Tips for a Healthy Summer: Part 1

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Summer is finally upon us, and warm weather plus longer daylight hours means plenty of opportunities to boost your health and wellness. There are lots of natural ways to boost your nutrition, maximize your physical activity, and enjoy this season’s many pleasures, while avoiding common health problems that crop up over the summer months. Summer can be a great time to focus on revitalization of your body and mind. In this two-part article, I’ll explain… Read More

RHR: The Afternoon Sugar Crash, Green Smoothies, and Liver Detoxification

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A 100% Q&A episode. Keep your questions coming! In this episode, we cover: 2:35 What to do about sugar cravings and “the afternoon crash” 23:05 How to change your diet for an essential tremor 35:25 The truth about green smoothies and oxalates 42:10 Are there natural ways to shrink ovarian cysts? 47:40 The best method for liver detoxification Links We Discuss: How to check your blood sugar Does Parkinson’s Begin in the gut? Full Text… Read More

Book Review: The Paleo Diet Budget Shopping Guide

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I sometimes hear people claim that eating a Paleo diet is too pricey for them or their family, and that price is an obstacle when trying to improve their eating habits. The idea that this style of eating is substantially more expensive is a misconception that can prevent many from changing their diet to a more healthful one. In order to dispel this myth and teach people how to make a Paleo diet affordable, Robb… Read More

The Best (and Worst) Cookware Materials

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With the wide range of cookware available on the market today, it is easy to see why consumers may be confused about which materials to look for. I am frequently asked about my opinion on various cookware materials, particularly regarding their safety and potential toxicity. In addition to the health issues with various cookware, there are also differences in quality, durability, and ease of use that may influence your decision on what type of material… Read More

Having a 4th of July BBQ? Win $130 of free grass-fed meat from US Wellness Meats!

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This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to the lucky winner Dan R.! What are you grilling this summer? Enter my giveaway for a delicious grilling pack from US Wellness Meats! US Wellness Meats is an online purveyor of all things pastured and grassfed. They’re a great resource for all kinds of meat including beef, lamb, poultry, bison, rabbit, and even wild caught seafood. I highly encourage checking them out if you’re unfamiliar with their business.… Read More

Recipe: Creamsicles

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Kids and adults alike can enjoy the summer heat with these tasty treats! These creamsicles are very easy to prepare and make a fun project for the kids. Type of dish: Kids Equipment: Masher or immersion blender, popsicle containers with sticks Servings: Makes large batch of popsicles Ingredients: 1 lb. strawberries, chopped 2 oranges 16 oz full fat yogurt (if purchasing, check for no added ingredients other than milk and cultures) dash vanilla Directions: Squeeze the juice… Read More