Mobility is Freedom: The Basics of Myofascial Release

Knowing the importance of mobility, and what tools to use, is essential in achieving your fitness goals. You can strengthen muscle all you want, but without good range of motion

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

We know the holidays are about far, far more than giving and receiving material things. Time with loved ones, healthy, delicious food, and disconnecting from work and technology—these are the

Is Sugar Addiction Real? 5 Steps to Achieving Peace with Sugar

With the average American eating 19 teaspoons of sugar daily, and studies finding its intense sweetness eight times more addictive than cocaine, unprecedented numbers of people now identify as “sugar

What Do You Smell Like? It Depends on Your Microbiome . . .

Human body-odor formation is greatly affected by the structure and activity of human-associated microbial communities. In other words, the trillions of microorganisms that colonize your body heavily influence your body’s

Cheers to Paleo(ish) Drinks and Cocktails!

Let’s be honest—are you 100 percent Paleo, all the time? Or are you mostly Paleo, with a few concessions every now and then, for those guilty pleasures you just cannot

Five Things Vegans and Paleo Dieters Have in Common

Vegans and Paleo dieters are sometimes regarded as two distinct human communities, with diametrically opposed ideologies. Some may even suggest that these two health-conscious groups have declared war on each

Beyond Your Food: Pasture-Raised, Regenerative Leather

The concerns of many vegans and vegetarians go beyond what’s on their plate to the care and welfare of animals they don’t even eat. They choose not to wear fur

Are Protein Requirements Significantly Underestimated?

“How much protein do I actually need?” If you ask a typical dietitian this question, they’ll likely answer 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of bodyweight per day (this being

Why Eggs Hurt Your Belly

Unfortunately, the “signature” Paleo breakfast of eggs and bacon is not for everyone. Even if you don’t have a diagnosed food allergy, perhaps you’ve noticed nausea, bloating, abdominal cramps, gas,

Fluxed Eating: An Overlooked Microbiome-Disrupting Epidemic

The field of nutrition is rife with disagreements. Wherever you look, you’ll find people arguing about various diet- and health-related issues. Some debaters emphatically claim that saturated fats are harmless,