Is a High-Carbohydrate Diet the Best Way to Decrease Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

The Tsimane are an ancestral population who live in the rainforest of Bolivia. They source food from a combination of horticulture and foraging. They have a known high burden of

Emulsifiers and Thickeners — Are They Hampering Your Gut Health?

Even though you’re eating Paleo, have you noticed some emulsifiers and thickeners, like gums and soy lecithin, sneaking their way into your foods? That’s because more than a dozen of

The Two Major Causes of Chronic Illness

Scientific research carried out over the past couple of decades has shown that microbial imbalances (dysbiosis) and inflammation are at the root of a long list of diseases and health

How to Stick to Paleo Regardless of Social Circumstances

There always seems to be an excuse to sidestep healthy eating: an out-of-town guest is visiting, you’re attending a wedding, or the long-awaited weekend has finally arrived. Whatever the excuse,

Vegetable Feast — Mulch, Chives, and Tool Supply

Frank Hyman has a BS in horticulture and design from NCSU. He was an organic farmer and an Integrated Pest Management scout in the 1980s. He co-founded two community gardens

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