Is the Paleo Diet Anti-Inflammatory? It Can Be!

Is the Paleo Diet Anti-Inflammatory? It Can Be!
Inflammation is a natural part of human health and healing. When you get a bruise or twist your ankle, for example, the injured area swells up with blood which protects the wound and promotes faster healing. Of course, too much inflammation or inflammation over a long period of time can...

Your Guide to AIP Smoothies and Protein Powders

Your Guide to AIP Smoothies and Protein Powders
Smoothies are a great way to get lots of nutrient dense foods into a delicious, portable snack. They're perfect for whipping up in a hurry and running out the door, or even for sipping slowing on the back porch. However, when many of us start the autoimmune protocol, it can...

Can Diet Cure Autoimmune Diseases?

Can Diet Cure Autoimmune Diseases?
Tina once defined herself as a successful writer and editor of fashion magazines, but once the diagnosis of a rare autoimmune disease (AD) and its stark reality entered her life that definition took a drastic turn. She is not alone in her identity as estimates find that between five and...

How a Paleo Diet Could Help Reduce Inflammation

How a Paleo Diet Could Help Reduce Inflammation
There are so many terrific reasons to follow a paleo diet. The Mayo Clinic writes that the benefits of a paleo diet can include weight loss, better blood pressure, increased appetite control, and could even lower your risk of stroke and heart disease. But there is an extra benefit of the Paleo...

Choosing a Superfood Sweetener

Choosing a Superfood Sweetener
Sweet foods are favorites with all sorts of people across the country. It’s not so much a matter of taste, either. Measurable biological reactions occur in response to sweet food that light up the brain and gets those happy chemicals pumping through. While sweet foods are delicious, too much can...

The Nutrient Dense Kitchen: Parsnip-Sage Risotto (AIP/Paleo Compliant)

The Nutrient Dense Kitchen: Parsnip-Sage Risotto (AIP/Paleo Compliant)
The first cookbook by @mickeytrescott of Autoimmune Paleo was my first AIP cookbook/resource and still one of my favorites. That’s why I am ecstatic for her new book, The Nutrient Dense Kitchen, available NOW! This book is gorgeous and the recipes are delicious - It is AIP perfection. With 125 compliant recipes, Mickey...

How the Paleo Diet Helps With Skeletal Health

How the Paleo Diet Helps With Skeletal Health
Millions of people in America suffer from osteoporosis and even more suffer from osteopenia, or low bone mass. While many serious bone problems don’t become apparent until one reaches middle age or older, improving skeletal health at any age can have serious benefits. After all, skeletal health is essential to...

Paleo Diet for Performance

Paleo Diet for Performance
The minimal processing, high protein and emphasis on vegetables and fruits make the paleo diet a popular option for healthy weight loss and overall wellness. The paleo diet is also popular among fitness enthusiasts, but is it actually helpful for athletic performance? Find out about the paleo diet for gym...

6 Steps to Going Paleo

6 Steps to Going Paleo
The paleo diet is becoming a popular diet option for those looking to lose weight or get healthier, but it’s about so much more than that. Eating paleo is adopting a lifestyle with a commitment to whole, unprocessed foods that help the body heal itself, rather than simply trying to...