Archives for April 2013

Question: To Eat Safe Starches or Not

I received a question below that I want to post here as I believe it's very important. "Hello! I found your site via paleohacks. I’m torn right now between doing your diet and a safe starch carb cycling paleo diet. Basically two years ago I went paleo and dropped some weight…about 10lbs. I then lost my period. I didn’t get it back until I had gained all the weight back plus six pounds. I had to eat lots of bad food just to gain the weight and restart my cycle. So I’m afraid to cut starches. … [Read more...]

Turmeric…and Carrots! for Menopausal Discomforts

Although I did mention one of the wonderful side effects of the Alkaline Paleo diet was peri-menopausal symptom reduction, at age 53, I am now in full menopause (1 period in the last 18 months). The hot flushes were becoming very intense and I would be kept awake all night. It wasn't just the hot flushes, I was also waking at 2am (the liver hour) every night and not being able to go back to sleep.  My other symptoms were  a tight and achy back of my neck (liver meridian area) and  achy knees. … [Read more...]