Review of Gather: The Art of Paleo Entertaining


Gather, the Art of Paleo Entertaining by Bill Staley and Hayley Mason, is a brand new Paleo cookbook designed to inspire year-round celebrations with family and friends. No gathering of loved ones is complete without a table full of delicious food, yet it can be difficult to prepare multi-course meals that can be enjoyed by those who are following a Paleo diet. Bill and Hayley’s book is proof that it’s possible to eat and entertain… Read More

Recipe: Asparagus with Lemon and Almond


A beautiful side dish with a small ingredient list that packs great flavor. Type of dish: Side Dish Equipment: Pot with steamer basket and lid, sauté pan Servings: Makes 4 servings. Ingredients: 2 to 2 1/2 pounds asparagus, washed, tough bottom parts broken off, and sliced into one-inch pieces 1 TB traditional fat of choice 5 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1/2 cup almonds, sliced or roughly chopped juice of one lemon salt to taste… Read More

The Diet-Heart Myth: Why Everyone Should Know Their LDL Particle Number

cholesterol test

To read more about heart disease and cholesterol, check out the special report page. Cardiovascular disease is one of the most misdiagnosed and mistreated conditions in medicine. In the first article in this series, I explained the evidence suggesting that eating cholesterol and saturated fat does not increase cholesterol levels in the blood for the majority of the population. In this article, I will debunk the myth that high cholesterol in the blood is the cause of heart disease.… Read More

RHR: Poor Sleep Patterns, Low Ferritin Levels, and Juice Fasting


Another Q&A episode, which we tried recording in a closet!  The clothes apparently absorb the sound, so I want to hear from you if you notice a difference in the audio quality.  Please leave a comment and let me know how it sounds to you. Sorry it’s a little late. We got off of our normal schedule because of some commitments I had; we’ll be back to normal starting with the next show. In this episode,… Read More

50 Shades of Gluten (Intolerance)


This article was first featured at The Huffington Post. Click here to see the original article. Celiac disease (CD) was initially described in the first century A.D. by a Greek physician named Aretaeus of Cappadocia. (1) But neither Aretaeus nor anyone else knew that CD is caused by an autoimmune reaction to gluten, a protein in wheat. That didn’t become clear until 1950 — several centuries later — when Dr. Willem Dicke, a Dutch pediatrician, conclusively proved that gluten… Read More

The Diet-Heart Myth: Cholesterol and Saturated Fat Are Not the Enemy

butter heart

To read more about heart disease and cholesterol, check out the special report page. It’s hard to overstate the impact that cardiovascular disease (CVD) has in the U.S.. Consider the following: Cardiovascular disease affects 65 million Americans. Close to one million Americans have a heart attack each year. In the U.S., one person dies every 39 seconds of cardiovascular disease. 1 of 3 deaths that occurs in the U.S. is caused by cardiovascular disease. 1 in… Read More