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Early Warning Signs of Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

Early Warning Signs of Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

Are you the type of person who likes to be proactive about your health? Are you pretty healthy and want to keep it that way? Then this post is perfect for you! Last time, in What IS Diabetes?, we talked about diabetes risk factors, and how to test yourself to see if...

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What IS Diabetes?

What IS Diabetes?

Have you - or someone you care about - been diagnosed with Prediabetes or Type 2 Diabetes, and you want to learn more about these conditions? Or, do you have Diabetes in your family (or have other risk factors) and are concerned about getting it yourself? In that...

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CleanKeto Success Guide

CleanKeto Success Guide

So you’ve read my blog posts What Is CleanKeto, and Is CleanKeto For YOU, and you’ve decided that, yes indeed, CleanKeto is for you. Awesome! (And if you haven't read those yet, please do so before deciding to proceed with CleanKeto...) Whether you’re wanting to do...

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Things Your Pee Can Tell You For Pennies

Things Your Pee Can Tell You For Pennies

With easy to use, inexpensive Urinalysis Reagent Strips (~15¢ per strip here), you can quickly test your pee at home and obtain some interesting and useful information! How Urine Test Strips Work Urine test strips, aka Urinalysis Reagent Strips, consist of a plastic...

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Is CleanKeto For You?

Is CleanKeto For You?

If you’ve read my article What Is CleanKeto, you might be wondering if this anti-aging, health-enhancing way of eating could be right for you. That’s what we’re going to talk about today: who is likely to benefit from CleanKeto, and who shouldn’t do it. What Ails You?...

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What Is CleanKeto?

What Is CleanKeto?

Have you heard the term Clean Keto, but aren’t sure what it means? That’s understandable! Because it’s an often used term, but has no common or “official” definition. Well, my version – which I differentiate from the generic term “clean keto” by calling it “CleanKeto”...

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The Case for Low Carb

The Case for Low Carb

For the past fifty years, the medical establishment and the U.S. government have preached the same basic dietary rules: eat lots of carbs (6-11 servings of “healthy” whole grains and 2 cups of sugar-laden fruits per day), restrict fats and overall calories, and...

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Top 20 CleanKeto Superfoods

Top 20 CleanKeto Superfoods

When you’re working on optimizing your diet and your health, superfoods are a great place to focus, to get the biggest bang per bite. What Are Superfoods? The label “superfood” doesn't have an official or scientifically-based definition, but rather, it is a term...

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Beet Power! The Many Health Benefits of Beets

Beet Power! The Many Health Benefits of Beets

Beyond being a super tasty and beautiful addition to your plate, beets are a nutritional powerhouse that have tremendous healing powers - some might really surprise you! Health Benefits of Beets Nutrient Dense When you are working on making your diet healthier (go...

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The Vegetarian Myth

The Vegetarian Myth

Vegetarianism is often adopted for ecological, moral/ethical, and/or health reasons. But does it achieve what we wish it to? If everyone became vegetarian, worldwide, would that actually be better for the environment, minimize harm to animal life, and improve human...

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Study Reveals Pastured Beef Reduces Atmospheric Carbon

Study Reveals Pastured Beef Reduces Atmospheric Carbon

As a follow-up to my article, Is Grassfed Meat Good For The Environment, I wanted to share some exciting new science on this topic! [The following is from a report shared by White Oak Pastures, a multi-generational farm using radical regenerative farming practices to...

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The Best and Worst Vegetable Oils

The Best and Worst Vegetable Oils

There are many items that we know to avoid in our diets. For example, you probably already know that trans fats are bad for your health. But there are many other items that are touted as healthy, that really aren’t. And part of the problem is that there’s so much...

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What’s Wrong With Grains?

What’s Wrong With Grains?

In the food pyramid and other standardized forms of dietary recommendations such as MyPlate, grains have made up the foundation of the recommended diet for a few decades now, encouraging people to eat 6-11 servings of "healthy whole grains" every day. However, in...

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How to Find the Best Pastured Meats

How to Find the Best Pastured Meats

If you read my posts on the health benefits and the environmental benefits of pastured meats, then - if you weren't already - hopefully now you're planning to source more of your proteins from pasture-raised animals. Fortunately, finding high-quality grass-fed meats...

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Is Grass-Fed Meat Good for the Environment?

Is Grass-Fed Meat Good for the Environment?

Environmental health has been at the forefront of the public consciousness in recent years. The disastrous and increasingly negative consequences of global warming and the continued impact that we’re having on our planet have made climate change a cause that many are...

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