Should I Exclusively Breastfeed My Infant?

Should I Exclusively Breast Feed My Infant

For the most part, it’s fairly common knowledge that breast-feeding is a healthy thing to do for infants, unless there is a specific and situational reason not to or why it’s not possible.

However, apart from the notion that it’s the natural thing to do, or that it imparts relational benefits, it’s not common knowledge WHY it’s necessarily a good thing to do.

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Is Paleo Only for the Wealthy?

IS PALEO ONLY FOR THE WEALTHY?

There’s definitely an issue with socioeconomic status and health, and it’s something we feel very strongly about. On the other hand, Paleo is a general philosophy geared toward eating unprocessed foods, and although it’s certainly tougher in some situations, I think anyone can move in that general direction and start seeing benefits.
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Paleo Tang Yuan Recipe – Sweet Potato and Purple Yam Dumplings [Guest Post]

Paleo Tang Yuan Recipe with Photos

ChihYu is the recipe developer, photographer, and writer behind the blog I Heart Umami – a recipe inspiration site for Asian food lovers on a Paleo diet and lifestyle. ChihYu’s passion is re-inventing the recipes of her childhood for healthier, lighter, and easier versions without sacrificing the authenticity. She aims to introduce recipes that are popular in Asia but sometimes not commonly known in the Western world and recreate them for paleo food lovers. Download ChihYu’s free meal plan and beginner’s guide to the Asian Paleo diet and follow her on Instagram @ IHeartUmami.NY!

These gluten-free dessert dumplings will bring a big smile to your face. Guaranteed.
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3 Reasons This Seafood Is Your New Best Friend

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Nori. Dulse. Gim.

Whatever you call it, seaweed is a nutritional powerhouse.

Although seaweed is eaten around the world, Japan is the country most commonly associated with seaweed consumption. In fact, recent research indicates that the average Japanese citizen’s gut bacteria is specifically adapted to be able to digest more seaweed than most other folks around the world.

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Is Paleo Good for Diabetics?

is paleo good for diabetics

(Note: We are not doctors, and this is not medical advice. You should always consult your doctor or medical professional, particularly about illnesses as serious as Diabetes.)

Do you want me to email you our Cheatsheet For Lowering Blood Sugar Levels? If so, just click here.

For diabetes (type II), it’s a complicated disease, but at heart, it’s an inability of the body to properly process and use sugar. Regardless of the causes, once someone has type II diabetes, or even just severe insulin resistance, the body simply can’t process sugar very well. This can change over time, but it’s the first thing to address.

That’s why Louise and I believe that all Type II diabetics should be limiting sugars and starches much more so than people without these issues. That includes all processed grains, processed sugars, and legumes, obviously, but it also means limiting certain otherwise Paleo foods like tubers and fruits. Every one of those foods breaks down very quickly into sugar. Starch is no different than sugar once it reaches your intestines and is absorbed into your blood stream. Legumes have more protein than grains, but they’re still mostly starch.

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Is High Cholesterol Bad for Me?

Is High Cholesterol Bad for Me?

Note: Please do not use this article to stop taking medication or as an excuse not to talk to your doctor. I don’t know you or your situation, and even if I did, I’m not a doctor and don’t pretend to treat illness. This is for your information only, to make more informed decisions.

I recently wrote a very long article about whether or not a Paleo diet will raise your cholesterol. If you have the time, please check it out and repin the infographic there.

And I will be coming out with another article shortly titled Cholesterol and Heart Disease: The Cholesterol Myth and What Really Causes Heart Disease.

However, if you want a simple answer to whether or not you should be worried about high cholesterol, then this is as simple as I can make it. There are no links to studies or in-depth explanations in this article – that’s all in the other 2 articles.

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Prebiotics Can Make You Happier and Less Stressed

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If you’re not familiar with the term, prebiotics are the foods that feed the bacteria (and other microorganisms) in your gut.

Prebiotics can be in the forms of foods (mostly foods with fiber and resistant starch like fruits & veggies), or you can supplement with something like raw potato starch, which serves as a prebiotic. It’s important to note that we don’t just need one type of prebiotic. Because we have so many different types of bacteria in our bodies, we need different types of prebiotics to feed them.

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Paleo Chocolate Pistachio Truffles Recipe

Paleo Chocolate Pistachio Truffles Recipe

Chelsea Gold and Leslie Auman, the authors of Health, Happiness, Paleo, met through Instagram before deciding to collaborate on the e-book. Chelsea is a college student in New York, and Leslie works in education in Texas. You can buy your copy of Health, Happiness, Paleo at https://gum.co/HHPaleo.

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