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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?...

Paleo for Vegetarians

Hypertension, Obesity, and Gout: How One Ancient Genetic Adaptation Fails in the Modern Food Environment, and How to Deal With It

Picture life as a hunter-gatherer. It’s late fall and the leaves are almost gone. The wind at night is starting...

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6 Diet Tricks for Dealing with Gastrointestinal Issues on Keto

For people who switch to keto, GI issues are among the most common side effects. Constipation, diarrhea, bloating, abdominal cramps...

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What’s Actually Bad About “Processed Food?” 4 Reasons Industrial Food Processing Damages your Health

Most of us would probably agree that “processed food” is bad: in nutritional science, that’s kind of a gimme. But...

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Eating Fruit on Keto: Problems and Workarounds

In everyday conversation, it’s perfectly normal to talk about “fruits and vegetables” as if they were basically interchangeable. But on...

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Escaping the Emotional Eating Trap: A Paleo Approach

Soothing the pain of a breakup with a pint of ice cream. Filling the unbearable ache of loneliness with take-out...

5 Sneaky Carb Sources to Beware on Keto

There are some carbs that everyone knows – bread, pasta, cookies, rice, oatmeal, and all of their grain-based cousins. But...

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4 Reasons Paleo Beats Weight-Loss Drugs

Weight loss in a pill: it’s a tempting promise, and not just because it’s easier than dieting. Imagine what we...

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Keto and Exercise: A Look at the Research

“Carbs fuel your workouts” “Athletes need carbs for fuel!” We’ve all heard some variation of this claim, and it’s actually...

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Exercise Motivation: How an Anti-Inflammatory Paleo Diet Changes the Game

We all have days when we struggle to get to the gym. But some people are usually motivated and enthusiastic...

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4 Supplements for Keto Diets: What to Take and What to Skip

Diet is the foundation of good nutrition, but supplements can also fill in some major gaps – especially on a...

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5 Ways Paleo Helps Reduce Blood Pressure Without Restricting Salt

About 1 in 3 people in the US have high blood pressure, and the numbers aren’t that much better in...

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Keto for your Brain: Mood, Energy, and Mental Health

Anecdotally, a lot of people say they get amazing mental health benefits from keto: they can think more clearly; they’re...

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How Paleo Helps Prevent Weight Gain

Weight loss is one thing. Preventing weight regain after weight loss is another thing – and if that’s your concern,...

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5 Key Paleo Eating Patterns for Better Overall Quality of Life

Health is more than just numbers. Cholesterol and blood pressure measurements are nice, but in the real world, most people...

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The Science of Paleo Grocery Shopping: Research that Helps you Save Money and Resist Buying Junk

We’ve covered some tips for saving time with Paleo grocery shopping here, but in this post, the focus is more...

Insulin and Keto: What you Need to Know

If you want to make keto really work for you, it helps to understand a little bit about how the...