• Run a 5k race

    Run A 5K This Summer

    I got back into 5ks in my mid thirties and I’m glad I did. They add urgency and a purpose to your fitness efforts. I’d challenge anyone who wants to live healthier and who wants to loss weight or get out of the house to sign up this year for a 5k. No matter if you have run one before or not.

  • Chocolate Weightloss

    Eat Chocolate = Lose Weight? Spoiler: April Fools

    Taken From Gizomodo I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here’s How. John Bohannon 5/27/15 4:23pm “Slim by Chocolate!” the headlines blared. A team of German researchers had found that people on a low-carb diet lost weight 10 percent faster if they ate a chocolate bar every day. It made the front page of Bild, Europe’s largest daily newspaper, just beneath their update about the Germanwings crash. From there, it ricocheted around the internet and beyond, making news in more than 20 countries and half a dozen languages. It was discussed on television news shows. It appeared in glossy print, most recently in the June issue of Shape magazine (“Why You Must Eat Chocolate Daily,” page 128). Not only does chocolate accelerate weight loss, the study found, but it leads to healthier cholesterol levels and overall increased well-being. The Bild story quotes the study’s lead author, Johannes Bohannon, Ph.D., research director of the Read More

  • Japanese fish salads – first impression

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  • Using Nutritious Alfalfa for Food and Farm

    Can you name the 4th most widely grown crop in the United States? It isn’t cotton or wheat. Neither is it oats nor rice. Surprise! It is alfalfa.
    What is Alfalfa?
    Alfalfa is a semi-perennial plant in the legume family.
    It has many names, the two most common are lucerne (used in the UK,
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  • Homemade Paleo Milky Way Candy Bars (Try these!)

    One of the best things about making your own homemade paleo recipes is having the ability to add a healthy spin on some of your favorite candy snacks. Take this recipe for paleo milky way for example—homemade chocolate nougat, caramel, and just enough sweetness to quell any sweet tooth. You would never guess that this is 100% paleo approved.
    Homemade Paleo Milky Way Candy Bars (Try these!)
    Jess (Paleo Grubs) …

  • The Habit of Calm When You’re Feeling Frustrated

    By Leo Babauta Someone recently asked me about getting frustrated when they feel overloaded, and then shutting down or lashing out. “This has been something I’ve struggled with for most of my life. I had an instance today where I could have been more calm and rational about the situation but calm and rationality gave […] …

  • Almond-Ricotta Lasagna

    Need a twist on a traditional lasagna? Try this!
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  • Saccharin

    The Case Against Saccharin

  • Crunchy Homemade Paleo Kit Kat Candy Bars (ermahgerd!)

    One of my biggest guilty pleasures when I was growing up was the classic Kit Kat bar. These days, thanks to the paleo diet, I no longer have to feel guilty about enjoying them thanks to this homemade paleo kit kat recipe. It offers up everything you know and love about kit kat bars with a perfectly crunchy inner core and a decadent outer layer of chocolate.
    Crunchy Homemade Paleo Kit Kat Candy Bars (ermahgerd!)
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  • Health Happenings

  • Easy and Soul-Satisfying Paleo Crockpot Egg Drop Soup

    If you’ve been craving Chinese food but would rather cook your own meals from scratch, then this crockpot egg drop soup recipe is going to be a treat. It offers a paleo twist on a classic Chinese dish by adding in hearty ingredients like chicken breasts and eggs to really beef up the protein content of the dish. What makes this dish give off that authentic Asian vibe is the fresh ginger, garlic cloves, and scallions. It all comes together beautifully to make a bowl of crockpot soup that’s simultaneously nice and light while also being paleo approved.
    Easy and Soul-Satisfying Paleo…

  • Plant Based Milk. What You Need to Know Before Buying

    Have you noticed that plant based milk seems to be everywhere in both supermarkets and healthfood stores? In some places, the alternative milk brands on offer exceed those for dairy!
    Is any of this stuff good for you or your kids? What things should you be looking for if you are unable to tolerate dairy milk and want to use it in your home?
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