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...]

Which variety of Vitamin K2 to Use?

Vitamin K2 discovered by a dentist Weston Price, the famous dentist who went around the world studying teeth in different races called it the X factor and now is identified as Vitamin K2. Vitamin K2 is good for the  bones, skin, blood vessels, the brain, teeth, a healthy gut.  In fact a healthy gut will make some Vitamin K2 by itself when it has the right bacterial balance. The Best Vitamin K2 is the MK-4 Variety Although vendors of MK-7 have done a study that shows MK-7 lasts longer … [Read more...]

What is Leaky Gut? aka Intestinal Permeability also called Gut Dysbiosis?

What Is Leaky Gut – The Science Behind It It might surprise you but Leaky Gut is exactly what it sounds like. The cells that line the intestinal wall are meant to act as a barrier to only allow fully digested nutrients through this wall and then into your blood stream and then is utilized within your body. But when Leaky Gut develops, these tightly packed cells begin to lose their structure and gaps form between them which allows undigested food particles, bacteria, yeast, … [Read more...]

Ian’s Osteoporosis, Broken Ankle, Atherosclerosis & Alzheimers Progress Report

In April 2011 Ian, my husband, and I made a video(below) and put in on you tube.  We talked about how coconut oil had been so effective after we discovered it could be used for Ian's Alzheimer's symptoms. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMw3d3ohx_s In December 2011, just before Christmas. Ian broke his ankle. and we discovered he had Osteoporosis &  a little later, atherosclerosis, which then led to many new understandings about the root cause of all three of his … [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...]

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...]

Am I a Victim Because I Can’t Eat Wheat, Sugar and Lots of Carbs?

Can't we ever eat like a 'normal person' again and be healthy? "Why can't I just eat  like a normal person?"  is a frequent cry I hear from my fellow sufferers. Eating like a 'normal person' in this era of such a high carbohydrate and  processed diet cannot be sustained by most people without they also, sooner or later, succumbing to disease.   Perhaps  to want to eat 'normally' is like saying why can't I smoke and stay healthy? It has become quite obvious to me that when I mention that … [Read more...]

Why Red Cabbage Sauerkraut is SO good! (plus a recipe)

There are many, many good reasons for eating home made red cabbage sauerkraut! Sauerkraut is a natural probiotic which helps the gut bacteria to become healthy. Sauerkraut  aids the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach to increase digestion Sauerkraut is easy to digest as the cellulose has been broken down so bad bacteria in the gut don't get to use it as food Sauerkraut naturally contains vitamin K2 from the natural bacteria created in the process of making … [Read more...]

Why has the Alkaline Paleo Diet Made Me SO Clear Thinking with Such an Even Mood?

  All the Amino Acids are Necessary for An Easy Going Mood  I just listened to a doctor explain another reason why I am so happy and clearing minded on the Alkaline Paleo diet! Apart from the fact that I am just healthy and getting all the nutrition my brain and body needs there's even more benefits on being on the diet. Dr Daniel Kalish treats people who have depression with natural foods. From what I heard from him, I am finally getting all the Amino acids including … [Read more...]