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Sleep Part 2: What Sleep Deprivation Does to Your Body

In the last blog post, I talked about America's sleeping habits. Namely, that Americans only sleep about 7 hours a night, which is not enough. That kind of sleep deprivation makes people more likely to eat sugary foods, not have the energy for everyday things, miss out on family functions, not have sex, not exercise, not be as productive at work, among other things. People who slept less than 6 hours a night also were more likely to be obese. … Continue reading

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Q&A: Why Are Seeds Paleo But Not Seed Oils?

Hi Neely, On the "Paleo Diet Food List" it states sunflower seeds are acceptable to eat, but on the "Paleo Plan Food Guide" it states not to eat sunflower oil. Can you please expound on that.  Thanks. Eternally confused, Mark ________________________________________________________________ Hi Mark, I'm not sure which "Paleo Diet Food List" you're talking about, but even on the Paleo Plan Food Guide it says seeds (including sunflower seeds) are acceptable to eat. I understand why that would be confusing. Here's … Continue reading

You Are What You Eat

Today I’d like to focus on something that is incredibly close to my heart: the importance of the source of your meats.  I was a vegetarian for about 10 years, and my reason for not eating meat was my bleeding heart for animals’ welfare.  I'm about to go PETA on you for a minute, so beware. When I decided not to eat meat, it was because I didn’t want to have anything to do with a cut of steak that … Continue reading

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