5 Causes of Fatigue Your Doctor May Not be Looking For

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Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms that patients report to health care practitioners. In fact, one recent study found that nearly 40 percent of U.S. employees experienced significant fatigue in the previous two week period. (1) This shouldn’t come as a surprise, given the diet and lifestyle that most people living in the industrialized world follow. The average American gets almost 70 percent of calories from flour, sugar, industrialized plant oils, alcohol, and… Read More

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 58, bringing you the best health research and paleo recipes from around the web over the past two weeks.

RHR: What Causes Hormone Imbalance?

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Hormones don’t go out of balance for no reason. In a healthy, functioning person, hormones will be regulated and operating as they should, so when they are out of whack, it is a sign that something is not working properly. This is where we turn to the functional model of endocrinology.

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Recipe: Hearts of Palm and Shrimp Salad

Heart of palm, also known as the “millionaire’s salad,” has a taste similar to that of artichokes. Originally harvested by cutting down whole palm trees, hearts of palm are now produced through sustainable cultivation and are therefore readily available (and affordable). Buy them in glass jars labelled “cultivated.”

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Recipe: Homemade Coconut Milk

Homemade coconut milk is without a doubt better than canned. It’s also GAPS friendly. The thick and creamy consistency depends on the quantity of water used, so experiment to find the consistency that you prefer.