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Evolving Food Views

Evolving Food Views

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. For many of us, the path that brought us to the way of eating that is best for each of […]

Vegan Blueberry Plantain Ice Cream

Vegan Blueberry Plantain Ice Cream

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. This recipe is ridiculously simple. So simple it almost shouldn?t even be called a recipe. But I love it and […]

Quitting Paleo

Quitting Paleo

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. I spent the majority of my life until the age of 22 as a vegetarian or vegan. My primary motivation […]

Paleo or Plant-Based? 6 Reasons They are More Similar than You Might Think

Paleo or Plant-Based? 6 Reasons They are More Similar than You Might Think

There seems to be a bit of an ongoing, if somewhat subdued, battle between paleo and plant-based?dieters. On some level, I understand the disagreement. At face value, it seems obvious that the paleo diet, which promotes an ancestral diet based on meat and vegetables, would […]

The Microbiome and Bisphenol A (BPA) Exposure

The Microbiome and Bisphenol A (BPA) Exposure

About BPA and Health Impacts Bisphenol A (BPA) has gained a lot of attention over the past several years as a toxic component of plastics. BPA is an environmental estrogen that modulates endocrine systems by competing with estradiol for binding with estrogen receptors. Estrogenic effects […]

Fitness and Movement

Fitness and Movement

My approach to fitness has changed immensely over the last 10 or so years. In late high school and throughout college I was extremely regimented about my workout schedule. Looking back, I realize that approach didn?t work well for me at all. It?s not that […]

Beet Brownies (gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, tree nut-free, vegan)

Beet Brownies (gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, tree nut-free, vegan)

For the first several months after I began the autoimmune protocol, I completely avoided baking. Not because I dislike it. I actually really really enjoy baking. But it’s really?discouraging to repeatedly try a recipe only to have it come out inedible every single time. Not […]

Chlorinated Water and the Microbiome

Chlorinated Water and the Microbiome

Health Consequences of Chlorine Of the many things that can disrupt our gut microbiome, one of the most insidious is chlorinated drinking water. It is well known that large concentrations of chlorine are harmful to people, but a general argument persists that smaller doses aren?t […]

Resistant Starch

Resistant Starch

What is Resistant Starch? Resistant starch (RS) a type of carbohydrate that isn?t readily digestible. It is generally thought to pass through the small intestine undigested, making it to the large intestine where it is slowly fermented. Once in the large intestine, it feeds bacteria […]

Natural Skin Care – The Crunchy Edition

Natural Skin Care – The Crunchy Edition

When we learn about potential benefits and downsides of certain foods and move toward as nutritious a diet as possible, a natural next step is to look at ways to promote health in other aspects of our lives. Some of the biggest, and often least-suspected, […]