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4-Day Intensive Paleo-Friendly Cooking Workshop in NYC

4-Day Intensive Paleo-Friendly Cooking Workshop in NYC

Go Paleo! was asked to pass this along by our friends at the Natural Gourmet Institute. It sounds like a great event if you are in the NY area. ————————————————– Paleo-Friendly Kitchen: A 4-Day Intensive The recently popularized Paleo diet – an offshoot of the Traditional Foods diet – is based on the eating habits of Paleolithic […]

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Sunshine in the Bedroom – More reasons to make sure you are getting enough Vitamin D

Sunshine in the Bedroom – More reasons to make sure you are getting enough Vitamin D

Medical research keeps mounting regarding the importance of having adequate vitamin D3 levels, whether through sun exposure or supplementation. Remember, as I have written before, Vitamin D3 receptors are found on almost every cell in the body, including the penis and testicles.   Most of us have heard that Italians know about love: researchers at […]

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Let the Sun Shine In – The Importance of Vitamin D3

Let the Sun Shine In – The Importance of Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3 is more than a vitamin it is a pro-hormone found in almost every cell in the body. Vitamin D3 receptors are found in the gut, breast, brain, bone and prostate. Vitamin  D3, or cholecalciferol if you want to sound really smart at dinner parties, can be made by the body through the exposure […]

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5 Reasons to Enjoy Amazing Asparagus

5 Reasons to Enjoy Amazing Asparagus

  When I was a child, my mother served canned asparagus, which was vile. As a result, for many years I steered clear of this particular vegetable. Fortunately, I was lucky to discover that fresh asparagus is much better than canned. It is a vegetable with some amazing health benefits. Asparagus has been used as a […]

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Is Whey OK?

Is Whey OK?

I get a lot of questions from patients pursuing a Paleo Lifestyle if supplementing with Whey protein is okay.  The Paleo Lifestyle is about eating minimally processed food, reducing stress, minimizing exposure to toxic chemicals and moving your body in functional ways.   Mark Sisson states that whey protein falls into the 80/20 category: it […]

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Overtraining Syndrome and Paleo – Part 1

Overtraining Syndrome and Paleo – Part 1

This is a two-part blog; in Part 1 I will discuss the physiological and psychological effects of Overtraining Syndrome (OTS) and Part 2 will review how you can use the Paleo Lifestyle to prevent and treat Overtraining Syndrome. Overreaching vs. Overtraining When an athlete, (professional or amateur) is training for an event, a certain amount […]

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7 Ways to Help Regulate Your Appetite

7 Ways to Help Regulate Your Appetite

Eating can be defined as an instinctive response to the sensation of hunger. If we assume this definition, then, logically, we would only eat when we were hungry, and we would stop once we felt full. For many of us, this is not the case. The argument can be made that in the U.S. it […]

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Healthy Kids and Chicken Nuggets; can you have both?

Healthy Kids and Chicken Nuggets; can you have both?

As a Paleo-oriented physician, I just want to say that I hate Chicken Nuggets! Those disgusting pieces of leftover chicken parts mashed together, covered with nutritionally devoid wheat flour and fried in cheap hydrogenated oils. Yuck!   Many parents tell me that is the only type of meat they can get their children to eat. […]

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Promoting Paleo to Kids: Don’t Let SAD Marketers Win

Promoting Paleo to Kids: Don’t Let SAD Marketers Win

As a Paleo parent, the task can sometimes seem daunting, but the effort you put into teaching your children about good nutrition can pay off with huge dividends. The Journal of the American Medical Association : Pediatrics published an article in January revealing the extensive food marketing targeted at children that takes place in schools. […]

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Starfruits and Sustainability: Paleo in Your Own Back Yard

Starfruits and Sustainability: Paleo in Your Own Back Yard

One of the criticisms levied against a Paleo diet is that it is a non-sustainable, elitist diet. It is the diet of the venture capitalist or the stay at home soccer mom who gets into his or her SUV after Crossfit class to drive 30 minutes to Whole Foods to buy $45.00/lb. Bison Tenderloin. Not […]

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