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Low-Histamine Food List

Histamine sensitivity is tricky to diagnose, because the symptoms are often very vague, and not obviously connected to any particular...

Gut shield

How to Set up an Anti-Inflammatory Paleo Diet for Gut Healing

Chronic inflammation is generally bad news for all kinds of reasons, but if you’re having digestive symptoms like bloating, constipation,...

weight loss

Infographic: Paleo Weight Loss Troubleshooting

Jump to infographic Hit a stall? Or just never started losing in the first place? Here’s a walkthrough of the...

Paleo Checklist

Building a Keto Shopping list: 5 Low-Carb Vegetable Picks for Keto Paleo Diets

If you’re a bit lost with the low-carb life and don’t know where to start, here’s a 101 guide to...

Autoimmune Paleo

Autoimmune Diet Food List

Autoimmune diseases are tricky – for some people, a basic Paleo diet is all the help they need, while for...

Keto plate

Infographic: Intro to Ketosis & the Keto Diet

Jump to infographic What is Ketosis? Ketosis is when your body primarily runs on fat, not carbohydrates, for energy. You...

Meal planning

One Meal a Day for Weight Loss: Yes, No, or Maybe?

Limiting your total food intake to just one meal a day (abbreviated OMAD) is the cool new trend in meal...

Garlic

FODMAPs Food List

FODMAPs carbohydrates are basically several different types of fiber that can upset your digestive system: if you’re having trouble with...

About calories

5 Types of Paleo and Low-Carb Bars, Taste-Tested and Reviewed

Energy bars aren’t real meals. But sometimes, you really are stuck and need something fast to grab – that’s where...

Blood pressure

5 Cardiovascular Risk Factors You Don’t Need to Stress over on a Low-Carb or Keto Diet

“But eating that much butter can’t be healthy. What about your cholesterol?” If you’ve ever tried a Paleo or keto...

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...

weight loss

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...

weight loss

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...