Category Archives: Supplementation

Herbs And Spices – My Top 10 Herbs For Health

This is a long post, so I’ll cut to the chase. Herbs and spices are among the most nutrient dense foods on the planet, and they’re packed with powerful essential oils that kill bacteria, boost antioxidant protection, and prevent disease. Try adding a few of the top 10 herbs mentioned below (and top 10 spices…

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Why Juicing is Stupid

You’ve heard the story. A guy eats like crap his whole life, visits the doctor to find out he’s ‘nearly dead,’ and regains his health on a liquid diet. No more food, no more fuss, and no more fat. It’s that simple! The reason this sounds familiar, is because it’s nothing new. The only difference…

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Nothing Sweet About Sweeteners

Regardless of the source, ‘sweet’ triggers a reward response in the brain that makes us feel good – similar to the pleasurable experience from a drug. “Sweet sensations evoked by sugar-sweetened foods and drinks are probably one of the most precocious, frequent and intense sensory pleasures of modern humans.” Lenoir et al, PLoS One, 2007…

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Apple Cider Vinegar Each Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Vinegar is to digestion, as fermented foods are to gut flora. The ‘real food’ supplement that came well before pills and capsules. Initially, vinegar was used as a food preservative, until it’s long-list of medicinal benefits were discovered. With some cultures (like the Chinese) using it as a sanitizer over 1000 years ago, and others…

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5 Servings/Day or 1 Serving/Month – The Real Nutrient-Dense Food

We’re told that healthy eating involves plenty of fruits and vegetables. Which I can totally get behind, if it comes right after Make Animal Protein Mandatory.  Or better yet, Make Animals Mandatory… …and definitely DON’T eliminate them! Realistically, eating animals should be the priority. As they’re not only the reason we have the big brain…

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Fermented Foods – The Better (& Cheaper) Probiotic

A variety of fermented (or cultured) foods are consumed across the globe as a dietary staple. Not only because they’re an excellent way to increase the shelf-life of certain foods, but because they have tremendous health benefits. Improving digestion (1, 2, 3, 4) and elimination (1, 2, 3) Enhancing immune function (1, 2, 3) Increasing…

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Why Grass-Fed Meat is Worth it

In a perfect world we wouldn’t have to worry about where our food comes from.   All vegetables would be grown in mineral-rich soil, all fruit would be hand-picked by the farmer down the street, and all animals would be ethically raised and free to graze on green pastures. Unfortunately, that’s not the case today; where…

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The Problem With Meal Replacement Shakes (Liquid Protein)

Using meal replacement shakes to lose weight is a method that’s been around forever. At least if we’re talking about my 30-year-old life up until this point. We’ve also seen them marketed as a means for maintaining health in the elderly – since we can pack them with protein and nutrients that 78 year old…

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