“Hi, my name is Laura and I’m a carbophobe.” I’m serious. I’ve spent the last 4-5 years literally AFRAID of carbohydrates. It all started when I gained about 10 pounds during a stressful period of my college career, and decided to try a very low carbohydrate diet as a way to lose weight quickly before [...]
Archive | February, 2012
Just in case any of you wanted to hear me get my nerd on… I’m posting the assignment I’ve just written for my introduction to nutritional biochemistry class. We were asked to write about the biochemical properties and metabolism of high fructose corn syrup, how it relates to sucrose metabolism, and possible consequences of excess [...]
Today I attended a Parkour meet up session, organized by FifthApe, an organization that teaches Parkour classes, martial arts, strength training, and barefoot running just down the road from me in Chapel Hill. Colin, who owns FifthApe and is well versed in the Paleo/Primal/Weston Price lifestyle, led the meet up today, taking us around campus [...]
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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.