For my last column I discussed factors commonly affecting weight and/or preventing weight loss with a promise to cover each topic in-depth in future articles. As stress tends to be a major culprit and end result of many people’s declining health and expanding waistlines, this is the...

In a nation where over 60% of the population is overweight, it’s a well-known fact that America has a serious weight crisis on their hands. And, while I could sit here all day discussing why the Paleo diet is best for weight loss, long-term maintenance and overall...

When speaking with a variety of people following the Paleo diet, it seems that most do so with some form of 80/20, 90/10 or even 98/2 principle where they are strictly Paleo for a percentage of the time (ie 80, 90, or 98%) then allow...

To this day one of the most common questions that I get around the Paleo diet is regarding nutritional deficiencies. Is there any correlation of nutritional deficiencies and a Paleo diet? It seems that many just can’t fathom how a diet void of grains, legumes and...

Do you notice changes in the way that you feel after eating a tasty plate of pasta or thick and flavorful sandwich? Do you find that you often experience abdominal cramps, gas, bloating, diarrhea, stomach pain, acid reflux, and/or nausea after eating those yummy cupcakes?...

Is it just me or does it seem as though conditions such as dyslipidemia, high blood pressure, depression, thyroid dysfunction, and GERD are being treated by mainstream medicine as though they are the result of some sort of medicinal deficiency that can only be treated...

Compromised genetics combined with modern day fortified foods and environmental stressors have been strongly linked to a magnitude of health problems including heart disease, largely due to MTHFR genetic mutations and the poor methylation of B vitamins. Years ago, our ancient ancestors were rarely affected...

Digestive health and chronic disease have been linked together for decades, but still, only the systemic symptoms of gut dysfunction including autoimmune conditions, dermatitis, neurological complaints and even cancer are managed with pharmaceuticals. Digestive Health is Key to Preventing Chronic Disease Today an estimated 15-20% of the...

Paleo and Cholesterol If somebody had told me 15 years ago that today I would be preaching the heart health benefits of a diet rich in fats and abundant in meat and absolutely void of all legumes and grains, I doubt I would have believed them....

In reading my past columns, most have probably caught on to the fact that I am a huge advocate of utilizing natural resources for preventing and managing many of today’s common and chronic health conditions. This is the reason that I actively promote the Paleo...