Guide to a Good Night’s Sleep

If you are having sleep problems, whether you are not able to fall asleep, wake up too often, don’t feel well-rested when you wake up in the morning, or simply want to improve the quality and quantity of your sleep, try as many of the following techniques below as possible: • My current favorite for…

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Ignoring the Low-fat/Skim Milk Advice

by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition If your spouse and your friend’s are double-teaming you to cut fat out of your diet, don’t fall for it. You might also want to be careful for the good old milk trick! You probably know it by heart… “Milk: It does a body good.” Surely, nothing could be further from…

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The Yolk’s On You

Apologies for that headline. By now, most folks are aware that eggs are not unhealthy despite their high cholesterol content. (Though not everyone, because Eggbeaters is still in business!) Eggs contain quality protein, fat, and important vitamins and minerals. Most of the nutrition is found in the yolk of the egg, which is why we’re…

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What To Do If You Need To Take Antibiotics

by Chris Kresser A few years ago, I wrote an article about the often devastating effects that antibiotics can have on the gut flora. While it’s extremely important to avoid unnecessary antibiotic use, what about those who have carefully considered their options and decided that antibiotics are necessary in their situation? Is there no…

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Nutrition in the NBA; Part II: Paleo diet takes hold for myriad reasons

By Ken Berger This week,’s three-part series on nutrition in the NBA will explore players from Dwight Howard and Derrick Rose to Blake Griffin and Ray Allen who’ve adopted similar nutritional approaches to achieve a variety of goals. In Part II, players discuss their experience with the caveman diet. As urban legend would…

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Biggest Loser’s Jillian Michaels Misses the Mark

Many Paleo Dieters recognize the name, Jillian Michaels, who is best known as a personal athletic trainer on NBC’s reality television show, The Biggest Loser. She recently commented upon The Paleo Diet on a video “Paleo Diet Daily Dose with Jillian Michaels | Everyday Health” trending on YouTube. Because of Jillian’s national notoriety and widespread…

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Is Whole Wheat Worse Than a Candy Bar?

by Sean Croxton A tablespoon of pure white sugar. A Snickers bar. A banana. And a slice of whole wheat bread. If I were to ask you which of the edible items above causes the greatest surge in blood sugar, which would you choose? My guess is that most people would pick the Snickers…

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