7 Tips for Surviving the Holidays on a Paleo Diet

7 Tips for Surviving the Holidays on a Paleo Diet
The holidays are a time for celebration, gatherings with family and friends, and, of course, lots of food. If you are someone following the Paleo diet, you will likely encounter more challenges to your diet at this time of year than any other, but hope is not lost. If you...

Which Is One Healthier: Cacao, Cocoa, or Carob?

Which Is One Healthier: Cacao, Cocoa, or Carob?
If you have come across the terms cocoa, cacao, and carob, you are likely to have thought there was a spelling error for at least two of these terms. Most likely, you would have considered that cacao was misspelled cocoa. However, these three terms are different in meaning, which we...

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Meal Planning

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Meal Planning
Are you tired of always thinking (or maybe hearing): "What's for dinner tonight?" If so, you're not alone. Millions of men and women are faced with that same vexing question every day. Many wonder if there is some way to eliminate the frustration that they feel when they don't know...

8 Smart Tips For Going Paleo Without Breaking The Bank

8 Smart Tips For Going Paleo Without Breaking The Bank
Eating paleo is, for many of us, one of the best dietary choices we've ever made. Cutting out bread, legumes, dairy, and other digestively agitating foods can eliminate food allergy symptoms and other modern ailments that come from a too-modern diet. Of course, living on fresh natural foods can get...

Can You Drink Coffee on the AIP Diet?

Can You Drink Coffee on the AIP Diet?
If you are participating in the autoimmune protocol (AIP) diet, you may have a lot of questions about which foods to eliminate, and which foods to use as substitutes. One common question that many people have is about coffee: Is it okay to drink on the AIP diet? If not,...

11 Foods To Boost Collagen Production

11 Foods To Boost Collagen Production
Collagen is the connective substance that holds people and all other animals together. On the outside, collagen increases elasticity in the skin and strength in the hair. Inside, collagen has a wide range of benefits from strengthening the walls of your internal organs to increasing the tensile strength of your...

Nightshade Vegetable Intolerance and the AIP Diet

Nightshade Vegetable Intolerance and the AIP Diet
Tomatoes, eggplants, peppers, and several other vegetables that are a common part of the human diet belong to the nightshade family. Nightshade vegetables contain trace amounts of toxic alkaloids, nitrogenous organic substances, that can cause health concerns like inflammation, migraines, leaky-gut syndrome, joint swelling, and osteoporosis. These veggies are extremely...

Are Potatoes Paleo Friendly?

Are Potatoes Paleo Friendly?
White potatoes have conjured up quite a bit of controversy in the Paleo community.  Are they Paleo or aren't they?  The Paleo Foundation did a bit of research on this and carefully considered the criteria before making a decision.  The arguments on both sides of the controversy had validity but one side...

Here are the Top 5 Benefits of Taking Carob

Here are the Top 5 Benefits of Taking Carob
The beneficial effects of carob on blood sugar and cholesterol means it may be a healthier alternative to chocolate. Since it contains no caffeine but is rich in antioxidants and fiber, it could be your best snack whenever the craving for chocolates crawls up on you and strikes. Of course...