Tag: Health/Nutrition

Getting Back On The Horse

I’m back and I wish I could say I felt refreshed and raring to go this Monday –but I don’t.  The last few weeks I have felt seriously run down and all I have wanted to do is stay under the covers in my bed more »

Resources to Start your Paleo Journey

Just looking into Paleo? Or doing a Whole Life Challenge for the First time? Here’s a good group of resources where you can begin your research… Practical Paleo & Primal – How to Sustainably Eat Better to Look & Feel Better Mark’s Daily Apple (Primal expert) more »

Kids and Health: The Decline of Good Nutrition and Fitness Programs in Schools

Kids: Get them Moving & Eating Healthier. They will Learn More. Guaranteed! Physical Activity During my training as a CrossFit Kids coach, we really dived into how much research is available regarding how exercise and physical fitness helps kids learn. Getting kids to move throughout their more »

Changes in the Food Pyramid

Goodbye Food Pyramid, Hello Dinner Plate The Obama administration is about to ditch the food pyramid, that symbol of healthy eating for the last two decades. In its place officials are dishing up a simple, plate-shaped symbol, sliced into wedges for the basic food groups more »

Your work is making you fat

Workplace Cited as a New Source of Rise in Obesity Looking beyond poor eating habits and a couch-potato lifestyle, a group of researchers has found a new culprit in the obesity epidemic: the American workplace. A sweeping review of shifts in the labor force since 1960 more »

Going Gluten Free

Gluten-Free: The Low-Carb of This Decade? The slant of this is annoying — that you shouldn’t go gluten free if you don’t have a health issue bc  you could lose out on vitamins. If you are eating whole, clean foods –that shouldn’t be an issue. more »

Sugar- the most demonized additive known to man

Is Sugar Toxic? It’s so interesting to gain the insight and knowledge that science provides us around what we are trained to put in our bodies — On May 26, 2009, Robert Lustig gave a lecture called “Sugar: The Bitter Truth,” which was posted on more »

Challenging Conventional Wisdom: Gary Taubes

Gary Taubes on “Why We Get Fat” Yes, Yes, Yes.  Eating the crap foods creates cravings for more crap food — and you are living in a vicious cycle.  That’s why I think eating a Paleo like diet is key. Cut out most carbs and eat whole, more »

Safeway’s Simple Nutrition Shelf Tags – A Review

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by Safeway to do a review of their new Safeway.com/Simplenutrition healthy options label system they were rolling out in their stores.  In their words: Safeway understands that shoppers want to make better nutrition for themselves and their families. But more »

Steve’s Original for the WIN!

Last weekend, I tried a Paleo Krunch Bar from my friend Jason — and that was all I needed — it was Delish! Seriously, folks. A delicious blend of coconut, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, almonds and honey, PaleoKrunch fits into your bag and can answer more »