Category Archive: passion

Dec 20

Local Chicago Company – Sustainable Jerky

While at a holiday party this month, I ran into the owner, Ricky Hirsch, of Think Jerky and was a bit blown away when tasting a sample of his turkey jerky, among other sustainable flavors. Our conversation flowed and I asked if Ricky could share a little of his story on my blog. Enjoy! Per …

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Nov 26

In 30 years, I Have Learned These 30 Things

1. Friends and family are the best gifts in life. 2. Life is too good, to eat bad. When I choose foul foods for my body, my quality of life is deterred. Not worth it. 3. Working hard doesn’t mean I’m working smart. Keeping the end in mind is vital. 4. To take 3 deep …

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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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Jun 10

Another T1 DM Using the Paleo Lifestyle to Manage Blood Sugars

I had the pleasure to connect with Shelby Hughes, a fellow type 1 diabetic, to talk about the great use of a paleo lifestyle to gain health, and more so find more ease in controlling blood sugars. Have a look at our conversation and please share if you have found similar things in your diet …

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Oct 16

Type 1 Diabetes Paired With a Paleo Diet

I have three main purposes for my website and one is to help educate consumers on the connection between nutrition and health, secondly to describe the philosophy of my counseling services to potential patients to distinguish it from other dietitians/nutritionists and thirdly, to act as a portal for people with type 1 diabetes and those interested in the care for …

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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 01

More Books to Recommend

The Paleo Answer Dr. Loren Cordain’s bestselling The Paleo Diet and The Paleo Diet Cookbook have helped hundreds of thousands of people eat for better health and weight loss by following the diet humans were genetically designed to eat: meats, fish, fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts and other foods that mimic the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors. In The Paleo Answer, …

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Jan 15

No Excuses

Whether or not you are on the Dukan Diet, the Paleo Diet, Weight Watchers or Fast Food only, you are in the power of your own well-being  No one can defend your health better than yourself. Not your doctor, not your partner, husband or wife and not your mother. You know your body better than anyone …

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May 18

Passion

I was flipping through TV channels Friday night, while doing my writing class homework and a great chick flick was on, Serendipity. Unfortunately, I was only able to catch the last 20 minutes of this poetic film, but one conversation has kept with me for the last few days. The dialogue, between John Cusak and …

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