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When active people get sore feet, the diagnosis is often plantar fasciitis and the prescription is often rest. This post describes how, if you have plantar fasciitis and are an active person, staying active might be more therapeutic than staying entirely off your feet.
There’s a lot of talk about macronutrients in the nutrition world, but we often overlook the fact that simply overeating puts a stress on the system. I think we should include a fourth macronutrient: time between meals. The longer you can go without a meal or a snack or a beverage other than water, the healthier your mitochondria will be.
American’s are now consuming 1000x more soy oil than we did 100 years ago. Soy oil promotes oxidative stress, which makes it more fattening than it’s caloric content would suggest.
A superficial understanding of the Paleo diet can have you running into the grip of powerfully pro-inflammatory toxic oils To be, or not to be, labeled Paleo: that is the question. Lately I’ve been given more opportunities to speak about the Paleo diet, which I take as a complement given that a) adapting a Paleo
The cause of gluten intolerance is not gluten. It’s immune system dysfunction. Learn why your immune system starts to go off track, and what you can do to right your immune system’s wrongs.
Breastfeeding but thinking of quitting? If you worry about aluminum in vaccines, you may be surprised at how much aluminum is found in popular infant formulas.
Canola oil can constitute up to 1/3 of the calories in even a high-end restaurant meal, making your $50 plate a health hazard. Luke and I are on a campaign to get this trans-fat containing “neutral” oil out of restaurants. Take back the tables! Wouldn’t you love it if there were restaurants where people who care about their health could dine with confidence?
The old model describes arteries as so many mechanical tubes that have no way to protect themselves from the inevitable clogging that comes from the consumption of cholesterol and saturated fat. The other, new model sees arteries as living dynamic tissue that, in the context of a healthy diet, is capable of growth, repair, and rising to the challenge of rigorous exercise.
Little wonder people eat fewer veggies than starches and sweets. Even though we all know they’re great for us, they’re more expensive and making them taste their best requires time and the use of natural fats, which we keep hearing over and over are bad for us.
Tiger Woods recently had a single car accident–a nasty one. Reports say he was out for as long as six minutes when his wife found him. When a doctor hears that a patient has suffered a brain injury severe enough to alter consciousness, they get concerned. Loosing consciousness altogether suggests a significant insult to the