’s bestseller. It is important to note, prior to my encounter with this publication in Barnes & Noble, I… Continue Reading