Mezcal: The “Newest” Old Drink

If you’re someone who opts to follow a Paleo diet and you’d like a drink, chances are fairly good that you’re going with a tequila, as it’s always grain-free. Alternatively, for someone who’s more in line to follow a general ‘clean eating’ approach, choosing a neat vodka for its low sugar content may be what […]

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Are Almonds Really All That?

We’ve gotten quite used to peanut-free zones in our schools and labeling on products warning that certain products may have been exposed to the oil made from these sneaky little legumes that masquerade as nuts. In the early 90’s, as a result of the articles in medical journals (1) discussing the seriousness of peanut allergies, many […]

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Beyond Weight Loss, Why Natural Fat is Our Friend

If you’ve integrated a keto, paleo or keto-paleo approach, why are you doing it? From reasons ranging from wanting to lose weight, create optimal mental focus, perform and recover at a higher level both in sport and in life to the mere simplicity the approach creates in terms of not having to shop, prep, pack […]

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Top Five Foods for Heart Health

Veggies, Omega 3s, berries… you’ve heard it before but let’s dive in a little deeper, and add on some other uber-healthy food and drink items that make eating enjoyable and feel far away from being a ‘diet’. Yes, I’m talking about chocolate, rich, abundant fats and wine… or better yet, mezcal! Valentine’s Day is just […]

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Avocado + Caviar: Paleo, Keto and Uber Healthy!

When you think keto, chances are your mind goes right to fat-coffee, zero added sugar and snacks tailored to fit into your cyclical intermittent fasting. But when you do want something small between lunch and dinner, are there any more natural options to choose from rather than some of the more highly processed products on […]

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Liver Made Tasty

Yes, it is possible to make this one food that many shy away from taste great. Whether it’s because you’ve only eaten it in the past after it had been prepared in an unattractive manner, or the concept of eating organ meats frightens you, I encourage you to be a bit open minded and consider […]

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Top Five Foods for Optimal Gut Health

You are what you eat! You’ve heard it before, but studies (1) now are showing it’s true down to the microscopic level. 90% of our cells are nonhuman, microbial cells. And since our diet influences our microbes, it’s true: We really are what we eat. The good news is that you can cultivate a new […]

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A Keto Diet for 2018: Top Five Tips for Success

Going Keto for 2018? Without a doubt, it’s a great way to lose weight, improve mental focus, boost your performance as an athlete as well as at work, all while you further your journey down the path toward optimal health… if it’s done properly, that is. Often, the initial response to the idea of eating […]

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