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The Cruel Calling of Coffee

Anywhere from 80-90% of the U.S. population drinks caffeine in some form every single day.  More than 50% of people in this country drink more than 3 or 4 cups of coffee every day. To me, this is ridiculous.  I'm sorry, but why are we so hard on alcoholics and smokers for being addicts, but it's perfectly okay to drink a big gulp of coffee that contains a colossal 640 mg of caffeine every day? I know: it's so delicious … Continue reading

Cashews Are Bad (for Me)

If you'd spent any time around me during meal times over the last year, you would know that I was a very, very finicky eater.  "What do you mean you can't eat olive oil, Neely?  That's ridiculous!"  I know it's ridiculous.  Olive oil is delicious.  It brings out the Italian in any meal and what's ridiculous is that until recently it made me itch immediately upon ingestion.  "What do you mean you can't eat rice, Neely?  I've never heard of … Continue reading

The Dreaded Detox

So you've signed on to Paleo Plan and you're 5 days into it.  You're not feeling the amazing effects of the diet that so many others before you have, and in fact, you feel worse!  Naturally you're asking, "Is this really worth it?"  Almost everyone who is on the Paleo Diet or similar plan has been right where you are - you are not alone.  Let me explain what's going on. This way of eating is pretty different than a … Continue reading