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 rates have steadily climbed all over the world and fast food joints … [Read More...]


Why You Should Take Cold Showers

We all enjoy the comforts of modern life. There's just no getting around the fact that modern transportation, electricity, and technology have made our existence better in many ways. However, if … [Read More...]

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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...]

Follow on Facebook

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...]

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...]

Paleo-Deficit Disorder: How a Deficiency of Ancestral Influences is Making Us Sick

I rarely put up short posts on this blog, as I generally like to pick a topic and do a fairly comprehensive article on that subject before I move on. However, sometimes I … [Read More...]

8 Lifestyle Changes That Will Take Your Health to a New Level

Few, if any, people in contemporary industrialized societies are truly healthy. If you ask a dozen people on the street to answer honestly about their current health … [Read More...]

How I Train to Build a Healthy and Fit Body

In Wednesday's post I talked about how my approach to diet and physical activity has changed over the years. Up until about a decade ago, I mostly did aerobic training, … [Read More...]

All Disease Begins in the Gut

In the industrialized world, improved public health measures and various medical innovations over the last two centuries have helped us overcome many infectious diseases … [Read More...]

How to Achieve Better Health

I've always felt a need to figure out what it takes to achieve perfect health. When I first started getting serious with the whole health & fitness thing more than a … [Read More...]

My Diet

Over the last couple of years I've covered a wide range of nutrition-related topics, both here on the blog and on other health-oriented websites, and I've repeatedly … [Read More...]

How Fermented Vegetables Can Help You Take Back Your Health

All too often I come across articles that exaggerate the potential health benefits of specific foods. For example, if you do a google search on the impact of garlic on … [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 … [Read More...]

The Top 3 Diet and Lifestyle Changes to Make for Better Training Results

As every gym goer can attest to, there are both “good” and “bad” days in the gym. Some days, everything feels like a chore and the weight you lifted for 2 reps the last … [Read More...]

(R)evolutionary Medicine

Conventional medicine has helped us combat many infectious diseases and does a great job of treating acute, life-threatening illnesses and injuries. However, it fails … [Read More...]

The No. 1 Underlying Cause of the Obesity Epidemic

The obesity epidemic has quickly become one of the greatest health challenges humans have ever faced. Worldwide obesity rates have steadily climbed over the last several … [Read More...]


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