I hate New Years Resolutions. Really and truly I do. If you think about a New Year’s Resolution, it doesn’t really make any sense. What makes January 1st any different than any other day of the year? I understand that there is a momentum for change that happens in the beginning of the year, because [...]
Archive | December, 2011
It’s been almost 3 months since I’ve gone full-blown Paleo, and I can say without a doubt that the winter holiday season has been the hardest time to maintain my healthy lifestyle, for a number of reasons. One obvious reason is the celebration factor. During the holidays, everyone wants to eat special food, go out [...]
You’ve made the commitment to feed yourself, your partner, and/or your family Paleo foods. That’s great! But where does your pet fit in on the Paleo spectrum? Is Fido still eating corn/soy/wheat based kibble? Are you still giving him “Beggin’ Strips” as his treat? If you won’t eat fake bacon, why should your dog? Here [...]
American Meat (2010) Directed by Graham Meriwether http://www.americanmeatfilm.com/ Last night, in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, I had the pleasure of attending a ‘film and feast’ viewing of the documentary “American Meat”, a film that addresses the many concerns of conscientious meat eaters as well as those Americans who understandably question the ethics or environmental impact of [...]
As much as I love belonging to a CrossFit gym, as a grad student scraping by on waitressing money, I can’t afford to spend $100+ per month on fitness. It’s a huge bummer because I love the challenge and structure of CrossFit, but I just can’t justify spending that much money on a fitness regimen. [...]
I’m currently a graduate student at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, pursuing a Masters in Public Health Nutrition (MPH-RD). I'll be writing about essential components of ideal nutrition, nutrient dense foods and how to prepare them, product reviews, recipes, and current events in the world of Ancestral Health.