7 Foods You Don’t Need to Buy Organic

One of the core pillars of health is eating the best quality food possible. Realistically, though, few of us can fill our shopping carts with nothing but local, organic, pesticide-free, grass-fed, pasture-raised, wild-caught, non-GMO food. Top-tier options may not be available year-round where you live, and even if they are, they might not fit your … Read more

One Pot Braised Pork and Root Vegetables and Butternut Squash

Once fall hits, grocery stores and farmer’s markets turn into a harvest festival, and we’re always looking into new ways to use the gorgeous root vegetables and squashes that line the produce aisle. Here, we’re making a one-pot braised pork roast with butternut squash and root vegetables that takes comfort food to the next level. … Read more

Why You Care What Other People Think (and 5 Ways to Knock It Off)

Let me start by saying that if you’ve mastered the art of not caring what people think, congratulations. It’s a skill most people work on their whole lives. And some don’t even realize they’re side-stepping their dreams or apologetically . Caring what other people think of us is normal. It’s a natural human response, kind … Read more

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 151

Research of the Week Overfeeding carbohydrates reduces antioxidant status, . Eating more dairy in the elderly. Women and obese people to disturbed neural responses after Splenda consumption. originated in the Eurasian steppes. . New Primal Kitchen Podcasts Morgan talks to Dr. Mindy Pelz about a controversial topic: women and fasting. : Alex Wisch wants you … Read more

What’s All This Talk About Inflammation?

We talk a lot around here about inflammation, and some of you have raised good questions (and answers) regarding what we’re really getting at. A continuing thanks for your comments and thoughtful responses. So, what do we mean by inflammation when we harp on the evils of sugars, grains, trans fats and other nutritional fiends? … Read more

Keto and the Menstrual Cycle: Is There Reason To Worry?

Every “keto for women” forum abounds with stories about menstrual cycles gone haywire in the first few months of keto. Common complaints include: Irregular menstrual cycles Breakthrough bleeding Sudden changes in menstrual cycle length, especially periods lasting much longer than normal Keto critics love to cite these stories as evidence that keto isn’t good for … Read more

Gluten-free Low-Carb Pumpkin Bread

October means pumpkin…everything. Those who eating low-carb, however, may believe that most of those treats are off the menu. Not so. It’s possible to enjoy a variety of traditional pumpkin recipes (including pumpkin pie and this pumpkin bread) while you keep your low-carb commitment. Made with the goodness of almond flour, eggs, and all the traditional … Read more

Ask a Health Coach: Why Can’t I Sleep?

Hello folks! Seasoned health coach and Primal Health Coach Institute Curriculum Director, Erin Power is back to answer all your questions about sleep, from why you’re waking up in the middle of the night to the best natural ways to improve your sleep cycle. Got more questions? Post them over in our or down in … Read more

Frozen Out: What is Frozen Shoulder, and How Do You Fix It?

Written by Patricia Sheahan For Georgina Bergis, it started gradually. “I had a sore neck that blurred into a painful shoulder and then I gradually stopped being able to raise my arm and shoulder joint,” she remembers. “If I tried to fling back the covers in bed or pull the car seatbelt, there would be … Read more