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Paleo Better than Traditional Government Sponsored Recommendations about Food

March 21st, 2013

I’m not sure about you, but I think it is time to question the RDA / standard food guide pyramid.  Let’s look at a couple of things.  Diabetes is out of control.  In the last 30 years there has been a noted increase in those diagnosed, and within the last 10 years the numbers have […]

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If I go Paleo, How am I going to make a Sandwich?

March 20th, 2013

“If I give up bread, what am I going to do about sandwiches?”  The answer may be easier than you think.  Simply, you don’t eat them.  This is a question I get from patients often.  There is no doubt about it, we are creatures of habit.  We don’t desire to change in general.  And the […]

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What Do I Eat to Feel Full? (Feeling Satiated on the Paleo Diet)

March 19th, 2013

The path to change can be difficult at times.  Nowhere is this probably more evident than when it comes to food.  As many become more aware of their health, they realize that food has a role to play.  We are indoctrinated with ideas about making the best food choices.  These ideas range from antiquated FDA […]

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Functional Medicine Depends on the Paleo Diet

March 13th, 2013

Among the many topics that I talk with my patients about, there is one thing that I bring up frequently.  I am sure I drive them crazy talking about it so much.  But it is for their benefit.  They have to know about it.  If they don’t, I am not giving them the information that […]

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Stop Debating About Eating Protein. Stay Paleo. Here’s why . . . .

February 19th, 2013

Before you jump to a conclusion about what I am getting ready to say, hear me out. I am not the “you should eat lots and lots of protein” guy. However, protein is an essential part of the diet. But, it does not make any other aspect of the diet less important. Your diet should […]

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Paleo Diet is the Keystone to Health and Wellness

February 18th, 2013

If you ask someone that is eating the Paleo Diet what the best diet or eating pattern is, there response is often an emphatic, “The Paleo Diet”. I must admit, I do find myself doing this sometimes as well. Often patients will ask, “What type of diet should I eat?” It is here I feel […]

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Paleo Diet: The Difference between Living and Dead

February 15th, 2013

Has anyone taken a serious look at the food most people are eating? We have drifted so far away from what is our ideal diet. Food is no longer a diverse selection of foods in their unadulterated states. Rather, food for the masses has become a diet based on grains, primarily wheat, and dairy. I […]

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Paleo Diet is the First Step to Managing Glucose

February 14th, 2013

Abnormal glucose levels are one of the biggest problems facing our healthcare system. Unfortunately, the traditional system only takes action at the point the disease has fully manifested. Diabetes is the disease. But you and I both know the disease did not come on overnight. Rather, it slowly manifested. There was a time when the […]

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Paleo Diet Prevents Consumption of Toxic Foods

February 8th, 2013

The more I study and learn about functional medicine and the numerous things that can affect our health, the harder it is not to be paranoid about every little thing. It seems like behind every corner lurks the next insult to my health. In some cases this is absolutely true, whereas in others, I am […]

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Why You Cannot Ignore the Paleo Diet. . . Your Life May Depend on It

February 7th, 2013

The idea of change is not a comfortable one for most people. I see it in my practice all the time. We become accustomed to the things that we have familiarity with and find security in them. It is this familiarity that breeds resistance to change. Our routine and current habits are easy. They don’t […]

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