Podcast Episode #304: Breast Health with Dr. Elizabeth Boham

Topics Introducing out guest, Dr. Elizabeth Boham [2:01] Functional medicine and the terrain of the body [8:35] Antibiotic use and cancer [12:39] Mind-body strategies [17:51] Incorporating in the healing journey [24:20] Exposure to environmental estrogens [29:40] Perception of control over stress versus stress [36:03] What would you do, a Liz question [41:21] Medicinal mushrooms [46:15] ; Subscribe to Real Food ... Read More The post Podcast Read more

Podcast Episode #303: All about Sleep (+ Healthy Apps)

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [2:11] Shout out: Lori Newlon, The Bariatric Dish [7:11] Sleep and circadian rhythm [9:27] Blue lights and blue-light blockers [16:05] You can't hack nature [22:17] Apps for optimizing sleep [25:12] #Paleointhenews: The coconut oil debacle [31:42] ; Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available in iTunes, ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #303: All Read more

Podcast Episode #302: Self-Love & Adrenals, Stress & Alcohol, Hormones & Birth Control with Dr. Jolene Brighten

Topics Perimenopause and menopause [2:12] Gratefulness mindset [8:37] Alcohol and estrogen [14:11] Healing and alcohol [21:46] Working out while under stress [29:16] Testosterone levels in women [38:06] What happens when you're on the pill [43:43] Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available in iTunes, Spotify & Stitcher.  Show sponsors: ; ; ; ; You’re ... Read More The post Podcast Read more

Podcast Episode #301! The Evolution of Our Thinking (and Our Podcast)

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [2:41] Listener feedback and comments [7:19] 5 years ago, where did you see yourself in 5 years [9:22] Favorite hobby not related to work [13:14] Secret talent unrelated to business [16:35] How have you changed from the first episode to now [23:06] Finding balance in your eating lifestyle [27:20] Diane's travel tip ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #301! The Evolution of Our Thinking (and Our Read more

Podcast Episode #300! Ask Us Anything

Topics Introducing our guest, Cassy Joy Garcia of Fed and Fit [2:46] Ask us anything: Eat one food for the rest of your life [4:53] Favorite Real Housewives [6:03] Least favorite question [6:51] Least favorite question [6:51] Earliest riser [7:40] Best wardrobe [8:19] The most pushups [9:37] Most Mean Girl quotes [9:51] Biggest sweet tooth [10:18] Better dancer [10:30] Biggest ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #300! Ask Us Anything appeared Read more

A Rare, and Never Before Published Book Chapter Concerning Salt and Cancer

When I was in the middle of my academic career during the mid to late 1990’s (I retired from Colorado State University in December 2013,) I had the great pleasure of corresponding with Birger Jansson, Ph.D. at the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Jansson was a Professor in the Department of Biomathematics at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and worked as a biomathematician for the National Large Bowel Cancer Read more

Podcast Episode #299: Female Hormones with Dr. Jolene Brighten

Topics News and updates from Diane [1:24] What our guest is digging lately: yoga app [1:55] Female hormones: When they're out of whack and why [4:24] Contributing factors to hormone fluctuations [12:34] Environmental toxins and liver detox [20:26] Supporting your liver through the natural detoxification [31:09] Postpartum hormone balancing [39:51] Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are ... Read More The Read more

Podcast Episode #298: Fasting with Dr. Jason Fung

Topics News and updates from Diane [1:49] Introducing our guest, Dr. Jason Fung [4:38] The basics on fasting [7:28] Health benefits to fasting [19:06] Intermittent fasting and hormone response [31:43] Benefitting from mini-fasting in combination with keto [46:37] Who should not be fasting [53:41] Hypothyroid and fasting [58:22] How to exercise while fasting [1:03:29] How to tell if we're really hungry ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #298: Read more

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