Alton Brown Diet

It is the start of the new year and a lot of folks are choosing to double their efforts at losing weight with their New Year’s resolutions. This seems like a perfect time to post the following treasure that originally aired January 4th, 2010. (That’s 5 years ago to the day.) There’s an episode of Good Eats called ...

Diet vs Autoimmune Disorders 2

When I mentioned it was my birthday and that I would be spending it alone in an unfamiliar area, a person I just met took me to the beach in San Pedro, CA. We talked all night looking at the ocean, talking about life. At some point they began to tell me about their health problems. ...

Can I Eat Cholesterol But Still Eat Sugar, Grains, And Gluten?

This is an an answer to an inadvertent reader question I received.  The full question is “What if I eat cholesterol-full paleo foods and still eat sugar and grains and gluten?”   In other words, “What if I eat tofu as a vegan, but also eat chicken and veal and babies?”   As funny as ...

Give Blood

Apparently we are genetically designed to expect some blood loss, so you should go lose some. Right now. Men, in particular, have no way to excrete excess iron besides blood loss or chelation (dangerous). This probably applies to all heavy metals as well. Simple solution? You should go hit up a Red Cross location and ...

Coconut Milk Shopping Guide

Coconut Milk When I think of coconut milk, I am *never* imagining the ready-to-drink carton beverage you see next to the milk in the grocery store. I personally find that version of coconut milk to be bland, and not surprisingly it has a lot of ingredients in it that aren’t coconut milk. Instead, I think of real coconut milk ...

Bacon “Creamed” Spinach Paleo Recipe

Bacon
  Bacon “Creamed” Spinach Paleo Recipe This recipe seeks to replace the traditional cream fat with bacon fat, achieving a “creamed” texture while complying with Paleo ideals. The additional use of balsamic vinegar makes a dish that tastes like an deconstructed slow-motion salad dressing.  Ingredients 16oz Frozen Spinach 1/2 lb Bacon (smoked preferred, not lean) 2 ...

Paleo Diet Versus My Cholesterol

These results are my own and published for your amusement. Eating Habits Recap I was on a (subjectively) healthy diet (the slow-carb diet) for almost a year which resulted in my lipid panels on 12/12/2011. I’ve been on the Paleo diet since 2/21/2012 with very few exceptions. My data is pretty clean. I haven’t eaten ...
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