As the temperatures cool down, the cold and flu season heats up. The peak of cold and flu season is coming up (December – February), so let’s do what we can to set ourselves and our loved ones up to be well-equipped to handle sickness—or avoid it altogether—as easy as possible. In this post, I’ll… Continue Reading
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Is muscle mass THE most important factor in effective aging?
Is muscle mass alone a major factor in effective aging? The authors of Muscle Mass Index As a Predictor of Longevity in Older Adults make the case that folks could/should focus more on building and maintaining muscle vs. say, losing body fat. I’m not enough of a statistician to be able to comment on if… Continue Reading
The Sick Care System
Sick Care System /sik ker ˈsistəm/ noun The standard westernized healthcare system. A proposed system of health care maintenance that was better informed in terms of information, yet produced remarkably poor results. The 20th century saw perhaps the greatest improvements in human health in all of history (with some notable caveats). This was due in… Continue Reading
10 & 2 Qs: Does Dairy Affect My Hormones?
Dairy is quite the contentious topic. Prohibited in paleo but lauded in keto… what do you do? Well, like most things, it’s highly nuanced and depends on YOU. Some think grass-fed butter is the drink of gods. Even more keto people are loading up on buttered coffee, cheese-laden meals, and heavy whipping cream… but does… Continue Reading
How to Keto if you don’t Dairy
Hey folks! A common question we receive relates to the use of dairy and ketogenic diets. Dairy is a handy, tasty fat (and protein) source that can add a decent amount of variety to a keto diet…but, dairy is not a great fit for everyone. Some of the challenges of dairy: 1- Lactose intolerance. For… Continue Reading
Keto and Pregnancy: Is it ok to lose weight?
Hey folks! One of our Keto Masterclass students had a great question related to keto and pregnancy, specifically, is it ok or advisable to lose weight or set cals at a maintenance level. Here is that original question: Hey Robb, So my husband and I just started the program and then today I found out I… Continue Reading
Is the Autoimmune Paleo diet bogus? A V-blog analysis
Our modern information age is at once awesome and terrible: Awesome: Science and academia are no longer just for Ivory Tower elites. Anyone, just about anywhere, can read, interpret, and provide constructive criticism of research, nearly as it is being published. Terrible: The human tendency to form tribes and to attack anything that is not… Continue Reading
How we are wired to sleep and why we have sleep problems
As promised on The Paleo Solution Podcast #270 this is the first installment of a three part blog series on sleep from Doc Parsley! Many people have heard of the concept that humans use the sun to adjust their biological clock. The overall driver of the biological clock is the circadian-rhythm controlling the SCN (suprachiasmatic… Continue Reading
The Benefits of the Paleo Diet in Post Operative Care
Guest post written by: Dr. Levi Harrison Orthopedic Surgeon www.drleviharrison.com As an orthopedic surgeon, I have been a strong advocate of the Paleo Diet for my patients. I highly recommend this type of lifestyle eating strategy for patients before and after surgery. I discuss this nutritional plan with them and they present it to… Continue Reading
Does Gluten Intolerance Exist?
Hey folks, just a quicky here on the recent news pieces talking about research indicating gluten intolerance may not exist. I’m earlobe deep in City Zero stuff so this will not be a long breakdown but it should help put some of this into context. First, what is gluten intolerance? Unlike Celiac which is an… Continue Reading
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