FAQs: All about fermented cod liver oil (and why I don’t take fish oil)

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A note from me before you delve into this extensive Q&A on fermented cod liver oil: Fermented cod liver oil is the only “supplement” I take regularly and I recommend it for others as well. I first learned of this product several years ago while beginning my nutrition studies and while weighing the differences between it and a standard omega …


FAQs: How can I eat Paleo without a gallbladder?

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My maternal grandmother, who many of you read about in my book, has no gallbladder. My father has no gallbladder. I’ve said it many times over, when I talk about my background and motivation to study and teach nutrition, that I live and eat in a way to do the best I can to prevent not only ailments like cancer …

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Are you paralyzing others with Paleo Perfectionism?

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I visited my local lululemon athletica shop last week wearing my “WILL WOD FOR PALEOKITS” T-shirt and was kindly greeted by the cashier, “Are you Paleo?” Am I Paleo? Hmm… well, I certainly eat Paleo, at least according to my own set of standards. I quickly informed the lovely cashier (whose name I did ask for but now forget, darn …


FAQs: What are good Paleo carbs to eat?

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I’ve decided to start a bit of a series of FAQ posts since it seems like a good idea to get some of these questioned answered up in writing to share with my readers, and for you all to share with others who likely ask the same questions of you. So, here we go… starting it off with one I’ve …

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The Dish on Sugar & Sweeteners

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(note: I originally published this post last year but somehow the formatting got really fouled up in the blog transition so I had to re-publish it… here you go!) I get a TON of questions about sugar and sweeteners. Most people just want to know which are okay to eat and which are bad. But, of course, I can’t just …