Paleo on a budget-Part 2 Tips & Tricks

This is a quick run down of foods I buy, which are 'paleo' in the loosest sense (maybe primal is better? WAPF?), and also don't cost a lot of money. I don't eat wheat/rye, limited dairy (for calcium), limit nuts (so expensive and often rancid); avoid fresh meats (expensive); avoid beans (don't tolerate well).ย  *I …

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Light of your Night

You probably, like all of us, have lights in your home. And you probably turn the lights off before bed. That's probably pretty unhealthy. Mommyblogs have discussed the blue-light exposure pretty extensively, but I'm here to 100% support their efforts. Your body is a machine regulated in part by the light that you see. Blue …

Kombucha Craze

It's interesting to see the mainstream slowly adopting things that have been fringe ("") for awhile. Kombucha is definitely one of them--people don't know why it's good--but I'd argue its popularity springs from the fact it closely resembles ย soda pop. It's acidic and slightly bubbly, and then to differentiate itself from pop a bit, it …

The great SOY debate

Paleo vs. vegan: one of the biggest points of contention is the consumption of soy. As of 2013: "Consequently, the question of whether or not phytoestrogens are beneficial or harmful to human health remains unresolved. The answer is likely complex and may depend on age, health status, and even the presence or absence of specific …

A pretty moderate review of Aluminium

Let's open with this moderate suggestion: "Avoidance of Al exposure, when practical, seems prudent." There is prolonged retention of a fraction of Al that enters the brain, suggesting the potential for accumulation with repeated exposure. Recent studies have demonstrated that small, but a considerable amount of Al crosses the blood brain barrier, enters into the …