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
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Nutrition and Depression
Written by: Kevin Cann Depression is one of the biggest problems our society faces today. According to the National Institute of Health, one quarter of the population of the United States suffers from depression. This trend is not expected to change anytime in the near future. According to the Institute of Functional Medicine, depression… Continue Reading
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
Paleo Diet Is The Prescription – A Physician Gets It Right!
I am a rehabbed 50 year old ex ole fat, unhealthy guy that had a life changing expirience in December of 2009 during a weight loss challenge at a global gym. Paleo and crossfit are a part of my everyday life. Recently a highschool girl friend of mine, in St. Joseph Missouri, decided it was time… Continue Reading
Might As Well Face It, You’re Addicted To…Food?
Written by: Kevin Cann Losing weight is never an easy task. There are a number of lifestyle factors that we must change in order to achieve the goals that we desire. Beginning an appropriate exercise program, eating better, and better managing our stress are all factors in a successful weight loss program. One aspect… Continue Reading
The Carbohydrate Loading Conundrum
Written by: Kevin Cann Carbohydrate loading is a dietary means that has been used to improve performance in endurance athletes. The theory behind carbohydrate loading is to maximize the stored amount of carbohydrates in our body, as glycogen, to yield more energy. This is done in two steps. The first step is to adjust carbohydrate… Continue Reading
Paleo Diet: Am I losing enough weight?
Hey folks! Just quick one here. I’ve received about 50 private messages, twitter pings and other reach-outs this morning with the general theme being: “Hey Robb, I think I’m stalled on my WEIGHT LOSS…should I go ketogenic? Cut out nuts? Join an Ashram?” Folks are forgetting or ignoring the protocol in the book. I do… Continue Reading
Trojan horses of Chlorella “superfood”
By: Roman Sasik, Ph.D. Chlorella is a genus of unicellular aquatic organisms that recently acquired a “superfood” status, in part because of its complete amino acid profile and a high omega-3 DHA and EPA fatty acid content. It has also been reported to lower blood pressure in humans, lower serum cholesterol, boost immunity, and even… Continue Reading
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’ (um, yeah, that’s fat…) we… Continue Reading
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 the entire month of January?… Continue Reading