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Just eat the butter (or don’t)

Just eat the butter (or don’t)

“I need to know your thoughts on butter.” This was part of a text from my mother the other morning. She’d been talking with my uncle (a brilliant surgeon, who has performed more than a few bariatric surgeries), and he had decidedly told her not to […]

The Whole Foods Spectrum

   I haven’t posted in a while, mostly because work is a little crazy, but I thought I’d update this blog really quickly to remind myself that it exists. I was thinking this morning about how complicated healthy eating can seem, with all of the […]

Pay No Mind to the Rabble: Anti-Real Food Paints With a Broad Brush

Pay No Mind to the Rabble: Anti-Real Food Paints With a Broad Brush

I recently read an article on a Gawker Media outfit called, “The Bullsh*t Hypocrisy of ‘All-Natural; Foods,” and it’s been bugging me ever since. The piece is a follow-up on the site to a takedown post on Vani Hari, known more publicly as the “Food […]

Foraging is fun – the benefits of dandelions and clover!

This past weekend, CM and I went camping on the land where we’re planning to build a house. The scenery is beautiful, the air clean, and the dandelions and clovers plentiful. While we were hiking around on Sunday, the urge to pick some for dinner […]

Quick (and free!) Ways to Boost Your Health

With all of the conflicting nutrition advice, supplement recommendations and fitness fads, it’s sometimes hard to remember that there are some simple rules to healthy living that are easy(ish) to follow, and cost you nothing! 1.) Sleep is amazing. Really – not every needs 8 […]

Why aren’t you losing weight on Paleo?

Why aren’t you losing weight on Paleo?

   Okay, so this doesn’t apply to everyone. Many people go on paleo/primal diets, and find the whole experience to be pretty transformative, health-wise. Then there are those that transition to a paleo way of eating and don’t end up losing any weight at all. […]