In this column I plan to discuss the Paleo Diet from a physician's perspective. I first heard about the Paleo diet around 2009, and over the years my appreciation has grown from an interest in this ancestral way of eating to a newfound look on life....

  Full Spectrum Infrared Sauna Therapy Infrared Sauna therapy may be the best way to lessen the impact of our modern day physical and environmental stressors. As more and more research and studies are brought to the table depicting what’s good for us, what’s bad and what’s just...

Is anyone else concerned about our technology induced modern day poor posture? Not to sound old but I remember as a kid, my parents telling me how much more active they were when they were children. Looking back, I was an extremely active kid and was...

Intermittent fasting in conjunction with Paleo principles may just be the best approach for weight loss and improved health. For as long as my wife and I have been together, we’ve been on the same page nutritionally. As former bodybuilders (we actually met at a bodybuilding...

Resistance of a Paleo Diet I recently attended a National symposium for physicians in the field of Sports Medicine. While a variety of presentations were offered, one of particular interest to me focused on “Nutrition for the Athlete” and was led by a Registered Dietitian who...

Did "Forks Over Knives" Get it Right? I recently watched the documentary Forks Over Knives in an effort to understand why so many have shunned meat and animal products in favor of a “plant based diet” after watching this film. While I commend these filmmakers for...

We live in a toxic world, and it is becoming even more crucial to reduce toxic exposure for the sake of our health. From the foods we eat to the water we drink and the products we use on a daily basis; TOXINS constantly surround...

The Paleo Diet- How Our Bodies Were Meant to Thrive The concept of a Paleo diet and lifestyle is based off how humans were eating and living prior to the Neolithic period, which is when agricultural practices changed our diet considerably. Grains (especially the genetically modified...

My wife and I were recently standing in line at the grocery store preparing to purchase our bounty of goods for the upcoming week. As I loaded our vegetables, organic chicken breasts, buffalo steaks, nuts, and fruit onto the belt I couldn't help but examine...

The Benefits of a Paleo Pregnancy On September 22nd 2014 my wife and I welcomed our beautiful daughter to the world and our lives changed forever. While many unknowing physicians may tell you this lifestyle is unhealthy for moms-to-be, I’d like to discuss ways that a...