What is “Dirty Keto”?

So you’ve decided to commit to a Low Carbohydrate, High Fat (LCHF) or keto-type diet. Good for you! Soon you will be enjoying less brain fog, more energy, less inflammation, better immunity, decreased depression and anxiety, decreased pain, and many more benefits hard to believe in a culture struggling to survive on the Standard American […]

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What’s the deal with MCT oil?

It seems everywhere you go these days someone is talking about MCT oil. But why? What is the deal with MCT oil? MCT stands for Medium Chain Triglyceride. This describes the molecular structure of the fatty acid’s tail. MCTs are purified forms of saturated fats, usually from coconut or palm. In a nutshell, the reason […]

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How to Meal Prep Like a Pro

Meal prepping became fashionable a few years ago when healthier eating and busier lifestyles began to merge. People simply grew tired of eating stuff passed to them through a window after a long day. The obvious solution was to have dinner mostly done when they got home. Seems logical, right? There are several advantages to […]

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Food as Therapy: The Dark Side

Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine and thy medicine food.” I can totally get behind that. In fact, I have based my business on the fact that whole food, sunshine, and healthy movement is the best medicine. Eat well to be well, I always say. But what happens when a person’s relationship to food […]

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Fat: The Good, The Bad and The Oxidized

I used to be the kind of person who would alter recipes to make them as lean as possible. I would buy the leanest cuts of meat, sauté things with vegetable broth, opt for skim milk, use flax in place of butter, and shun the yolks. You would find me eating every couple of hours, […]

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Chia Seeds for the Win!

Not long ago, I thought chia seeds were the stuff you started a Chia Pet with. Why was everyone talking about these little black seeds? Once I learned more about these beauties, it didn’t take long for me to start adding them to everything I could think of. For such an innocent looking tiny little […]

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