Stop Following the Rules

Stop Following the Rules

My Paleo Rant Paleo Is Not A Rulebook. What exactly is “Paleo,” anyway? I mean the true meaning or essence of the word. It’s an important question. To establish what a person must do to “Be Paleo,” we must first establish what Paleo...
How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

I recently had a conversation with a close friend of mine. She is a vegetarian and I put together a nutrition plan for her a few months back. I know, a Paleo Nutritional Therapist making plans for vegetarians. Weird, right? Anyway, she hit me with some feedback. She...
What the Heck is Bottarga?!

What the Heck is Bottarga?!

What the heck is Bottarga?! That was my initial reaction when I first heard about this little-known superfood. “Bo-to-what?!” A strange little square shaped bit of food that looks a bit like beef jerky… except orange. I’ll admit, I was bit...
Is Your Happy Life Slowly Killing You?

Is Your Happy Life Slowly Killing You?

“Your fight or flight hormones make no distinction, no matter whether you consider the stimulation enjoyable (a workout) or unpleasant (your commute).” – an excerpt from Primal Endurance, by Mark Sisson      So, you’ve got your primal lifestyle all figured out,...
Grass-Fed Gimmicks

Grass-Fed Gimmicks

Let me just start by saying that I am a believer. The research is out there and the results are in. Beef from grass-fed cows is a better nutritional choice than beef from grain-fed cows. But does anybody really know why? Well, of course, some people do, but not most....