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Fiber

Fiber for High-Fat Paleo Diets: Why You Need It and Where to Get It

Why do real people eating Paleo or keto diets get such amazing health benefits even though studies of “high-fat diets”...

Caffeine molecule

5 Things to Know About Caffeine and Weight Loss

Caffeine is a staple ingredient in “fat-burning” or “weight-loss” supplements and it’s the darling of all the intermittent fasters who...

Scale

Paleo/Keto Weight Loss: the Middle-Age Special Edition

Losing weight isn’t easy at any age, but once you get over 40 or so, it does start getting significantly...

Winter squash

5 Highlights of Vegetarian/Vegan Diets…And Why You Don’t Need to Be Vegetarian to Get Them

Outside of Paleo circles, “vegetarian” and “vegan” are still more or less synonymous with “healthy,” and most people still have...

Cooking

Keto Paleo meal prep: tips and ideas

Meal prep is a lifesaver for busy people who want to eat home-cooked meals without spending all day in the...

Chocolate, coffee, and alcohol

6 Things to Know about Alcohol and Low-Carb or Keto Diets

From social occasions to religious ceremonies, alcohol is part of life for most of us, at least occasionally. And if...

Brain

Metabolic Memory: How High Blood Sugar Affects Your Health Even After it’s Gone

Did you know that your body “remembers” your blood sugar levels from five years ago? Human bodies are living histories...

MCT Oil

A Practical Paleo Guide to Fat Bombs

Fat bombs: for when you’d rather blow up the kitchen than wash another dirty dish! Fat bombs: the explosive new...

Scale

5 (potential) downsides of weight loss and how to avoid them on paleo or keto

Even if you never get below a healthy weight, studies show that weight loss can still have serious downsides, from bone...

Greens

Bitterness: the taste we bred out of modern food and how to get it back

Did you know that squash – which is one of the sweetest vegetables around today – used to be so...

Starchy foods

Potatoes are not Twinkies: 5 Reasons Why Carb-Dense Whole Foods Aren’t Comparable to Junk

What’s your mental image of “carbs?” When you imagine what “carbs” look like, is it something like this? That’s all...

Eating disorder

How to go Paleo or Keto…Without Restricting so Hard you end up Rebound Binging

Anti-dieting advocates (yep, those exist!) are quick to point out that statistically speaking, restrictive dieting is a huge risk factor...

Paleo traveling

Pets are Paleo: 5 Ways Owning a Pet Improves your Health

Pets are Paleo – literally. As this study explains, we’ve been keeping pets for at least half a million years,...

Starchy foods

Everything you Need to Know About Low-carb/Keto and Appetite

Low-carb and ketogenic diets are famous for reducing appetite – a lot of people rave that they barely feel hungry...

Food preservatives

Can Eating Paleo Give You an Intolerance to non-Paleo Food?

When people go vegan for a long time, they often lose their ability to digest meat – they stop making...

Cookies

7 Things to Know about Sweeteners on Keto

Sweeteners are tricky on keto. Carb-dense sweeteners, even “natural” ones like honey, are pretty much out because…well, “carb-dense” really says...

Health benefits of spices

5 Health Reasons to Load Up on Spicy Foods

Chili peppers are one of the oldest food plants in the world – we’ve been eating them for 8,000 years...

Protein powder

Keto and Protein for Weight Loss: Research and Suggestions

“High protein” is the new “low fat:” all kinds of processed junk food from breakfast cereal to freezer dinners is...

Scale

4 Options Once you Reach your Goal Weight With Keto

Unpleasant fact about weight loss: maintaining your goal weight is actually harder than getting there. It’s hard to lose weight,...

Paleo and acne

To Fight Acne, Start by Cutting Junk Carbs.

If you start looking up diet tricks to cure acne, you’ll find a thousand pieces of advice, from the helpful...

Workout plan for cardio

Actually, it’s OK if you Already Messed up Your New Year’s Resolution

Did you resolve to start Paleo or keto on January 1? If you’re still going strong – fantastic! But if...

Clarified butter (Ghee)

Why Ghee Deserves a Spot in Your Paleo Cupboard

Ghee (also called clarified butter or butter oil) is basically butter if you take out everything but the fat. Regular...

Paleo tea

5 Things You Need to Know about Water, Hydration, and Electrolytes on Keto

If a solid nutritional plan is key to getting into ketosis, then a solid hydration plan is the key to...

One almond

Snacking on Keto: Guidelines and Low-Carb Snack Ideas

From granola bars to crackers to potato chips, snack food is some of the carbiest food around, at least in...