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Recent Blog Posts

“Better Than Fried” Cashew-Crusted Chicken Recipe

This post first appeared at PaleoHacks. You can see the original post here. Jazz up dinner with this savory, crispy cashew-crusted chicken made from just six ingredients. If you’re tired of ho-hum chicken recipes and looking for an easy, healthy way to change things up, this quick dish is just the thing. Cashews are the secret ingredient to creating the crunchy outer layer without the grains. To start, pulse raw cashews in a blender or food processor until they take … Continue reading

The Healing Benefits of Turmeric (Plus 21 Recipes)

Popular for it’s anti-inflammatory benefits, turmeric is nature’s medicine for a number of conditions. But how effective is it, really, and does research support these claims? What is Turmeric? Turmeric is a vibrant orange-yellow spice that originated in India and has a rich history of use in Ayurvedic medicine—a whole body healing system developed in India thousands of years ago. Turmeric was so important to Indian life that it’s referred to by at least 53 different names in ancient Indian … Continue reading

24 Avocado Recipes That Are Better Than Guacamole

This post originally appeared at PaleoHacks. You can see the original post here. Avocados are a popular Paleo food, and with good reason. They’re full of heart-healthy fats, which make them extra creamy and rich. Most often used in guacamole, these green beauties have way more to offer than just a party dip. The next time you’re looking for a way to add avocado to your dinner rotation, try one of these recipes on for size. Keto Breakfast Burger with … Continue reading

23 Paleo Summer Recipes

Some people view Paleo as a heavy diet, chock full of meats, fats, and the stuff that comfort food is made of. But Paleo is for all seasons, and this collection of summery goodness will prove that being Paleo is delicious at any time of the year. 1. Coconut Yogurt-Less Parfait Healthier than ice cream, nothing says fresh summer morning than a berry parfait. Recipe by PaleoHacks  2. Watermelon Mojito Salad Truly nothing says summer more than watermelon, but why … Continue reading

8 Reasons Why Soy Isn’t A Health Food

Soy products are popular in many different diets, but Paleo excludes it entirely. Why is soy considered healthy from numerous viewpoints but not Paleo? What Is Soy, Exactly? Soy is a bean that belongs to the leguminous family of plants that produce one or several edible seeds in a pod. In addition to soybeans, other popular legumes include common beans, peanuts, peas, and lentils. So, soy is a legume. Legumes are not Paleo. Why? Because they contain anti-nutrients such as … Continue reading

The Food Lover’s Guide to Paleo Snacks

When folks are first starting down the Paleo path, one of the top questions they have is, “Are there Paleo snacks? Can I have snacks on a Paleo diet?” The short answer is, yes—snacks are allowed on a Paleo plan! This is a complete guide to all of your Paleo snack options, including homemade and store-bought. Whether or not you should be snacking on your diet is up to you and your hunger levels. When people are transitioning to the … Continue reading

The Complete Guide to Shopping Paleo

When you go shopping for the first time on the Paleo diet, the grocery store can seem like a completely foreign place! When you’re not used to operating within certain food restrictions, it can be overwhelming knowing what to buy. Take a deep breath. We’re going to walk you through this! Until you get the swing of things, I recommend printing a copy of this guide (or pull it up on your smartphone) to have with you at the store. … Continue reading

The Complete Guide to Saturated Fat

I began my career as a Registered Dietitian at a time when fat was bad stuff and saturated fat was particularly feared and reviled. As a student of nutrition I had been indoctrinated to this way of thinking which had taken hold decades earlier in the 1950s with Ancel Keys's Six Country Analysis of Japan, Italy, England, Australia, Canada, and the United States. Keys presented his findings with a graph that revealed a positive association between animal fat intake from … Continue reading

Paleo for Teens

As the Paleo diet grows in popularity, it’s reaching a younger audience, and for good reasons! Many of the health conditions that teenagers struggle with such as acne, obesity, diabetes, and autoimmune disease can benefit greatly from eating Paleo. But is Paleo for teens a safe diet? The short answer is, yes—it sure can be! The longer answer is that it depends on the foods that are being consumed on the individuals’ Paleo diet. Importance of Diet in the Teen … Continue reading

Osteoporosis and the Paleo Diet

Osteoporosis is a progressive skeletal disease characterized by demineralized porous bones full of holes and a weakened support matrix prone to fracturing. In America, one in two women and one in four men will break a bone due to osteoporosis. Worldwide, the disease results in 9 million fractures a year; a figure that is expected to increase exponentially by 2050 alongside an aging global population. (1,2) Bone matrix is composed of cross-linked collagen fibers that act as both strong scaffolding … Continue reading

Which Version of Paleo Is Right For You?

The Paleo diet has exploded in popularity in the last five years, primarily due to the success of low-carb diets, celebrity endorsements and success stories, and emerging research that proves that Paleo can lead to better health. Health benefits of the Paleo diet can include: Reduced body fat Reduced cholesterol Improved digestion Defense against chronic and degenerative diseases Protection against heart disease and diabetes Principles of the Paleo Diet Unfortunately for modern America, the typical diet that our culture embraces … Continue reading

22 Swaps to Make Your Next Meal More Paleo

The Paleo diet is the original diet of mankind, meaning, it's the foods that humans have been eating for the majority of our time here on earth. Our bodies evolved eating meats and vegetables, and it's not surprising that these are the foods that optimize our health. The Paleo diet includes and excludes specific foods for good reasons. The foods that are excluded on the diet are ones that tend to cause problems for people like weight gain, leaky gut syndrome, elevated blood glucose … Continue reading

Is the Paleo Diet Safe for Babies?

It’s a big deal when a baby goes from only drinking formula or breastmilk to making the leap into the world of solid foods. It’s exciting, and also terrifying, for most parents — especially new parents. As a new parent myself, I thought that introducing solid foods would feel exciting, but when the time came to try some foods with my son, I felt more scared than anything else. Even as a nutritionist, I worried that I would do the … Continue reading

How We Design Our Paleo Meal Plan

Something that we frequently get asked is how our Paleo meal plan is designed. It is a really great question! Our food plan is designed to be an integral part of a lifestyle that turns your body into the highly efficient, optimally functioning, fat-burning machine it is meant to be. This is what nature has always intended for you. With a modern mimicking of the diets of our hunter-gatherer ancestors, we can reprogram our genes for optimal expression, a.k.a. health!   By … Continue reading

How to Start Eating Vegetables (When You Don’t Like Them)

One of the biggest concerns that I get from people who are considering switching over to a Paleo diet is that they don’t like this, that, or the other kind of vegetable. Do you have to LOVE vegetables to be able to eat a Paleo diet? The answer may surprise you! No — you do not have to love vegetables to follow a Paleo diet. You only have to be willing to try them. I’m not saying you have to … Continue reading

Paleo and Hashimoto’s Thyroid Disease

Millions of people are walking around with impaired metabolisms, carrying extra weight that won't budge, suffering from depressive tendencies, inflammation, chronic pain, dry skin, brittle hair, persistent insomnia, and debilitating fatigue. What if I told you that for some people, all of these life-altering symptoms were due to a single disease? And what if I told you that in many this disease regularly goes undiagnosed for years, or is misdiagnosed by medical professionals who often don't run the correct lab … Continue reading

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