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Real Life Changes – Emma’s Story: A yoga teacher gone Paleo

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This is a recent testimonial from one of my readers and a yoga teacher of my mother’s, Emma, who lives in New Jersey and runs a fantastic studio called South Mountain Yoga. I’ve had digestive problems for years. I remember leaving the dinner table when I was a kid, using the excuse of going to the bathroom, and then just …

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Book Review: “Wheat Belly” by William Davis, MD

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In “Wheat Belly” Dr. William Davis, a preventative cardiologist, helps us to understand the multi-faceted, widespread and far-reaching problems with the so-called “staff of life” that has come to dominate the landscape of American food. He walks the reader through the history of the wheat plant, from its roots as an ancient grain to its current state as a modern, ubiquitous, genetically modified …

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Real Life Changes – Emily’s Story: “Every choice matters.”

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This is a recent testimonial from one of my clients, Emily, who lives in San Francisco. In the middle of my 29th year, obviously anticipating the big 3-0, I found myself fat, unhappy, depressed and battling chronic ‘stomach issues’ (to put it tactfully). I looked in the mirror and didn’t like what I had become. The scale was tipping 181 pounds …

When Fall Hands You Apples…

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Make applesauce! At my office, we are lucky enough to get a CSA delivery of fruit and nuts every week. We get fresh, seasonal fruit to snack on while we’re working, but sometimes we don’t make it through all of the older fruit before the new delivery comes. So…rather than chuck out the older, slightly less than perfect fruit, I usually …

How Does Your Fridge Stack Up?

Admin Bacon, Coconut, Dairy and Dairy Free, Fats and Oils, Gluten and Gluten Free, grass-fed meat, kale, nut, organic 3 Comments

After recently viewing a video posted on You Tube by Erin Huggins, I decided to show you what’s in my fridge after a recent trip to the grocery store. I love getting my week started knowing that I’m well prepared to fuel myself with delicious and wholesome foods. Let’s take stock of what I have in there! I’ll go through …

Are You a “Non-Food” Eater?

Admin Coconut, Dairy and Dairy Free, Fats and Oils, Gluten and Gluten Free, nut, soy, too much soy 4 Comments

A few of you have asked me to clarify what I meant by calling foods “non-foods” in my last posting. Here are some requirements to consider before calling something a food. It looks like it does when it’s picked/harvested or pronounced dead in it’s original form. OR if I can make it in my own kitchen from it’s original form …