How artificial light is wrecking your sleep, and what to do about it

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“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” – Irish Proverb The evidence for the health benefits of adequate, restful sleep is overwhelming. Decades of research has shown that sleeping between 7 and 9 hours per night can relieve stress, reduce the risk of many chronic diseases, improve memory and cognitive function, and may even help with weight loss. (1) As many of us know by now, getting… Read More

Do fat people live longer?

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We’ve all heard the recent news story splashed all over the TV and internet: overweight people actually have a lower risk of dying than those of normal weight.  (1) What a shock to the millions of Americans on a weight-loss diet, not to mention the hundreds of health professionals, research scientists, and government policy makers who are working around the clock to combat the obesity epidemic in this country! Could it be that we’re all… Read More

Poop: the cure of the future?

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Poop has been all over the news lately. (And no, I’m not talking about the recent election.) I’m referring to fecal transplant, the process of transferring a healthy person’s stool into a sick person’s colon in order to restore the bacterial balance. It sounds bizarre, and even a little crazy, but doctors and scientists all over the country are discovering just how effective fecal transplants can be. Just last week, the Chicago Tribune wrote a… Read More

Beyond Paleo: moving from a “paleo diet” to a “paleo template”

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Follwing a Paleo diet doesn’t encourage you to think or experiment to find what works for you. Following a Paleo template does.

How to prevent spending the last 10 years of your life in a diaper and a wheelchair

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The conditions we associate with aging are common, but they certainly aren’t normal. Read this article to find out how to age gracefully.

Paleo-Nerd-A-Thon with Robb Wolf & Mat LaLonde

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Don’t miss out on the Paleo-Nerd-A-Thon with Robb Wolf, Mat LaLonde and myself!