Paleo Conversations: Dr. Amy Myers

October 27, 2016 in Categories: by


This week on Paleo Conversations, I chat with Amy Myers, MD, a renowned leader in Functional Medicine and 2x New York Times Bestselling author of The Autoimmune Solution and The Thyroid Connection. She is the founder and medical director of Austin UltraHealth, a functional medicine clinic that treats patients from all over the world who are overcoming chronic […]

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How to “No ‘Poo”

October 24, 2016 in Categories: by


I don’t wash my hair. There, I said it. But I promise it’s not as bad as it sounds! After decades of struggling with limp and rebellious locks, dry and brittle hair, split ends, and a chronically raw, itchy, and flakey scalp, I found that an alternative approach to shampoo worked amazingly well for me. […]

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What is a “Safe Starch”?

October 22, 2016 in Categories: by


Ever since the Paleo movement first started gaining popularity, starch has been a hot topic! Ongoing debate exists around whether Paleo is supposed to be a low-starch diet, whether we should avoid starches due to their potentially high glycemic index, and whether the human body benefits from certain starchy foods (especially ones containing fermentable fibers […]

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Paleo Diet Clinical Trials and Studies

October 15, 2016 in Categories: by


In the media, the Paleo diet is sometimes criticized for being based on “reenactment” (which is so not true!), for increasing disease risk due its saturated fat and cholesterol content, or harming health due to a deficiency in certain key nutrients (like calcium or carbohydrates). Fortunately, we have solid scientific evidence to battle all of […]

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3 Ways to Avoid Smelling Like a Caveman

October 8, 2016 in Categories: , by


While the rationale for the Paleo dietary template as well as our community’s focus on activity, sleep habits, stress management and toxin-free environments is just as steeped in contemporary physiology as it is in evolutionary biology, the caveman is undeniably the unofficial mascot of the Paleo movement.  But when our real food and functional movement […]

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Paleo Conversations: Danielle Walker

October 6, 2016 in Categories: by


This week on Paleo Conversations, I chat with Danielle Walker, the voice behind about Paleo travel, family, and her new book Celebrations!!  This fantastic new book (Danielle’s third!!!) has 125 recipes for grain-free, dairy-free, gluten-free comfort food dishes for holidays and special occasions. Danielle Walker is also the author of two New York Times best-selling cookbooks, […]

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Self Care and Healing From Chronic Illness (includes vlog)

October 3, 2016 in Categories: , by


There is increasing interest within the scientific and medical communities in something called self-management, a fairly loosey-goosey term for any intervention or complementary approach to managing chronic illness and other long-term health conditions.  Self-management may include patient education, support for decision-making, self-monitoring, and psychological and social support.  It encompasses diet and lifestyle changes to improve […]

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