Category Archives: Theory and Discussion

Is shaming Parents the only way to Save our Children?

From NPR: “This week, a new anti-obesity media campaign launched in Minnesota has been getting a lot of attention, and not necessarily the good kind. One ad […] features two kids bragging about how much their dads can eat, and … Continue reading

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In the News

This just in, Experimental Type 2 diabetes drugs offer patients hope in midst of global health crisis, meanwhile the most effective lifestyle treatments for Type II Diabetes are being disregarded or completely ignored.  In New York this week, the mayor plans … Continue reading

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Don’t Get an ‘F’ in Food

A question about living on a budget or with limited access to a functioning kitchen has come up recently, specifically from someone living in a college dorm situation. The student was really feeling like he was without any options, especially … Continue reading

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But I can still snack, right?

I’ve been asked a couple of times recently what I snack on with this paleo schtick.  I’ll first actually answer the question, but be prepared for a discussion after on why you maybe _shouldn’t_ be snacking so much. About the Food … Continue reading

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Whole30 – Again

Sara is starting a Whole30 tomorrow and of course I’m along for the ride.  I have a few tweaks to make this time around, but really, I need other things to fall into line. This time I’m going to be … Continue reading

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Resolutions are not Plans

It’s getting close to resolution season.  When it comes to health and fitness, we’ve all done it, said it, written it, made it a goal; we’ve all ‘resolved’ to somehow be healthier.  “This year, I’m going to…” you name it:  … Continue reading

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“Can’t I just do push ups?” – or – What I learned this Saturday in Zumba

As a part of my quest to actually become a fitness trainer/coach and explore the different avenues available to me in my area, I am taking several of the YMCA courses on Fitness in their training certification track. On Saturday, … Continue reading

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Paleo Primer

Robb Wolf is the first person you should be checking out. He has a blog, a book and a podcast that are stop number one for people who follow this lifestyle. If you just want to jump in, just download … Continue reading

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Vacation, Work, family and belonging

or –  “Mental Bullshit” Tomorrow the family and I pile into the car and head for Michigan for a few days of visiting.  Some would call it vacation, but those are only the people who have never gotten into the … Continue reading

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Paleo is Expensive? For Whom?

I reposted CaveMomma’s post on this topic on Facebook and needed to say more, specifically on feeding a family. Look, feed your children.  Feed them the BEST food that you _can_.  Feed them the freshest food that you can, made from … Continue reading

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