New Scientific Study: Calories Matter

May 23, 2016 in Categories: by

New Scientific Study: Calories Matter

Do low-carb diets have a “metabolic advantage” for weight loss? That’s the million-dollar question! For years, some prominent health figures have proposed that low-carbohydrate and ketogenic diets help us burn more body fat even when we eat the same number of calories (or more) as we do on higher-carbohydrate diets. This belief comes partly from […]

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Giveaway of the Week: Sweet Apricity Caramels and Paleo Angel Power Balls

May 22, 2016 in Categories: by

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Finding snacks can be pretty tough on the Autoimmune Protocol, and when it comes to treats, we can sometimes be totally stumped! But last year I discovered two incredible companies that are making clean, AIP-friendly treats that are totally portable and totally delicious. Paleo Angel Power Balls and Sweet Apricity Caramels are my go-to when I […]

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Paleo Waffles

May 21, 2016 in Categories: by

Paleo Waffles

Not only are these waffles completely Paleo, but they avoid many of the pit-falls of Paleo adaptations of grain-based foods; namely, they don’t rely on nut flours (see The Pros and Cons of Almond Flour: Rebuttal to “5 Reasons To Avoid Almond Flour”) or expensive specialty ingredients.  Really, they’re just green plantains (a very starchy […]

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Guest Post by ChihYu Smith: How to Make Healthy Food More Flavorful

May 16, 2016 in Categories: by


ChihYu Smith is the recipe creator behind – a site that teaches people how to cook Asian-inspired paleo cuisine. In less than a year, her work has been published throughout the U.S. and Australia, including HuffPost Healthy Living, The Paleo Living Magazine, Eat Drink Paleo and other Paleo niche sites. I’m happy to welcome […]

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Everything Causes Cancer: How much can science really tell us?

May 14, 2016 in Categories: , , by


“Everything causes cancer is not the conclusion you want to draw from science” — John Oliver Last week on social media, I shared an article that I had written on The Link Between Meat and Cancer, which details the mechanisms understood so far in the scientific literature and what that means in the context of […]

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TPV Podcast, Episode 195, The Latest in Weight Loss Research

May 13, 2016 in Categories: , by

The Paleo View TPV 195 Latest in weight loss research

Ep. 195, The Latest in Weight Loss Research On this episode of The Paleo View, Stacy and Sarah discuss some of the latest research available on the topic of weight loss, and specifically look into a thorough study that was completed on ‘The Biggest Losers’ contestants’  significant weight loss and their ability to maintain the […]

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Guest Post by Peter Hirsh–How to Strategize Your Workouts

May 12, 2016 in Categories: by


Peter Hirsh is a nationally certified personal trainer and kettlebell instructor who has been teaching and training with kettlebells for over ten years. Peter has dedicated his life to the enrichment and well being of others and currently teaches classes and trains students one on one in San Diego, California. Wanting to reach a larger […]

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Are Microwaves Safe to Use?

May 7, 2016 in Categories: , , , , by

Are Microwaves Safe to Use

Microwaves are a hot topic in the health community (pun intended!), and the internet is full of claims that they leak radiation, destroy nutrients, change the chemical structure of food to become toxic, and pose a wide variety of health risks. Even the term “nuking” our food brings to mind scary images of atomic bombs […]

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AIP Barbacoa

May 2, 2016 in Categories: , , by

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Alaena Haber of Grazed & Enthused developed the AIP taco beef recipe for our collaborative AIP cookbook and guide, The Healing Kitchen. I was blown away by Alaena’s ability to recreate Mexican flavors using only AIP-friendly seasonings (that’s right, no chili powder, which is the usual dominant spice in taco beef).  Following the Autoimmune Protocol […]

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Broth: Hidden Dangers in a Healing Food?

April 30, 2016 in Categories: , , by


It’s no secret that I’m a huge broth fan! Between its helpful mineral content and abundance of important amino acids (especially proline and glycine), it’s definitely meets the criteria for a healing and nourishing food to include in our diets. But, every once in a while, an article makes the rounds claiming that bone broth […]

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