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How do we digest carbohydrates?

May 26th, 2015 | Dangerous Food, Eating,

We’ve discussed the basics of overall digestion and how we digest protein in our previous digestion series posts. Now let’s get some insight on how our body handles the almighty carbohydrate.

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How do we digest proteins?

May 19th, 2015 | Eating,

Now that we’ve covered the basics of digestion, let’s get into the nitty gritty. As we mentioned before, the digestive system absorbs nutrients like carbohydrates, protein and fat in very different ways and each of them serve a specific function in our metabolism. So let’s break them down one-by-one; let’s talk protein.

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Digestion: From your mouth to your…

May 5th, 2015 | Eating,

We’ve talked a lot about specific research studies analyzing the influence of foods like artificial sweeteners, sugar, coconut oil and butter on our overall health. But in order to understand how and why these foods influence our bodies, we need to take a step back and talk about the basics of the digestive system. In part 1 of our series on digestion, let’s talk about what happens when you eat food; from your pie hole to your back door and everything in between! 

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Diabetes: the 7th leading cause of death, treated with food

April 22nd, 2015 | Eating, Healthcare

The incidence of diabetes has dramatically increased over the last 30 years. It is the 7th leading cause of death with over 75,000 deaths in 2013.

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Medieval ”science’’ dumbfounds researchers, cures contagious MRSA superbug

April 15th, 2015 | Healthcare, Living

Antibiotic resistant superbugs are becoming more and more prevalent all over the world. This happens when bacteria mutate in such a way that they are able to survive antibiotic treatments.  These “immune” bacteria continue to multiply, deeming the antibiotics completely ineffective in killing the bacterial infection in many cases.

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Vietnamese Shrimp with Honey

April 7th, 2015 | Eating, Recipes, Seafood

Today’s recipe of Vietnamese Shrimp with Honey comes from Hoi An, Vietnam.  After our last cooking class in Hanoi we were so excited to take one in Hoi An, one of the main culinary capitals of Vietnam.  This was probably the best cooking classes we’ve ever taken!  

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Vietnamese Stewed Chicken with Lotus Seed

April 2nd, 2015 | Chicken, Dairy Free, Eating, Primal, Recipes

Today’s recipe come’s from Hanoi, Vietnam. My husband and I have been travelling through Vietnam after our exploration of Thailand and it has been delicious! The fresh herbs on every single dish make them so incredibly fresh and bright. We took a cooking class in Hanoi at a great school called Hidden Hanoi. We took a tour of the food market and then went back to the kitchen to make several dishes including this delicious Stewed Chicken with Lotus Seed, a classic winter Vietnamese dish.

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Insects, Curry and Pork: Paleo You’ve Been Missing

March 25th, 2015 | Eating,

Over the last three weeks, my husband and I ate our way around Thailand. We let our dietary restrictions go to some to degree for this trip, as we wanted to embrace the local delicacies and get the full experience of what is eaten here.  However, we were able to find several paleo-friendly snacks or meals that were deelish!

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Your diet could be causing depression

March 11th, 2015 | Dangerous Food, Eating, Fat, Healthcare

Depression is a serious and severe condition whose prevalence is growing more and more every year. We currently understand depression to be a mental or psychiatric disorder, however recent research suggests that it could actually be an allergic reaction to inflammation. This means that depression may have as much to do with the body as the mind!

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5 of the worst foods scientifically proven to get you addicted

February 27th, 2015 | Dangerous Food, Eating, Fat,

Addictions to drugs and alcohol have been studied for years and are well characterized.  But did you ever think that you can be just as addicted to some of the foods you eat regularly?  

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Carbs

How do we digest carbohydrates?

May 26th, 2015 | Dangerous Food, Eating,

We’ve discussed the basics of overall digestion and how we digest protein in our previous digestion series posts. Now let’s get some insight on how our body handles the almighty carbohydrate. Keep Reading…

Where people typically go wrong when starting a paleo diet

Where People Typically Go Wrong When Starting a “Paleo” Diet

May 22nd, 2015 | Eating

We have just kicked off our latest 30 day challenge and we are absolutely thrilled about this!  This way of eating…REAL, whole food as nature intended has done amazing things for our health and well-being and we are certain it will do the same for you.

We’ve seen and heard from so many people sharing their testimonies on how this way of eating has helped them lose weight, better their health, and improve performance.  At the end of the day it’s a lifestyle change.  Once people experience the benefits…they usually never go back to the way they used to do things. Keep Reading…

Protein

How do we digest proteins?

May 19th, 2015 | Eating,

Now that we’ve covered the basics of digestion, let’s get into the nitty gritty. As we mentioned before, the digestive system absorbs nutrients like carbohydrates, protein and fat in very different ways and each of them serve a specific function in our metabolism. So let’s break them down one-by-one; let’s talk protein. Keep Reading…

digestion

Digestion: From your mouth to your…

May 5th, 2015 | Eating,

We’ve talked a lot about specific research studies analyzing the influence of foods like artificial sweeteners, sugar, coconut oil and butter on our overall health. But in order to understand how and why these foods influence our bodies, we need to take a step back and talk about the basics of the digestive system. In part 1 of our series on digestion, let’s talk about what happens when you eat food; from your pie hole to your back door and everything in between!  Keep Reading…

Diabetes Treatment Food

Diabetes: the 7th leading cause of death, treated with food

April 22nd, 2015 | Eating, Healthcare

The incidence of diabetes has dramatically increased over the last 30 years. It is the 7th leading cause of death with over 75,000 deaths in 2013. Keep Reading…

MRSA natural cure

Medieval ”science’’ dumbfounds researchers, cures contagious MRSA superbug

April 15th, 2015 | Healthcare, Living

Antibiotic resistant superbugs are becoming more and more prevalent all over the world. This happens when bacteria mutate in such a way that they are able to survive antibiotic treatments.  These “immune” bacteria continue to multiply, deeming the antibiotics completely ineffective in killing the bacterial infection in many cases. Keep Reading…

Vietnamese Honey Shrimp

Vietnamese Shrimp with Honey

April 7th, 2015 | Eating, Recipes, Seafood

Today’s recipe of Vietnamese Shrimp with Honey comes from Hoi An, Vietnam.  After our last cooking class in Hanoi we were so excited to take one in Hoi An, one of the main culinary capitals of Vietnam.  This was probably the best cooking classes we’ve ever taken!   Keep Reading…

Vietnamese Stewed Chicken

Vietnamese Stewed Chicken with Lotus Seed

April 2nd, 2015 | Chicken, Dairy Free, Eating, Primal, Recipes

Today’s recipe come’s from Hanoi, Vietnam. My husband and I have been travelling through Vietnam after our exploration of Thailand and it has been delicious! The fresh herbs on every single dish make them so incredibly fresh and bright. We took a cooking class in Hanoi at a great school called Hidden Hanoi. We took a tour of the food market and then went back to the kitchen to make several dishes including this delicious Stewed Chicken with Lotus Seed, a classic winter Vietnamese dish. Keep Reading…

Thai Paleo Food

Insects, Curry and Pork: Paleo You’ve Been Missing

March 25th, 2015 | Eating,

Over the last three weeks, my husband and I ate our way around Thailand. We let our dietary restrictions go to some to degree for this trip, as we wanted to embrace the local delicacies and get the full experience of what is eaten here.  However, we were able to find several paleo-friendly snacks or meals that were deelish! Keep Reading…

Diet and Depression

Your diet could be causing depression

March 11th, 2015 | Dangerous Food, Eating, Fat, Healthcare

Depression is a serious and severe condition whose prevalence is growing more and more every year. We currently understand depression to be a mental or psychiatric disorder, however recent research suggests that it could actually be an allergic reaction to inflammation. This means that depression may have as much to do with the body as the mind! Keep Reading…

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