How to Customize Your Meals Based on Your Gut Microbiome

How to Customize Your Meals Based on Your Gut Microbiome

Pop quiz! Which is healthier: white rice, brown rice, or cauliflower “rice”? This is a heavily debated question among healthcare practitioners because (as with anything related to nutrition, supplements, medications, exercise, etc.) there are pros and cons...
The Truth About the Carnivore Diet

The Truth About the Carnivore Diet

While the food industry has caught on to the increased demand for low-carb, “keto,” or vegan junk food items, and has responded by slapping these terms on their products as a means to trick consumers into thinking these foods are healthy, a new dietary fad has emerged...
Do ketogenic and high fat diets boost brain function?

Do ketogenic and high fat diets boost brain function?

It seems like every day now I see a magazine, blog, or advertisement for a product or menu item touting the benefits of eating lots of “healthy fats,” avoiding carbohydrates (even in the form of whole foods like potatoes, beans, and fruit), and boosting...
Is a Low Carb Diet Good for Diabetes?

Is a Low Carb Diet Good for Diabetes?

Is a low carb diet good for diabetes? Based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of high quality studies on the association between specific food groups and disease, the foods that are eaten on a low carb diet were found to INCREASE your risk for diabetes, while...
The Truth About Ketones and the Ketogenic Diet

The Truth About Ketones and the Ketogenic Diet

When I was writing and speaking about the ketogenic diet 4 years ago, nobody understood what I was talking about or why. But now, thanks to an ongoing blitz of ketogenic diet hype in the media and on various weight loss blogs, it seems like everybody is either wanting...
Supergreen Protein Cookies

Supergreen Protein Cookies

These are not your typical sweet cookies. They are loaded with micronutrients, protein, and fiber, and this whole recipe can be eaten as a full meal. 10 min prep 20 min cook 30 total Ingredients 2 rounded scoops Living Fuel Supergreens 1 medium banana 4 oz unsweetened...
N=1 Experimenters Needed!

N=1 Experimenters Needed!

I’m giving away free copies of my latest book, Plant-Powered Paleo, to N=1 Experimenters who are willing to measure their blood glucose and their microbiome before and after implementing the dietary changes explained in the book. All you need is a glucometer and...
The Crawl That Started a Multi-Trillion Dollar Movement

The Crawl That Started a Multi-Trillion Dollar Movement

In 1982, 23-year-old Julie Moss decided to compete in an Ironman Triathlon for “research” purposes for her graduate thesis on exercise physiology. Although this was her first time competing in an Ironman triathlon, she held a minutes-long lead in the race...