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Is Bone Broth Good for You?

Bowl and spoon of bone broth

Bone broth is rich in a wide array of highly absorbable nutrients like glycine, arginine, proline, chondroitin, glucosamine, magnesium, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus. It has been consumed by our ancestors for millions of years and is very popular in the Paleo community and many other diet philosophies, because it supposedly can help heal and seal your gut, oppose inflammation, encourage healthy digestion, support the immune system, inhibit infection by microbes, reduce joint pain and inflammation, promote strong and healthy bones, hair and nail growth, and a more balanced nervous system. [continue reading…]

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Declare Your Independence from Sugar Today

Man on rock in sunset with arms stretched out experiencing independence

Eliminating the consumption of sugar is an issue you hear me talk about a lot around here for a couple of important reasons. First of all, I get new visitors who have never been here before on a daily basis, and thus it is often a new concept for them. Since it is one of the cornerstones of my approach to optimizing health and well-being I must present it frequently to newcomers. [continue reading…]

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Reduce Stress and Relax Instantly by Being One with Your Self

Reduce Stress and Relax by Being One with Your Self

Utilize this short and easy mindfulness-based meditation exercise to reduce your stress, lower anxiety, improve mood, increase inner peace, and relax within minutes at any time during your day. [continue reading…]

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Any Occasion Sugar-Free Carob Fudge

Sugar-Free Carob Fudge

Although carob contains a moderate amount of carbs and is not a paleo-approved food, it is acceptable for an occasional cheat. If it is eaten in moderation just a few times a year, like Valentine’s Day, Christmas, Easter, or birthdays, it will not be too detrimental to your health and it is always preferred over chocolate. [continue reading…]

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Ditch Your New Year’s Resolutions and Set Goals Instead

New Year Goals

Once more, that time of year has rolled around when many folks attempt to wipe the proverbial slate clean and get a fresh start by setting New Year’s Resolutions for becoming a better version of themselves, improving the quality of their lives, or acquiring a better level of health. Although these are great aspirations, the way that we approach them can impact whether they get ditched to the wayside in a few weeks or we actually follow through.
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Low-Carb and Guilt-Free Eggnog Recipe

Homemade Eggnog in a Glass

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a delicious cup of eggnog even for those of us who follow a low-carb diet. Try this quick and easy recipe for your holiday celebration and you’ll swoon with pleasure. [continue reading…]

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Eating Red Meat Alleviates Anxiety and Depression

Red Meat on a Tray with Vegetables

Anxiety and depression are epidemics in our society. Although there are a variety of issues that contribute to this problem, the diet that one eats plays a critical role. If you are familiar with my work, you may know that I encourage my clients to eat lots of red meat and go low-carb to improve mental health issues of all kinds. This type of diet is what I have found to be most helpful for dealing with these issues in my own life as well as my clients and here are a couple of studies that back that up. [continue reading…]

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Is Your Cholesterol Too Low?

Cholesterol word collage

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t really need to worry about having high blood cholesterol. Your bigger worry is low cholesterol. But how does dietary cholesterol (cholesterol contained in the foods you eat) affect blood cholesterol (the cholesterol numbers that are checked when your doctor orders blood work)? There are no reliable studies that prove dietary levels of cholesterol are connected to disease. Furthermore, the lower your blood cholesterol, the more health problems you are likely to experience. [continue reading…]

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Is Alzheimer’s a Type 3 Diabetes?

Alzheimer's Brain Healthy Brain

Alzheimer’s is a degenerative brain disease that affects thinking, memory, and behavior which progresses slowly over time and ends with death. It is currently an epidemic in America where it is estimated that approximately 5.4 million people are affected. With a death toll exceeding a half-million Americans each year, it is one of the top three killers in the United States, right on the heels of cancer and heart disease. [continue reading…]

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Delicious Low-Carb, Paleo, & Keto Milkshake Recipe

Enjoy this delicious low-carb, paleo, and keto milkshake on a hot summer’s day with no guilt and minimal risk for exacerbation of symptoms or triggering of cravings. This recipe is perfect for people with sugar and carb addiction, SIBO, Candida, adrenal fatigue, sympathetic dominance, or anyone else following a low-carb diet. [continue reading…]

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