Category Archive: eating

Sep 07

‘Hands Down’ the Paleo Diet is the Best Solution for this Case of Diabetes

Thanks to social media I was able to connect with yet another fellow health advocate, using the paleo diet to control his type one diabetes. The below interview was held with the writer of Intrepid Pioneer, a site about modern homesteading principals. Perhaps, you as the reader, can connect with this interview and maybe find yourself inspired …

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Oct 05

USDA Taking a Stand on the Kiddo’s Lu

With the dominant health status of our country, let alone children, the USDA, for the first time in more than a decade, applies new rules for the federal school lunch program. Such guidelines include: calorie and sodium limits schools must offer dark green, orange or red vegetables and legumes at least once a week students …

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Sep 24

Foods to Choose – My Recommended Food List

Depending on what your family health history looks like, I would recommend some of the following foods. For those of us who live with an auto-immune disease, it gets a little more restrictive. No doubt though, there is still plenty of good food to be had. Have any questions? Please comment. Cheers to you and …

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Aug 22

Corn Syrup in Soy Sauce?!

Getting comfortable upon our return to the US, post living in Australia for two years, I cannot help but find myself feeling “culture shock.” Maybe, “food shock” is a better term. No doubt, I love America and the lifestyle it offers, yet, since being accustomed to daily food markets, butchers with fresh, free range meat …

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Jul 12

Food4Thought: Nitrates

At a girls breakfast the other weekend, I was telling one of my friends (who also avoids grains, dairy and legumes) about some awesome bacon I found at the market. We both seek out bacon sourced from free-range pork, but this recent find of mine was free-range and nitrate free (I tastes AMAZING).  After gushing over …

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Jan 10

Legumes, Why Should I Stop Eating You?

Legumes, also known as hummus, refried beans, chick peas, black beans, peanuts, soy beans etc, all contain lectins (specialized proteins). Indeed, all plant foods contain lectins but the lectins in grains (such as wheat), dairy and legumes cause an inflammatory response in your body and are resistant to cooking and digestive enzymes. Overall, research on …

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Jan 07

Food Log – I Have Not Forgotten About You

Happy New Year. I do not know about you, but I have been feeling a little fluffy since the holidays. I did not go too far off the paleo diet but I certainly had too many bites of food on too many occasions. That is okay because I am back on the horse and motivated to …

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Dec 10

Awesome Summer Day – Food Diary

Today, the mercury as high, the sun was out and I felt alive and in the moment. Started the morning with brekkie and friends, treated us to a massage, parused the market, caught up with our favorite fruit and vegetable vendor, got in a quick lifting session and much more. How did your weekend treat …

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Dec 03

Dear Food Diary – 3/12/11 – Christmas BBQ Party…

Today, Saturday, I am prepping for a gathering of friends to celebrate Christmas. Let’s see how I behaved at the BBQ, keeping in mind these few goals: 1. Avoid all dairy and grains 2. Drink plenty of water and do not over eat on anything 3. Avoid all dairy Breakfast: 9AM Long black I was …

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Dec 02

Dear Food Diary – 2/12/11

Today, Friday, I ate: Breakfast: 8AM Protein smoothie Water Probiotics Fish oil Chaotic morning, no appetite around noon. Drank water, ran errands, session in the gym (rowing and lifting). Lunch: 4PM 1/2 kangaroo burger Company Christmas Party: 6:30PM 1 1/2 glasses of Pinot Noir (not sure what kind, but it was awesome) Dinner: 8:30PM Sauv …

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