Organic Fitness: Is it Important to Set Exercise Goals?

The health benefits of adhering to an organic fitness program are multitudinous. By regularly performing heavy resistance training, high-intensity interval training, and plenty of low-moderate intensity activities, you'll not only look better naked, but you'll also increase your protection against a … [Read More...]


The Many Benefits of Eating Sweet Potatoes

Humans didn't evolve to eat a diet high in breakfast cereals, pasta, potato chips, and many of the other starchy foods that make up the typical Western diet. Rather, for most of human evolution, … [Read More...]

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10 Things Mainstream Nutrition Gets Wrong

The world of nutrition is filled with dogma, myths, and diet advice that lacks proper scientific support. If you've taken the time to read up on nutrition for yourself, … [Read More...]

The Latest in Health & Medicine

Have you kept up-to-date on the research on nutrition, the human microbiome, and ancestral health lately? If not, here’s your chance to catch up. In these semi-regular … [Read More...]

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Whey Protein Supplements

Yes, you read the title correctly... Contrary to what you may have been led to believe from reading about protein supplementation online or listening to the most jacked … [Read More...]

10 Scientific Papers That Can Transform Your Understanding of Health & Medicine

Over the years I've read a lot of scientific articles on nutrition, health, and medicine. One of the things this has shown me is that there's a lot of bad science and … [Read More...]

How Walking in Nature Can Enhance Your Health and Happiness

Do you spend the majority of your wakeful hours sitting at a desk staring at a computer screen? If so, then you're not alone. In the blink of an eye from an evolutionary … [Read More...]

Chronic Inflammation: The Internal Fire That’s Making You Sick, Fat, and Unhappy

Chronic low-grade inflammation, a condition characterized by elevated concentrations of inflammatory markers in systemic circulation and activated inflammatory cells, is … [Read More...]

Don’t Believe the Hype: Eating a Lot of Butter, Bacon, and Other Fatty Foods Won’t Make You Healthy

Did you grow up hearing that you should stay away from foods high in fat, in particular those that contain a lot of saturated fat and/or cholesterol, and instead consume … [Read More...]

The Latest in Health & Medicine

Have you kept up-to-date on the research on nutrition, the human microbiome, and ancestral health lately? If not, here’s your chance to catch up. In these semi-regular … [Read More...]

How to Feed Your Gut Bacteria

Do you take the trillions of microbes in your gut - which have a profound impact on your immune function, metabolism, mood, and behaviour - into account when you plan … [Read More...]

12 Evidence-Based Steps to Healthy Eating

Your health and body composition are largely determined by what you eat. Not only that, but your diet also has a profound impact on your mood, brain function, energy … [Read More...]

Have You Eaten Enough Bacteria Today?

Did you get a lot of beneficial bacteria through your diet today? If you're like most people living in industrialized societies, the answer is no. So much of the food we … [Read More...]

How Gut Bacteria Can Help You Eliminate Junk Food Cravings

Do you regularly get cravings for doughnuts, pizza, ice cream, or other unhealthy foods high in sugar and fat? You're not alone. Over the last couple of decades, obesity … [Read More...]

How to Achieve Multifaceted Fitness and Build a Strong, Healthy Body

Is the human species excelling, or are we deteriorating? This is the question many paleontologists, scientists, and people who are interested in the evolutionary basis … [Read More...]

Oven-Baked Fish With Lemon and Vegetables

Do you want to add more fish to your diet, but haven't done so because you don't like the taste or think that preparing seafood takes a lot of time? Then this dish is … [Read More...]

The Latest in Health & Medicine

Have you kept up-to-date on the research on nutrition, the human microbiome, and ancestral health lately? If not, here’s your chance to catch up. In these semi-regular … [Read More...]

Can Fiber Make You Happy?

If you ask one of your friends what his current goals in life are, he may list a whole host of things, such as getting a better paid job, losing 10 pounds, and making … [Read More...]

How Modern Technology Can Make You Stressed and Unhappy (And What To Do About It)

Social media sites, e-mail, text messaging, internet forums, blogs, and all of the other modern tools we use to entertain ourselves and connect with other people are … [Read More...]

To Achieve Good Health, Your Gut Microbiome Has to be Matched to Your Diet

Do you experience gastrointestinal issues, sugar cravings, fatigue, low libido, and/or other chronic health problems despite eating a very healthy diet? The reason is … [Read More...]

How to Eat to Build Muscle

Regular strength training is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. By doing squats, push-ups, deadlifts, and other resistance exercises on a regular basis you'll not … [Read More...]

Is Your Low-Carb Diet Ruining Your Athletic Performance?

When I first started getting interested in Paleolithic nutrition close to a decade ago, the impression I got from reading ancestral health blogs was that many, if not … [Read More...]

You Are a Superorganism. It’s Time You Started Acting Like One

All of the microorganisms that colonize the human body - the human microbiota - have gotten a lot of attention lately; not just in the ancestral health community and … [Read More...]

The Main Reason to Follow a Paleo-Inspired Lifestyle

Imagine standing in the middle of a rainforest taking in all of the stimuli around you; the sound of birds singing, the rustling of leaves in the light wind, and the … [Read More...]

Paleo: The Key to Good Health or Just Another Fad?

Anything "new" and unconventional that gains a lot of popularity in a short period of time tends to attract criticism and opponents, and Paleo is no exception."Paleo" has … [Read More...]

How the Modern Lifestyle Wreaks Havoc on the Microbiome

As those who've been following this blog and/or kept up-to-date on what's going on in the world of health & medicine know, research over the last decade has made it … [Read More...]

8 Evidence-Based Ways to Combat Low-Grade Chronic Inflammation

Scientific research over the last several decades has made it clear that systemic, low-grade chronic inflammation, a condition characterized by two-to threefold elevated … [Read More...]

Can You Eat Your Way to a ‘Brad Pitt Jawline’?

Those who’ve read the scientific literature on Paleo and/or spent some time scouring through ancestral health blogs online are well aware of the fact that colon cancer, … [Read More...]

How to Eat for Good Health: The Basics of Evolutionary Nutrition Explained in 1000 Words

Every day, we are bombarded with information about diet and health through newspapers, magazines, and the internet. Often, what you read one place conflicts with what … [Read More...]

Not Getting Results With Your Training? Chances Are You Need to Focus More on Progressive Overload

In Tuesday's post I talked about the biggest mistake I see a lot of people make with their diet, which is basically that they're not eating "real food", but instead … [Read More...]

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I've finally gotten around to updating the Facebook page so that it has the new name of the blog and all the correct information. If you haven't done so already, head on … [Read More...]

Just Eat Real Food

Over the years I've helped a lot of people with their diet, both through online communication and in my work as a trainer/coach. Also, since nutrition has long been one … [Read More...]


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