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...

Grass fed/Organic Meats and Poultry Veal Pork Beef Chicken Turkey Duck Organic Eggs from Free Range Chickens Chicken Duck Goose Other meats Rabbit meat (any cut) Goat meat (any cut) Organ meats Beef, lamb, pork, and chicken livers Beef, pork, and lamb tongues Beef, lamb, and pork marrow Game meat Alligator Bear Bison (buffalo) Caribou Elk Emu Goose Ostrich Pheasant Quail Rattlesnake Venison Wild boar Wild turkey Fish Bass Bluefish Cod Drum Eel Flatfish Grouper Haddock Halibut Herring Mackerel Monkfish Mullet Northern pike Orange roughy Perch Red snapper Rockfish Salmon Scrod Shark Striped bass Sunfish Tilapia Trout Tuna Turbot Walleye Any other commercially available fish Shellfish Abalone Clams Crab Crayfish Lobster Mussels Oysters Scallops Shrimp Fruit (Opt...

Understanding the Function of Healthy Bacteria Critical to optimal health is the role of friendly, healthy bacteria (“probiotics”) in the gut. Including Lactobacillus acidophilus, bifidus and others. We have over four pounds of bacteria in our body, mostly in the intestines; that’s 100 TRILLION bacteria! (We only have...

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?...

Does each tube need to be filled completely? Each tube must be filled to capacity. When having blood drawn, it is a good idea to mention this to the lab technician. Failure to do so may require recollection. How long will it take to receive my ALCAT...

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...