Well, I’m back. Most of me that is, I’m about 16lbs lighter than when I went off the grid and have a hell of a story to tell…but you may need to wait until early-mid September to get the full story. Not trying to be cryptic but I participated in a project that precludes me… Continue Reading
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Clearing up Kidney Confusion: Part Deux
It’s funny how our mental state really affects how we write and what we are interested in. When I wrote the introduction to this piece I was just getting settled into our new place in Santa Fe, NM and was looking at over a month at home to work and write. Then a number of… Continue Reading
Your Child’s Health Starts in the Gut
ALL DISEASES BEGIN IN THE GUT -Hippocrates,460-370 BC Many children and adults have digestive problems that they are not even aware of. Colic, bloating, flatulence, diarrhea, constipation, feeding difficulties, trouble sleeping, and many other “chronic” but accepted maladies.When looking at a child with digestive problems, the majority of cases will have started at or around… Continue Reading
Clearing up Kidney Confusion: Introduction
From Kon-Tiki to Kidneys: Let the Evidence Speak I’ve been talking about and studying this paleo nutrition/evolutionary medicine idea since late 1998 when I first ran across the topic. It’s impossible to describe how much the landscape has changed and how much more we know…Holy CATS…13 years later! If you’ve read my book or just… Continue Reading
Sh*t Fox News Says
I always knew the “battle” would not come from the vegan crowd, but from corn fed middle-America and all the entangling alliances therein. The recent Fox “News” piece (Fair? Balanced? Objective?) on grass fed vs grain fed beef was likely the first shot across the bow of what will be quite an interesting showdown between… Continue Reading
Healthy Guts and Paleo en Espanol!
I wanted to let folks know about a new up-and-comer in the Paleo education scene, her name is Consuelo “Chelo” Werner and her site is Healthy Guts. Chelo is Dave Werner’s daughter in law, she is a mother of 3, was born in Mexico, speaks 6 (that’s SIX) languages and she has an amazing story… Continue Reading
Gluten Free January! Guest post by Matt Lentzner
Hi There. I’m sure you’ll notice a distinct lack of coolness in this post. I was never a state champion anything. I never plumbed the dark depths of veganism. I don’t have a luxurious beard. I don’t even have a catch phrase. I’m just some guy who likes to train and wants to be healthy.… Continue Reading
How to Jump the Shark with Fish oil and Moderation.
Unless you have been under a rock for the past few years you have likely caught wind of this stuff called omega-3 fats (n-3) and are savvy as to their utility in reversing or preventing a metric-ton of health problems. For some folks this knowledge is literally, easy to swallow (take some fish oil, live… Continue Reading
Gestational Diabetes: What constitutes low blood sugar?
I received a great question about the problematic diagnosis of gestational diabetes due to a failed oral glucose tolerance test. Give this a read so we can dismantle pregnancy related nutrition. Hey Robb, My wife and I have been Paleo ever since I was “certified” in Portland last year:) My wife is 8 months pregnant… Continue Reading
Vitamins A, D and K: Who Cares?
This Vitamin A, D and K issue (VA, VD, VK from here on out) has gotten heated in a few circles. My recommendations on the topic have been based in large part on Prof. Cordain’s recommendations, and his thoughts were extensions of some work indicating a potential antagonistic action of VA against VD. This has… Continue Reading