Archives for July 2012

Italian Odyssey – Part 3

The After Effects of  Gluten Free Canolli and Gelati in Rome Ok, now is time to finally  fess up to a day of cheats which  took over a week to get over. We took Heidi and Mark to the Rome airport two weeks ago and decided to have a spot of gelati and a gluten free canolli (a gluten free canolli in Rome who would have thought?) as we really thought we could get away with it just the once.  Hmm....is there is there no level of self deception my mind is not low enough to stoop to? So off … [Read more...]

Want a quick and easy breakfast on the program?

What's a good, quick and easy breakfast on the paleo diet?  I have got my old man on it and he is doing fairly well! But I need to get him off cornflakes for breakfast!! Dennis Y   Hi Dennis, Yes you do need to get your dad off those cornflakes! Some of us find breakfast one of the hardest meals to change.  We want the sweet grains cereal and milk and think this is a normal breakfast.  It's funny because not so long ago bacon and eggs were a breakfast staple in the West and no one … [Read more...]

The Two Reasons Why We Give Up the Alkaline Paleo Program

 I'd like to talk about two of the most important reasons I believe people give up using the program and it's often those of us with health challenges that do give up before we even get to see the benefits. I want to talk about the problems I have had, and have seen other people encounter in the first stages of this program. I will talk about the changes that we go through as our bodies adjust from a glucose burning body to a fat burning body. The other important thing I am going to talk … [Read more...]

Are you getting bad carb cravings at night?

Hi Cassie! I just found your blog and I love what I am reading. I have a long history of estrogen imbalance (PMDD)- severe menstruation disturbance 2-3 weeks out of the month; symptoms: cramping, mood swings, depression, my GYN wanted me to go on the BC pill because my personal relationships are disturbed severely- unable to keep commitments because I do not want to leave the house, fights with husband I know I am unreasonable. It is like clock work- I am fine the rest of the month – 1-2 … [Read more...]

Balanced Sex Hormones from Eating Grain Free & Don’t Be Scared of Healing Symptoms

Someone asked the question:Do you have any evidence (studies, even anecdotal) regarding the impact of carb intake on female hormones? This is my attempt to answer it. My experience of  Hormonal Rebalancing as a result of being Alkaline Paleo I started eating the Alkaline Paleo  because of IBS but as a result of eating this way my hormones have also become much more balanced. I do not eat any grains including rice for a very important reason as I will explain later down the  page. I … [Read more...]

Is it Possible to Maintain Alkaline Balance on a Diet including Meat?

Here are the 13 reasons why our bodies, if given the right nutrition, will be so much more alkaline when including meat in the diet. 1.   On the Alkaline Paleo diet stress is greatly relieved.  Stress is the greatest acidifier and getting the right nutrition will calm the mind enormously.  It's been both mine and Ian's experience that stress is no longer nearly the problem it was prior to going on this Alkaline Paleo diet. By getting all of our amino acids so necessary from high quality … [Read more...]