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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Coffee and Metabolic Health: How a Daily Cup (or 3) of Joe Affects Weight Loss, Carb Tolerance, and Hormone Production

Here’s a riddle to start out with: Fact 1: In short-term tests, caffeine makes it harder to control your blood...

6 Easy, Paleo-Friendly Keto Substitutes for High-Carb Foods

If you hunt long enough, you can find a keto replacement for almost any food, but a lot of them...

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4 Foundational Paleo Nutrition Guidelines for Gaining (or Keeping) Lean Muscle Mass

Muscle mass isn’t just for bodybuilders and strength athletes. It’s for everyone. If you want to lose weight, maintaining your...

The On Ramp: 4 ways to Start Keto

Even if you like the idea of keto, getting started can be a bit intimidating – check out four options...

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Net Carbs and Carb-Counting: Everything you Need to Know for Keto

“Net carbs” sounds like something made up for an infomercial, but it’s actually not nonsense! If you’re trying to go...

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How Big Should a Paleo Meal Be?

How many times have you read or watched something about modern portion sizes ballooning out of control? Every other week...

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5 Paleo Foods and Supplements for Hormone Health

When it comes to hormone health, it’s easy to get caught up worrying about foods to avoid. Depending on who...

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Getting Started with Keto Cooking: Three Complete Days of Easy Meals with Family Modifications

When you first start with keto, the cooking can be a challenge. What does a typical keto day look like?...