I'm a big advocate of eating with the season, and this lovely radish salad from Naomi is a perfect way to enjoy a crisp fresh taste of spring. ~Emily Where I live, in Slovakia, many of the smaller stores carry only seasonal vegetables. As spring comes, the windows of little fruit and vegetable stores pile up with radishes and green onion, the beginning of fresh vegetables. Indeed, I start craving the freshness of more … [Read more...] about Radish Salad with Asian Sesame Dressing
In our previous article about the the red meat cancer scare, Natcha Maithai, nutritionist and cancer researcher, discussed the recent World Health Organization report - The Carcinogenicity of Red and Processed Meats - which took the internet by storm as it was misinterpreted as claiming that red meat causes cancer. Actually, there is more to the story, because the carcinogenicity of red meat depends on what other foods you … [Read more...] about Cancer Prevention For Carnivores
Seems like everyone's talking about gut healing lately, yet so many folks I meet are still popping pills left and right in search of acid reflux relief. Oftentimes stress is one of the main factors with this condition, but there are also many natural remedies to address the symptoms too. In this post, Jennifer shares what's worked for her. ~Emily People are told by advertisers to "ask their doctor for the purple pill" for … [Read more...] about Acid Reflux Relief Without Drugs
We've been talking quite a bit about the health benefits of cod liver oil, and lately I've been getting tons of questions about the recent cod liver oil controversy. I tend to feel that the answer to just about everything comes from asking, "What feels best in YOUR body?" For those who also want to know the facts, today Naomi is taking us deep into the science of cod liver oil and what you need to know. ~Emily Cod liver oil … [Read more...] about Can Cod Liver Ferment? Understanding The Cod Liver Oil Controversy
Figuring out the "rules" of healthy eating can be downright confusing - and nothing more so than the conflicting misinformation about fats. In this post, Erin reveals the shocking truth about the world's "healthiest cooking oil" - canola. Even if you've long given up this golden liquid, you're not going to want to miss the video below. Start at about 1:30 for the good - or shall I say extra repulsive - stuff. ~Emily For the … [Read more...] about The Dirty Truth Behind the Healthiest Cooking Oil
Though my baking skills stop at chocolate chip cookies and whoopie pies, Naomi's cream puffs are enough to make me preheat the oven and start mixing. Oh, and did we mention these puppies are grain-free and can easily be dairy-free? Cream puffs for all! ~Emily Cream puffs are one of those desserts that seem intimidating to make but are actually quite easy. Due to the eggs, the balls of dough seem to rise magically in the … [Read more...] about Paleo Cream Puffs Recipe
I'm a huge advocate of knowing the source of your meat, so when the recent WHO study came out regarding the red meat cancer connection, I assumed that it only applied to unhealthy CAFO meats. Many of my patients and friends, however, took the media coverage to mean that the red meat was indeed a real threat. In this post, Natcha Maithai - a cancer researcher and nutritionist - breaks down what this study REALLY says (not … [Read more...] about The Red Meat Cancer Scare: Should You Worry?
If you follow me on instagram, you may have noticed that I'm a bit obsessed with oysters and I've waxed lyrical about their health benefits here. While I usually enjoy them raw, I'm in love with Daphne's simple and delicious oyster stew recipe. YUM. Oh, and it's it super good for you too. ~Emily I'm a Southern LA gal (Louisiana that is) and I feel fortunate. We have a variety of seafood easily available nearly year 'round. … [Read more...] about Oyster Stew-Nutrient Rich and Delicious
In our last post about gut healing, Jennifer explained why you may need a gut healing diet - even if you don't have digestive problems. Here she walks us through the basics of how to heal leaky gut. ~Emily Oy! So many health conditions seem hopeless, just the emotional drag of it all is enough overwhelm. AMIRIGHT? Things like chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, eczema, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis. The medical community … [Read more...] about How To Heal Leaky Gut
I've written before about the dangers of CrossFit and why being too bendy is a risk for yogis, so you might assume that I'm trepidatious about heavy weight lifting too. In reality, I believe that the right exercise for you is the one that makes you feel the best. In this post, Erin dispels some popular myths about heavy weight lifting for women. ~Emily I'd never picked up a weight until about two years ago because I didn't … [Read more...] about The Truth Behind Heavy Weight Lifting For Women
If we seem a bit obsessed about probiotics and healthy gut flora around here, it's probably true. In this post, Naomi shares her top tips for getting picky eaters to love probiotic foods. ~Emily New studies seem to pop up constantly demonstrating yet another way in which probiotics are vital to our health, from gut health to mental issues to the immune system. While supplements contain targeted types of bacteria, they can … [Read more...] about 12 Ways to Get Picky Eaters to Love Probiotic Foods
While I love a good cappuccino and have written before about the health benefits of coffee, I tend to associate this beverage with a comforting ritual and a caffeine kick. In this post, Jaclyn explains how you can use coffee enemas for detoxifying and healing, and I can't wait to hear what you think. ~Emily Coffee enemas. As in coffee that you inject into your lower bowel...I know, I know. If you haven't clicked away you … [Read more...] about Coffee Enemas: Health Benefits Or Just A Lot Of Buzz?