3 Ways to Regulate Insulin that Have Nothing to Do With Food

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Regulating blood sugar levels is a key feature of any health-promoting diet. High blood sugar levels after eating are a major stimulator of reactive oxygen species (ROS), which are chemically reactive molecules that have important roles in cell signaling (the complex communication between and within cells) and in homeostasis (maintenance of a stable environment inside and outside the cell). But ROS are also potent signals for inflammation and Read more

Pumpkin Bars

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Who here has been following us from the beginning? Do you remember our first fall blogging, and the recipe for Pumpkin Spice Squares that I made? They may have tasted good, but they were not cute, and neither was the photo of them. We’ve come a very long way with our recipes and our photography, and I kind of love looking back at some of our first photos. We were so proud of those recipes and photos, and thought they were our best work Read more

Keto Chicken Pot Pie – Low Carb

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This Keto Chicken Pot Pie has a biscuit top crust and a creamy, rich filling!  Perfect fall comfort food, this low carb chicken pot pie is courtesy of Annissa from Simply So Healthy, and it looks simply so AMAZING!!!  Thanks Annissa, this incredible chicken pot pie will be getting made at our house as soon... The post Keto Chicken Pot Pie – Low Carb appeared first on I Breathe I'm Hungry. SOURCE: I Breathe I'm Hungry - Read entire Read more

Some Favorites from Our Maternity Photoshoot

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When Rob and I were in Virginia a couple weeks ago, we made a date with our wedding photographer to take some photos to document this crazy, special time in our lives. It's been so special to work with Ashley throughout every big milestone we've gone through so far--from engagement photos to our wedding day and then getting a dog and still now, as we await the arrival of our first child. Read more

Episode 121: The Relationship Between Food And Sleep With Dan Pardi

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Thanks for joining us for episode 121 of The Ancestral RDs podcast. If you want to keep up with our podcasts, subscribe in iTunes and never miss an episode! Remember, please send us your question if you’d like us to answer it on the show. Today we are thrilled to be interviewing  Dan Pardi!   Dan Pardi’s life’s work centers on how to help people live healthfully. He is the CEO of humanOS.me which leverages a novel behavior model Read more

Two New Studies Show the Many Potential Anti-Inflammatory Benefits of the Paleo Diet

The increased abdominal fat that many women develop after menopause due to hormonal changes and the skin disorder psoriasis are divergent health concerns that would seem to have little in common. But two recently published studies found a common ground – chronic inflammation. More importantly, the anti-inflammatory properties of the Paleo Diet were found to improve both [1, 2]. After menopause, women have a tendency to “redistribute” fat around Read more

Roast Duck with Winter Vegetables

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Guess what? It’s getting noticeably cooler here in Virginia, which means it’s just about roasting weather. I love making roast dishes once the temperatures dip, because it’s an easy (and aromatic) way to warm up the kitchen during chilly weather. In truth, I developed this dish a few months ago, when I was working on a particular chapter for my upcoming cookbook, but decided to hold off on sharing this recipe until we had Read more

Five Paleo Dinners To Cook Next Week #70

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Dave and I are in a small trough of rest between my parents’ visit to Prague and our upcoming trip to Venice—where we’ll explore for a few days on our own, then be reunited with my mom and dad for a bit before they head back to the States. We’re resting a lot, reading great books (currently very enthralled with REAMDE by Neal Stephenson), and eating healthy food after the beer-cake-schnitzel apocalypse of the last 10 days. (I Read more

My Surprising Beautycounter Trip + the launch of Healthy Inside & Out YouTube Channel

This weekend was my 36th birthday, and I gave myself the gift of attending Beachside at Biltmore – a Beautycounter trip. OK – hold off on running away and freaking out. I know some of you roll your eyes and scroll when you see “Beautycounter”. If that’s you – can you PLEASE READ. I’ve even created a video talking about this if you prefer that format (see below)! ♥ I had the privilege of attending training Read more

Beef Stew

Beef stew is a hearty, warming meal that you can count on to fill your belly and feed your soul.... The post Beef Stew appeared first on Paleo Leap | Paleo diet Recipes & Tips. SOURCE: Paleo Leap | Paleo diet Recipes & Tips - Read entire story here. Read more

Kimchi Cauliflower Fried Rice

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I’ve been on my Ready or Not! book tour since late July, which means I’ve been eating out for weeks on end. It’s not as glamorous as it may sound; even though I generally love eating out, there comes a point when I just get desperate for home cooking (and knowing every single ingredient that I’m putting in my mouth!). That’s why I’m excited to finally be back in my home kitchen and cooking something umami-licious. Of course, I’m still the queen Read more

Episode 372 – Gretchen Rubin – The Four Tendencies

This episode we have Gretchen Rubin back on the podcast. Gretchen is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home. In Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives, she provides surprising insights and practical advice drawn from cutting-edge research, ancient wisdom, and her own observations, about how we can make our lives better Read more

14 Super Probiotic Recipes to Realign Your Gut

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Today’s awesome post is offered up by Aimee McNew of PaleoHacks.com. Enjoy, everyone! Bacteria outnumber cells in our body at a ratio of ten to one! Since the average human body has about 37 trillion cells, we literally carry around an astounding number of bacteria. Probiotics are the “good” bacteria that keep digestion working, skin healthy, and the immune system in check; they even benefit mood and mental health in positive ways. Bad Read more

9 Reasons You Should Try Acupuncture

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Acupuncture is a practice that is part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Practitioners stimulate specific points on the body, using a variety of techniques which usually includes inserting thin needles through the surface of the skin. The acupuncture technique praised for its many health benefits involves penetrating the skin with thin, solid, metallic needles that are either manipulated by the hands or electrical stimulation. (1) In Read more

RHR: Unanswered Questions About SIBO

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In this episode we will discuss: Is lactulose breath testing an accurate way to diagnose SIBO? Is SIBO always pathological? Are our treatments effective? Is SIBO always the underlying cause? Should probiotics and prebiotics be avoided during treatment? Does a long-term low-FODMAP diet help prevent recurrence? [smart_track_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/thehealthyskeptic/RHR_-_Unanswered_Questions_About_SIBO.mp3" title="RHR: Read more

Easy Baked Coconut-Crusted Salmon

If you’re bored of ho-hum grilled fish, this easy coconut-crusted salmon recipe is just what your tastebuds are… The post Easy Baked Coconut-Crusted Salmon appeared first on Paleo Blog. SOURCE: Paleo Blog - Read entire story here. Read more

Podcast Episode #313: Gretchen Rubin – The Four Tendencies

Topics Introducing our guest, Gretchen Rubin [1:30] Something new that I'm into: Gretchen Rubin [3:17] The Four Tendencies [4:42] Unexpected impacts [8:01] Letting go of negative connotations [13:41] Finding your accountability [18:13] Tendency type changes [22:46] Obliger rebellion [25:25] Upholder tendency [35:12] Upholder tightening [37:58] Questioner and planning [41:27] Explaining healthy eating to a Questioner [45:33] Helping a Rebel Read more

The PURE Truth About That New “Low Carb is Best” Study

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It’s that time again… when highly misleading headlines hit the airwaves about a new scientific study, and the whole internet goes wild! You may have recently seen a flurry of articles, tweets, and status updates proclaiming that low-fat diets will kill you and high-fat diets will keep you alive. The headlines range from “PURE Shakes Up Nutritional Field: Finds High Fat Intake Beneficial” (Medscape) to “Cutting down on saturated fat can shorten Read more

Chopped Salad with Grilled Salmon

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I love salads, but it’s easy to get burnt out on having the same one over and over. Bill and I have our go-to salad which is usually organic lettuce, black olives, and cucumber. It’s simple, but delicious. I usually top mine with Tessemae’s Lemonette dressing, but I have not been able to find it for months, and it’s been devastating! The dressing will make or break a salad for me. If I hate the dressing, I won’t Read more