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The Real Deal on Adrenal Fatigue

Hey guys! Diane from Balanced Bites here to talk a bit about a really, really common topic in our stressed-out world. We’ve covered this a bunch in TWO Balanced Bites podcast episodes, which you can listen to for free via iTunes – Adrenal Fatigue – Part 1 (Episode #15) and Adrenal Fatigue – Part 2,… Continue Reading

PolyPhasic Sleep-Part Deux

If you missed part one, here ya go. SLEEP 101 (probably more like 102) “If sleep does not serve an absolutely vital function, then it is the biggest mistake the evolutionary process has ever made” Allan Rechtschaffen University of Chicago Sleep Laboratory Smithsonian, November 1978 Why do we sleep? The answer to this question still… Continue Reading

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 works in the bay area… Continue Reading

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Your Body is a System

This stuff seems so easy. So why is it sometimes so hard? We understand food and sleep. We know how it affects us. We know about input and output, and the impact of grains and fructose on the body. If you’ve been on this site a while, you know it well. If you’re just starting,… Continue Reading

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Sleep

Each year I do a collective “humping of the knees” to get folks to imporve their sleep quality. I usually kick that off by recommending the book Lights Out! Sleep, Sugar and Survival. I LOVE this book. Most folks either love it or hate it but the information is amazing and continues to be validated.… Continue Reading

Paleo+Intermittent Fasting+CrossFit works.

I Just received this email, thought I’d pass it along. A key feature I;d like to point out is that Mike got his food quality squared away, made sleep a priority and used intermittent fasting in measured, smart doses. The result? Better performance and health. This is BTW, the order of opperations in how to… Continue Reading