Podcast Episode #297: Practical Tips: Keto & Paleo

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [1:45] Today's topic: practical tips for changing your diet [9:17] Sugar-burner versus fat-burner [14:53] Transitioning to a real food way of eating [20:57] Getting your mindset right [26:50] Too much too soon [33:23] Slipping back into junky eating [37:05] Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #297: Read more

Podcast Episode #296: Taking Control of Your Own Health with Dr. William Davis

Topics News and updates from Diane [1:43] Something I'm digging by our guest, Dr. William Davis [3:46] Listener feedback about Dr. William Davis [7:54] Undoctored: Dr. Davis' new book [9:49] Inspiration for Undoctored [14:11] Personal responsibility of the patient [18:13] 6 simple steps to better health [25:24] Having a discussion with your doctor [29:50] Creating more demand for holistic healthcare ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #296: Read more

The Paleo Diet April Digest – Spring Bring Positive Changes!

Spring is definitely in the air Paleo Dieters! Though if you live here in Colorado you may be saying, “Happy Summer” already! Spring is a time of change and at The Paleo Diet we continue to evaluate and implement new and creative ways to keep our site fresh, current and relevant.  April was a time for us to plan for some exciting new programs we feel certain our visitors will find refreshing and beneficial. Keep coming back to visit us.  We would Read more

Podcast Episode #295: Summer Skincare & Sunscreen

Topics News and updates from Diane& Liz [2:05] Follow-up comment from previous podcast [14:34] Shout out: Genevieve Howland from Mama Natural [17:17] Using sunscreen and headaches [19:24] Showering after sun exposure; washing away the vitamin D [23:27] Safer sun exposure and protection [29:38] Removing dark spots [38:14] Diane and Liz's top products for summer [42:21] Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #295: Read more

Saturated Fat and Omega-6: Should One Replace the Other? Part II

In Part I of this series, we looked at the longstanding recommendations of many governmental health organizations to reduce dietary saturated fat and replace it with omega-6 fats. Doing so supposedly, these organizations claim, reduces cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. As we saw in Part I, however, there is considerable controversy within the nutrition science community concerning this claim. There’s a case to be made for decreased saturated Read more

Podcast Episode #294: Low Carb & Keto with Jimmy Moore

Topics News and updates from Diane[2:40] Introducing our guest, Jimmy Moore [5:56] Something new that I'm into from Jimmy [9:37] Let's talk about keto [11:30] Factors affecting carb amount [17:27] Who would best benefit from keto; or not [21:34] Burning fat for fuel [25:44] How to know when you're in ketosis [30:44] Timeframe for trying out keto [38:20] Exogenous ketones ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #294: Low Carb & Keto with Read more

One More for the AGES: Dr Cordain Responds to Reader’s Questions about Advanced Glycated End Products

More than most sciences, the nutrition world is rife with debate and wildly different recommendations. Normally the debates center around our common knowledge of nutrition: macro- and micronutrients; glycemic index; caloric balance; etc. But sometimes it’s what we don’t know – or at least what few know – that’s important. One example is Advanced Glycated End Products or AGEs. Still new and not well understood within the nutrition world, Read more

Podcast Episode #293: Mindset & Inner Strength with JJ Virgin

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [1:47] Introducing our guest, JJ Virgin [3:23] Something new that I'm into: Kite Hill almond ricotta cheese [5:08] JJ's backstory with her son [6:53] Having the right mindset for challenges [13:40] Finding time for self-care [22:51] Diane's takeaways [33:00] Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #293: Read more

Podcast Episode #292: Nutrition Challenges & Mindset

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [2:04] Something we're digging and an impromptu shout out [11:32] Nutrition challenges and mindset [16:08] Can an Abstainer become a Moderator? [21:00] Food reintroduction and cravings [26:44] Balance and grace [36:56] Finding your why [42:08] Social support [47:37] Habit hacking [51:58] Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are ... Read More The post Podcast Read more

Podcast Episode #291: Portion Control

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [2:37] Listener shout out: sourdough bread [6:41] How to portion without weighing [10:44] Smaller more frequent, or larger and further spaced meals [22:53] Where does snacking come in? [36:55] Losing while nursing [42:26] Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available in iTunes, Spotify & Stitcher.  Show sponsors: ... Read More The post Podcast Read more

Podcast Episode #290: Calorie & Macro Counting

Topics News and updates from Diane and Liz [1:54] Shout out: social media commenter who shared a recipe picture [5:30] Today's topic, and an excerpt from Liz's book [7:17] Finding a balance between over and undereating [13:03] Is calorie counting even necessary? [21:52] Providing accountability [28:48] Taking a long-term approach [33:33] Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The ... Read More The post Podcast Episode Read more

The Paleo Diet Health Benefits Infographic

Recently, I made an infographic about some interesting Paleo statistics and touched lightly on its health benefits. Still not impressed with Paleo? Well, here I am with another infographic to convince you that Paleo is life changing. Through its philosophy of eating real and whole food, incredible health benefits are what you’re looking for at the end of the tunnel. Credits: Images used courtesy of Sonder Creative Reference: 1. Kaczmarczyk, M.M., Read more

Podcast Episode #289: Dr. Terry Walhs: The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life

Topics Introducing our guest, Dr. Terry Wahls [2:12] Quick update from Diane [5:03] Updates from Dr. Wahls [5:34] Listener comments for Dr. Wahls [6:42] How the Wahls Protocol works [14:20] Summary of the Wahls Protocol [17:35] A question of nightshades [22:05] Supplementing with seaweed [30:15] The Wahls Protocol on a budget [35:04] Keto on Wahls Protocol [46:34] Wahls for TBI ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #289: Dr. Terry Walhs: The Read more

The Paleo Diet February Digest – Saying Farewell

Happy Spring Paleo Diet Readers! February was a sad time at The Paleo Diet with the passing of one of the pioneers of the Paleo Diet and a close friend – Dr. Staffan Lindeberg. So, it’s only appropriate that our feature article is a moving tribute by Pedro Bastos, Dr. Lindeberg’s final Ph.D. student. Along with the tribute we also brought you our usual postings of practical nutrition advice, recipes, and interesting new science to live a healthy Read more

Podcast Episode #288: Travel Tips: On-the-Go Options, Bringing Baby, Beauty, & Baggage

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [7:02] Reader feedback from episode 278 [14:22] Recap of Diane's travels to NTA and Expo West [21:04] Reader feedback from episode 285 [32:33] Diane's travel tips: Lodging [38:56] Diane's travel tips: Air and car travel [42:47] Liz's tips: traveling with kids [47:50] Diane's travel tips: Final quick tips [59:39] ; Subscribe to ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #288: Travel Tips: On-the-Go Read more

Podcast Episode #287: Wired to Eat with Robb Wolf, Appetite Control & Carb Tolerance

Topics Shout out to the Master Class students [1:37] Introducing our guest: Robb Wolf [2:33] Something Robb is digging lately [4:36] Wired to Eat [5:51] The importance of sleep [20:42] The Paleo diet not for aesthetics [29:37] Intermittent fasting for women [35:00] Carbohydrates and thyroid function [42:52] Keto and thyroid function [48:04] Hyperpalatability, overindulging, and paleo ancestors [51:06] Helping parents ... Read More The post Read more

Get Grains Off the Brain

When it comes to good nutritional choices, the mainstream media and food companies have taught us that grains are truly one of the best choices we can make. But is the science saying the same thing? Over the last few years, there’s been a rapid increase in scientific research showing that grains may actually be one of the worst choices we can make when it comes to our brain’s health.1 A fact that is only just starting to reach the media through Read more

The Gluten-Free Trend and its Implications for Paleo?

A study recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine highlights two related trends in celiac disease and gluten-free diets. First, the prevalence of celiac disease has remained fairly flat during the past five years, while second, the percentage of people without celiac disease adhering to gluten-free diets has more than tripled.1 Is this foolish, beneficial, or a little of both? In this article, we’ll examine what these trends do and don’t tell Read more

Podcast Episode #285: Healthy Snack Ideas

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [2:05] Something I'm digging this week: new baby line from Beautycounter and Primally Pure [4:14] Healthy Paleo Snacks [6:47] Our favorite snacks [13:11] Grab and go snacks [22:55] Let's talk about nachos [26:56] Talking about jerky [35:09] Drinks [37:45] ; Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #285: Healthy Snack Read more

Podcast Episode #284: Women’s Health & Hormones with Melissa Ramos

Topics News and updates from Diane [1:59] Introducing our guest. Melissa Ramos [3:40] Something that I'm digging: Mindset work [4:48] Melissa's background with hormonal health [6:42] Hormones and acne [11:26] Raising low progesterone and PCOS [21:42] Timeline in balancing hormones [25:06] Prioritizing hormones to rebalance first [31:59] Getting your period back [38:50] What to expect in postpartum phases [45:20] ; ... Read More The post Podcast Read more