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Pills

Supplements – Do You Need Them?

If you've ever visited a nutritionist, naturopath, chiropractor or other alternative health practitioner, you probably left their office with an armful of bottles of pills, powders and liquids with a declaration that they'd help you feel better. Unlike pharmaceuticals, though, the cost for those supplements is usually all out of pocket, so you also might have walked out their door wondering whether or not your hard-earned money had just gone to waste. As much as we'd love to believe that … Continue reading

grains & legumes

Why No Grains and Legumes? Part 1: Lectins

Recently my boyfriend has been straying from his normal Paleo ways because he feels that grain-laden cookies are more important than his overall health and longevity.  In the meantime, I'm faced with a gluten-free cookie and candy explosion every time I open our cupboard. The smell of them in their consumer-enticing packaging is sometimes more than I can bear when I'm reaching past them to get to my (sigh) bag of nuts and seeds. "Wait, why am I not eating … Continue reading