Nutrition Self-Experiment: Prep

Nutrition Self-Experiment: Preparation

Last week I introduced my upcoming Nutrition Self-Experiment plan that will consist of addressing leaky gut by following a gut-irritant elimination period based on a combination of the Paleo framework, the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP), and Low FODMAP foods.  Check out last week’s introduction post if you missed it to read more about the purpose, hypothesis, …

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What is Organic?

What is “Organic”?

What does it mean to be “Organic”? We’ve all see the green label and know that Organic foods are becoming more prevalent in the marketplace.  But what does it really mean to be “Organic”?  What does that little green label ensure about your food?  There are a few key facts about what being certified Organic …

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Sneaky Sugar Names

Sneaky Sugar Names

Sneaky Sugar Names Sugar is the new smoking.  It kills.  Seriously though.  Numerous studies are now linking excess sugar consumption to the rising cases of diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and more. To make matters worse, the food manufacturers have caught on to the sugar scare and are now coming up with ways to sneak sugar into …

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The Clean 15

The Clean 15

The Clean 15 Each year the Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzes the pesticide residue data from the US Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration.  The EWG creates a ranking of popular fresh produce using this data to help shoppers avoid consuming pesticides (toxins) with their produce.  Pesticides are known to cause real health risks, …

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The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen

 The Dirty Dozen Each year the Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzes the pesticide residue data from the US Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration.  The EWG creates a ranking of popular fresh produce using this data to help shoppers avoid consuming pesticides (toxins) with their produce.  Pesticides are known to cause real health …

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