The Roundup

Roundup

Here is The Roundup, Edition 37, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past The Wall Street Journal recently reported on the longstanding, international debate over salt and sodium guidelines and whether or not our current targets are set too low for optimal health. A new study came out recently in the New England Journal of Medicine supporting the belief that cutting back on sodium too… Read More

RHR: A Sneak Peek into the Future of Food Production

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This week we have Bobby and Yrmis from Mission: Heirloom, which is a new paleo kitchen and soon-to-be café in Berkeley.  I first met them at my book launch party last year and learned that we share a lot in common in terms of our perspective on food and our beliefs about where food production should be headed.  Then I recently had the pleasure of having lunch at the kitchen and was just blown away not… Read More

Recipe: Tom Kha Gai

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This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. Made with real bone broth and coconut milk, Tom Kha Gai is surprisingly nutrient dense and filling for being such a creamy, flavorful, savory soup. Think Chicken Noodle Soup is the king’s bean when it comes to brothy comfort foods ideal for colds or sore throats? Think again. The Thai coconut soup Tom Kha… Read More

Can Sweeteners Fit into a Healthy Diet?

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Over the past couple months, I’ve delved into the topic of sweeteners, hoping to shed some light on what can often be a controversial issue in the Paleo and ancestral health community. So far, we’ve covered natural sweeteners, artificial sweeteners, sugar alcohols, and even refined sugar and high fructose corn syrup, and I’ve showed you why all sugar is not created equal. For the final post in this series, I want to give you all… Read More

The Roundup

Roundup

Here is The Roundup, Edition 36, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past Researchers recently tested the effects of walking on a treadmill desk while completing mentally demanding tasks. Their results showed that that performance on cognitive tasks are not impaired by walking on an active workstation. They then concluded that implementing active workstations into offices and classrooms could be a way to decrease sitting… Read More

RHR: 4 Natural Alternatives to Aspirin

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The question here is, does taking an aspirin a day or a baby aspirin a day, which is really just a low dose of aspirin, make sense for preventing cardiovascular disease and blood clots?  In particular, Betty’s question was about polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia, and we’re going to call that ET.  That’s what it goes by in the medical world, and it’s going to save me from saying “essential thrombocythemia” every time!  In these… Read More