Calorie Counting

Is Calorie Counting an Eating Disorder?

May 1st, 2014 Jonathan Bailor 0 Health, Mindset, Nutrition, Women

Jessica awakes to the gentle vibration of her wristband fitness monitor.  She looks at the time—5:30 AM—as she throws her gym bag into the car, listening to her favorite calorie-and-step-counting podcast on the way.   At the gym, she hits the treadmill for an hour while watching the morning talk shows. On the way to the […]

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Ancient Medicine

Why Are We Paleo?

March 17th, 2014 Dr. Daniel Stickler 0 Health, Lifestyle, Mindset

We (those who follow a paleo lifestyle) are viewed as fanatical because we go “against the grain” of conventional wisdom. We are going up against mental filters based on ingrained beliefs; and when something does not jive with a belief system, it is filtered out as irrelevant, misguided, or plain wrong—we call this cognitive dissonance. […]

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Gym Skeleton

The Art of Training

February 20th, 2014 Dr. Jacob Egbert 0 Fitness, Lifestyle, Mindset

Physical fitness is a valuable thing to possess, a gift we give ourselves through a willingness to learn, sacrifice and do the hard work. It’s also a gift many of us give as we teach, encourage and support those in need of guidance. The result can be quite beautiful—in fact, training could be considered an art. […]

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Positive Psychology

Paleo and Positive Psychology

February 16th, 2014 Alex Baia 0 Lifestyle, Mindset

One great feature of the Paleo and Real Food movements is that they empower and inspire people to flourish—to seek vibrant, positive, proactive health. Contrast this to much of modern medicine and nutrition, which often focus on combating disease and disorder, viz. on fighting obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and a gang of other ailments, once […]

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Catholic Guilt

Do You Have Paleo Catholic Guilt?

January 23rd, 2014 Laura Cross 0 Health, Lifestyle, Mindset

Read the following questions and answer truthfully with a yes or no. 1. Do you walk with your head down in shame when buying non-organic fruits and vegetables at the grocery store? 2. Are you embarrassed when you buy meat that is not grass-fed? 3. When you can only find eggs from non-pastured chickens, do you […]

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Strong Roots.

The Power of “Stick-to-it-Ivness”

January 16th, 2014 Dr. Shauna Young 0 Lifestyle, Mindset

It’s a fact. People just love instant gratification. That’s one of the reasons that “comfort foods” and “lose a pound a day with this pill” diets are so popular. Unfortunately though, if you want permanent, positive results, it often involves long-term (read: forever) changes. What I hear from many clients is that they tried Paleo […]

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