Do Polyphenols Improve Your Gut Bacteria?

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This is a guest post written by staff nutritionist Kelsey Marksteiner, RD. Click here to read her blog or join her newsletter! While you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn’t think polyphenols are healthy for you, one of the lesser-known benefits of consuming a diet high in polyphenols is its beneficial impact on your gut bacteria. There are certain substances that have a very significant impact on our gut bacteria balance, like probiotics for… Read More

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Stress: A New Frontier for Treatment?

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This is a guest post written by staff nutritionist Kelsey Marksteiner, RD. Click here to read her blog or join her newsletter! If you or someone you know suffers from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), you know how devastating this condition can be. While some may function well, others can have their lives practically ripped out from under them – unable to work, go to school, or engage in many of their favorite activities. CFS is… Read More

How to Prevent Diverticulitis Naturally

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This is a guest post written by staff nutritionist Kelsey Marksteiner, RD. Click here to read her blog or join her newsletter! If you’ve ever experienced a diverticulitis attack, I’m sure you’d be the first to say that it’s not a pleasant experience. I bet you’d be willing to do a lot of things to prevent it from happening again! Or maybe you’re someone who has been diagnosed with diverticulosis by your gastroenterologist, but you’re… Read More

How to Prevent Diverticulitis Naturally

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This is a guest post written by staff nutritionist Kelsey Marksteiner, RD. Click here to read her blog or join her newsletter! If you’ve ever experienced a diverticulitis attack, I’m sure you’d be the first to say that it’s not a pleasant experience. I bet you’d be willing to do a lot of things to prevent it from happening again! Or maybe you’re someone who has been diagnosed with diverticulosis by your gastroenterologist, but you’re… Read More

Recipe: Paleo Hummus

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Zucchini substitutes for the traditional chick peas to make a bean-free hummus dip. Type of dish: Snack Equipment: Blender or food processor Servings: Makes 4 servings. Ingredients: 2 medium zucchini, chopped ¾ cup tahini ¼ cup olive oil, plus extra for garnish juice of one lemon 2 medium/large cloves of garlic 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp sea salt 2 TB minced fresh parsley leaves for garnish optional: 1 tsp paprika to sprinkle on top… Read More

Four Ways to Improve Your Paleo Lifestyle

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Note: Tomorrow (Saturday, March 23rd) is the last day to save 75% on the recordings from the Healthy Life Summit, which includes my talk, Chronodisruption: The Dark Side of Artificial Light. The Summit includes presentations from 35 experts, authors and bloggers on topics ranging from Making Real Food Affordable to Metabolism and Stress to Treating Eczema From the Inside Out. The presentations begin on Sunday, March 24th and you can listen to them live for free. Click here to… Read More