Disease

Paleo Diet: What? More Excuses?!

A few days ago I posted an article called “Don’t Let Excuses Stop Your Success” about not letting excuses stand in the way of our health and happiness that some people found rather motivational. Isn’t that a happy coincidence?! After I wrote that article, it occurred to me that there are still several pieces of [...]

The Paleo Diet and Superfoods – Part 3: Seaweed and Herbs

The Paleo Diet and Superfoods – Part 3: Seaweed and Herbs

This third article in the Paleo diet and superfoods series (you can read part one here and part two here) is all about seaweed and herbs, two powerful sources of nutrition and healing. Both plant sources have a long history of use for humans, going back, certainly tens of thousands of years and probably much [...]

The Paleo Summit – Day 7

The Paleo Summit is winding down. On this second to last day of the event there are three more educational and informative presentations.Today’s interviews start off with Dr. Cate Shanahan, author of the books “Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food” and “Food Rules: A Doctor’s Guide to Healthy Eating“. Then we have Keith [...]

The Paleo Summit – Day 6

Wow! The Paleo Summit keeps getting better and better! Today Sean Croxton is interviewing Paul Chek, founder of the C.H.E.K. Institute, Dallas and Melissa Hartwig, health educators and the developers of the Whole9 Life program, and Dr. Allison Siebecker a naturopathic doctor.   Paul Chek – Living Primal: Instinct Before Intellect With so much research [...]

Paleo Diet News: Bee Colony Collapses Linked to Insecticides

When mentioning factory farms or industrialized agriculture we think of CAFOs (confined animal feeding operations) or acres and acres of wheat, corn and soy. But we rarely consider the impact that these methods of farming have on other creatures in the ecosystem. Because of such short-sightedness we may be damaging a creature that is highly [...]

The Paleo Summit – Day 5

On the Paleo Summit, Day 5 we have Denise Minger, a former raw vegan and avid student of nutrition, Chris Kresser, licensed acupuncturist and practitioner of integrative medicine, and Reed Davis, clinical nutritionist and founder of the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN). Denise Minger -  How to Win an Argument with a Vegetarian The Paleo Diet [...]

Paleo Diet: Ketosis and Liver Disease

I know what you’re thinking “jeeze, Barry’s been really anti-low-carb recently….what’s the deal!?”. Well, let me be clear that I’m really not against low-carb at all. In fact, I think low-carb or ketogenic Paleo is hands down the best way for a person to lose some body-fat, and reign-in any autoimmune or metabolic issues they [...]

The Paleo Summit – Day 2

Who did we hear from day 2 of the Paleo Summit?  Neurosurgeon Dr. Jack Kruse started off the show, and talks about Leptin Circadian cycles. Sarah Fragoso on Paleo, Kids, and the Family. And finally Erwan Le Corre who discussed MovNat: Exploring Your True Nature. Dr. Kruse uncovers how leptin resistance lies at the root of [...]

Insomnia and the Paleo Diet

This week, in the space of the just 24 hours, I’ve received two separate comments about insomnia and the paleo diet.  The first was from a work colleague who has been giving paleo a try, having seen the fun I’ve had with it.  He told me that after just a week of paleo eating, he’s slept better than he [...]

The Paleo Diet and Superfoods – Part 2: Fruits & Nuts

This next installment about the Paleo diet and superfoods explores fruits and nuts that have superior nutritional value. In the first article in this series we looked at green superfoods such has wheat and barley grasses, blue-green algae, Spirulina and more, and how these can help us improve our health. Fruits and nuts contain antioxidants [...]

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