200 Choices a Day

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200 choices a day   Those who study such things, say that we make somewhere around 200 food and drink related choices per day. That number could – and often does – make you exhausted.   I don’t bring this up to discourage you or make you want to quit before you start – though I totally understand that feeling. …

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Salt?

What about salt? Does it have a place in a nutrient dense, evolutionary approach to nutrition?

What we’re diggin’ – 10/12/17

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Other recipes to try: Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Autumn Sausage, Veggie, and Apple Sheet Pan Dinner Beef Short Ribs with Thai Green Curry   Let’s talk science: The co-evolution of dogs and humans – This one is just for fun (and I’m writing this as my own furry friend lies next to me on the couch, so I’m a …

The Problem(s) with Living by “Everything in Moderation”

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“Everything in moderation.”   We’ve all heard this said over and over again, especially in relationship to nutrition and food. But have you ever asked where that quote comes from and whether or not it is really appropriate to apply it to nutrition and food?   The concept of “everything in moderation” has been attributed to many different people, but …

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Butter vs. Ghee

Have you ever wondered what the difference between butter and ghee is? Well, we’ve got you covered in this quick video run down of the basics.

What we’re diggin’ – 10/5/17

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Other recipes to try: Slow Cooker Butternut Squash and Sage Beef Stew Paleo Sweet Potato Soup with Bacon Lamb Shakshuka   Let’s talk science: The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are flawed – For those paying close attention to the way nutrition policy is created, the current standards for determining the Dietary Guidelines for Americans has some very serious flaws. Finally …

Paleo U on Paleo Magazine Podcast!

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Hey y’all!   A couple weeks ago, I spoke to Ashleigh Vanhouten of the Paleo Magazine Radio podcast and the episode went live yesterday! I had so much fun chatting with Ashleigh and I think you’ll enjoy our conversation too! Please check it out – it was episode #183 Going Back to School with Paleo University and you can find …

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Omega 3 vs. Omega 6

Hey all!   You’ve probably heard of omega 3 fatty acids and you might have heard of omega 6 fatty acids, but do you know what they are and why they are important? Maybe you have an idea that omega 3 fatty acids are “good” and omega 6 fatty acids are “bad.” As y’all have heard me say before the …

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Food Logging

Let’s talk food logging! This video is a quick run down of what to focus on and what not to.

What we’re diggin’ – 9/21/17

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Other recipes to try: Paleo Turkey Hash Easy Paleo Herb Gravy Picadillo Stuffed Squash   Let’s talk science: Why We Sleep – a sleep scientist named Matthew Walker has written a book called Why We Sleep and the Guardian wrote a piece about the book and Walker’s work on sleep. As Walker says in the article “No aspect of our …