Intermittent Fasting… A Good Idea?

In modern society, for those of us living in westernized affluent nations; we don’t need to go hungry ever. We are always surrounded by both an abundance of food and opportunities with which to consume it. We may be so ingrained in daily eating patterns, that we have lost the ability to hear when the … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting… A Good Idea?

Does What We Eat Every Day Have an Impact on Future Generations of Offspring?

When I make choices every day about what I am going to eat I usually consider things like: what I like the taste of, what I’m in the mood for, what might cause a negative reaction and because I’m into nutrition, the macro and micro nutrients that will be involved. I can easily say that … Continue reading Does What We Eat Every Day Have an Impact on Future Generations of Offspring?

Good, Bad, Clean, Dirty…The Morality of Food

There was a time where food was just food. It was sustenance, an energy source, fuel utilized for a functional purpose. Before the industrialization of agriculture and processed foods, you were pretty limited by your locale, climate and season as to which foods made up your daily diet. Back then, people ate to simply fuel … Continue reading Good, Bad, Clean, Dirty…The Morality of Food

Kids and Nutrition

At family mealtimes it is not uncommon for my kids to ask things like, “Does this food item have the “good” bugs in it?”, “What vitamins are in this ingredient?”, or, “Is this a food that the “good” bugs in our gut like to eat?” This occurs mostly due to the fact that we try … Continue reading Kids and Nutrition

Women and Weight Loss… 5 Common Mistakes

Have you been trying to lose weight but not having much success? If so, you’re not alone, as approximately 50 million Americans try to lose weight every year and just 5 percent report keeping the weight off, according to the Colorado State University Extension. A lot of women attempt to lose weight while unknowingly making … Continue reading Women and Weight Loss… 5 Common Mistakes

The Autoimmune Protocol and Reintroductions

The Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) has helped me so much. It literally healed me from the inside out and I am forever grateful that I found out about it and did the hard hard work of going through it. It seems so hard when you first start and have to give up so many foods (eggs, … Continue reading The Autoimmune Protocol and Reintroductions

Is Offal Really All That Awful?

My 7 year old son was beside himself with excitement as we went on a day trip up to Kansas City last week. He knew that along with several other stops, we would be heading to our very favorite butcher shop, The Local Pig. If you’re ever in the Kansas City area do yourself a … Continue reading Is Offal Really All That Awful?