Why I Started Supplementing with Magnesium

March 26, 2013

For me, it really just took one article with the following quotes. “Magnesium is required to give the “spark of life” to metabolic functions involving the creation of energy and its transport (ATP, the body’s fundamental energy currency), and the creation of proteins — the nucleic acid chemistry of life — RNA and DNA, in […]

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Ancestral Health Symposium coming to Atlanta

March 22, 2013

Registration is now open for AHS 2013! 2013 Ancestral Health Symposium (AHS13) Details The Ancestral Health Symposium is an event that fosters interdisciplinary collaboration and discussion between scientists, researchers, academics, healthcare professionals,  clinicians, and laypersons that study and communicate about modern health from an evolutionary perspective to develop solutions to our current health challenges. Where: Atlanta, […]

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Debunking the paleo diet: Christina Warinner at TEDxOU

March 21, 2013

A few takeaways: Eat a diverse diet. Avoid processed foods and monoculture. Eat more wild foods. Eat fresh and in-season foods. Don’t eat preservatives as it hurts the gut microbiome. Eat whole foods.

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Real Food Weight Loss Story

February 28, 2013

My weight loss story is featured on Weed ‘Em & Reap. Check it out!

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The Carb Controversy

February 8, 2013

Is low-carb the answer? Andreas Eenfeldt, M.D., weighs in on “The Carb Controversy.” Abstract: Why do people tend to lose weight and improve their health on Paleo diets? There are surely many reasons, but one in particular has become controversial: carbohydrates. Do you need to eat low carb to be healthy, or is it enough […]

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Summing up my diet

January 29, 2013

Trying to sum up my diet: One devoid of modern foods and limited in carbohydrates, rich in local organic vegetables and quality products from animals raised on pasture, and that follows traditional food preparation techniques.

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Veganism

January 3, 2013

Although I don’t believe strict vegan diets are optimal from a health perspective, here are some good ways to possibly avoid the health problems associated with such a diet. (Please note that this isn’t an endorsement for current omnivores to convert to veganism, and there’s no guarantee you’ll truly thrive even if you follow all […]

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Are You Eating These Important Supplemental Foods?

January 3, 2013

Generally I’m not a fan of supplements of the pill, tablet, and powder form. Instead, I like to take in everything I need for health from “supplemental foods” – whole food form provided by Mother Nature. Want to know what supplemental foods to eat? Mark Sisson put together a great list of 14 supplemental foods […]

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