Diet

What is the Paleo Diet?

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The Paleolithic, Primal, Hunter-Gatherer or Caveman diet is a way of eating based on research into the diets of ancient cultures prior to the development of agrarian societies and grain based diets.  The diet distinguishes itself from other diets in a few key ways. Emphasis on unprocessed, unpackaged whole foods. Zero restriction on calories.  Eat as much as necessary to feel satiated. Caloric priority is on fats first, protein second,and carbohydrates last. Blood sugar regulation is a key component of the diet. General guidelines Eat grass fed meats, fish, naturally raised...

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Five Simple Ways to Avoid that Afternoon Energy Crash

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1. Eat a high fat, high protein breakfast Many people eat  carb heavy breakfasts like cereals and pastries or they skip breakfast altogether.  If you want to mess up your energy for the day eating a bunch of carbs or nothing at all is a perfect way to start.  A carbohydrate based meal with a high glycemic load will trigger the release of insulin (which lowers blood sugar).  After you eat a pastry the insulin can actually knock your blood sugar down lower than it was before.  As blood sugar levels drop, cortisol comes in to counter that action.  Cortisol is secreted by the adrenal glands...

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The Amazing Benefits of Bone Broth: Recipe Included

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I have recently started making bone broth and drinking it in the morning.  What is bone broth you ask?  It’s really just a soup stock made from animal bones.  However it provides our bodies with an amazing array beneficial nutrients including collagen, gelatin,glycine, proline, calcium, magnesium, glucosamines, chondroitin, marrow, and trace minerals found in the bones.  Plus it makes a great stock for curries, soups, and any other recipes that call for stock. People who suffer from joint conditions and other chronic diseases such as leaky gut may benefit from regular intake of bone...

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