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Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts

We know what you’re thinking: Grayish-green, mushy, mini cabbages our parents forced us to eat as kids at the dinner table? Not so! Once underestimated, Brussels sprouts have gained popularity and earned a spot on menus at restaurants nationwide.1 Trust us, once you master this foolproof way to enhance the natural flavor profile of Brussels […]

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A Paleo Physician’s Journey through Major Surgery

A Paleo Physician’s Journey through Major Surgery

Originally Published in Practical Evolutionary Health At age 46 I had a total hip arthroplasty (THA). Metal and plastic components replaced my hip joint (the stem, ball and socket of the hip). I am convinced that if I had adopted a Paleo lifestyle at age twenty instead of age 58 I would have not needed […]

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Carbs Wreck the Brain

Carbs Wreck the Brain

It may come as a surprise to you that our brain handles the foods we ingest differently.1 Less of a surprise is the brain’s response to foods in obese individuals compared to healthy.2 One prime example of this, is carbohydrates.3 One of the three main macronutrients, carbohydrates, especially the simple, man-made kind, are no doubt […]

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Mackerel Tartare: A Paleo Recipe for Common Cold Prevention

Mackerel Tartare: A Paleo Recipe for Common Cold Prevention

The common cold is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract caused by some 200 different viruses, the most common of which are rhinoviruses. While there are not scientifically vetted cures for common colds, there are many proactive strategies both for preventing them and dampening the severity of their symptoms. One effective strategy is […]

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Paleo and Breast Cancer Prevention: Is There a Link?

Paleo and Breast Cancer Prevention: Is There a Link?

It’s no surprise that eating a diet rich in fresh vegetables, lean meats, wild fish and natural fats, and getting regular exercise is a healthier approach and will lend better odds to your longevity than what has, unfortunately, become the Standard American Approach. It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and you might wonder if eating Paleo […]

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Almond Lime Kale Salad

Almond Lime Kale Salad

During the past several years, kale has become a favorite “superfood” vegetable around the world. Despite its meteoric rise to prominence, kale has always been a favorite food of farmers because it grows fast, resists frost, and requires very little fertilizer.1 Kale is a winter vegetable, so now is a great time to start including […]

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Natural Movement Workouts: Hang Time

Natural Movement Workouts: Hang Time

The Journal of Clinical Psychology reported jungle gym pastimes are a thing of the past, and gone are the days when swinging from the monkey bars is a safe activity on the playground.1 But is the related danger really something adults and children should be overly concerned about? Exercise today neglects to include many functional […]

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Stirring The Pot |The Paleo Diet

Stirring The Pot |The Paleo Diet

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Celiac Disease, Gluten, and Children

Celiac Disease, Gluten, and Children

Researchers posit introducing gluten at specific points of time during infancy development might be the key to celiac disease prevention. A few recent studies tested the hypothesis on an infant population who were genetically at risk for developing the disease.1 For those unfamiliar, celiac disease is (very simply) defined as an autoimmune disorder, which is […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease and The Paleo Diet

Alzheimer’s Disease and The Paleo Diet

One of the latest, fascinating publications from Science Daily, “Memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s reversed: Small trial succeeds using systems approach to memory disorders,” was called to my attention. The UCLA study suggests the potential lifestyle changes which may prevent or even reverse the devastation of Alzheimer’s disease. This study has relevance to both aging Paleo Dieters and to […]

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