Is Your B-Complex Vitamin Doing More Harm Than Good?


I recently received a tweet from a reader named Savannah, who asked the following question: @AncestralizeMe do you recommend a specific brand of a B vitamin complex to take? — Savannah Smith (@savannahxolynn) August 14, 2014 I realized something that should be a simple question could actually be quite complex (no pun intended!) depending on […]

Great Times at the Raleigh Paleo Pop-Up Dinner


Last night, I had the pleasure of attending a Paleo “pop up” dinner at the Busy Bee Cafe in downtown Raleigh. I found out about the event as it was being planned by a friend of mine, David, who runs a super cool website called Get Offline. I use this site ALL THE TIME to help […]

The 5 Best Paleo and Ancestral Books That Everyone Should Read


As a Paleo and ancestral health blogger, I get loads of books in the mail for review. There are dozens of new books coming out every year, and while I love the fact that there are so many voices out there sharing the word about the benefits of a real food diet, I also believe […]

Guest Post: 5 Tips For Recovering From Post Birth Control Syndrome


This is a guest post I wrote for after having several female clients come to me with concerns over their irregular or absent menstrual cycle. It’s an important topic that needs to be discussed in the ancestral health community, especially with the prevalence of low carb diets being recommended universally! One of the downsides […]

Paleo Magazine: 6 Reasons You Should Take A “Play-cation”


I’m excited to share that my first article was published in Paleo Magazine this month! This post is a bit of an expanded review of my trip to Nicaragua through YOGASCAPES, which I also wrote about in my post called 10 Things I Learned About Health In Nicaragua. Unlike my blog post, this article focuses […]

Recipe: Plantain Protein Muffins


I almost never bake, so the fact that I baked something from scratch is pretty awesome. And what’s more awesome is that these muffins are not only gluten- and grain-free, but they’re also nut-free and even flourless. I’m not kidding! I found a recipe for basic Paleo muffins from The Paleo Mom while I was […]

Save Your Life In 60 Days: An Interview with Jordan Reasoner


I love writing about ancestral health and nutrition topics, but what I love even more is helping people solve their chronic health problems so that they can live a better, healthier, and more fulfilling life. One of the major health issues that brings people to an ancestral lifestyle is something called leaky gut. Perhaps you’ve […]

Is Your Diet Too Restrictive? Take This Quiz And Find Out!


I’ve written before about the dangers of blindly following an overly restrictive diet. While many people benefit from adhering to strict Paleo (at least for a short period of time), the truth is that most people out there will do far better on a less restrictive, flexible approach that is tailored to their individual needs. […]

Are Crickets The Next Big Paleo Craze?

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I ate a bug. More specifically, I ate a cricket. Well, probably a dozen crickets. And I didn’t gag, puke, or immediately regret my decision. You might be wondering how this is possible. Well, when crickets are mashed up with dates, chocolate, cayenne pepper, and other tasty ingredients, you don’t even realize that you’re eating […]