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In the Age of Artificial Intelligence, What Does It Mean to Be Human?

Editor’s Note: A version of this article originally appeared in our October/November 2018 print issue. Cogito Ergo Sum ​"I think, therefore I am." This famous quote by Rene Descartes, a

Is There Room in Our Cupboards for Old Bay and New Bae?

McCormick & Company, creator of Old Bay® seasoning, files a trademark infringement lawsuit against Primal Palate for their "New Bae" blend From offering protein bars to salad dressings and everything

Chaga, Reishi, Lion’s Mane, Oh My: Which Medicinal Mushroom Is Right For You?

They're scattered across forest floors, peeking out from under fresh-cut lawns, and perched on tree-trunks like organic shelves. You might give them a lingering glance because of their beauty or

4 Ways Refined Sugar Is Hindering Your Healing

It’s the villain of the health and wellness world. It’s sneaky, and hides in all sorts of non-Paleo foods. It’s cheap, addictive and blended into just about everything on supermarket

Walking—The Truest Form of Paleo Exercise

When I was in my teens, I remember thinking that walking didn’t really qualify as “exercise.” Back then, I was doing lots of sports and went regularly to my local

Does Recent TMAO Research Suggest That the Paleo Diet Causes Heart Disease?

Detractors of the Paleo diet often mention how it may increase a molecule called trimethylamine N-oxide, or TMAO, which has been correlated with disease states. Proponents of a vegan diet

How Finding Your Tribe Can Keep You Young

This article was originally published in our Oct/Nov issue under the title "An Antidote to Loneliness: How Finding Your Tribe Can Keep You Young." Think back to a time when

Float. Freeze. Listen. Walk. Alternatives to Traditional Meditation

Mindfulness is a word heard frequently in the world of health and fitness, and meditation is often touted as a way to achieve a mindful state. More than just a

Is Your Low-Carb Diet Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut Microbiome?

Low-carbohydrate diets continue to be a contentious subject, but they can be useful in certain applications. A well-designed low-carbohydrate diet can provide all the raw materials the body needs to

Why We Shouldn’t Rely Only on Animal Studies

In a recently released article, scientists studied “strongly heated carbohydrate-rich food” (i.e., French fries) and cancer risk. Frying potatoes produces a compound called acrylamide. Acrylamide has been theorized as a