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April 1, 2019

Don’t Believe in Nutrigenomics? Take a Look at Mikhaila Peterson’s Blood Work on the Carnivore Diet

Steak for every meal, everyday. That’s the carnivore diet in a nutshell, and it’s growing in popularity. Unhealthy right? Probably. I’ve written previously about the Carnivore Diet and why I… Read More

April 1, 2019

What Oil is Healthiest for Cooking?

If, like me, your kitchen cupboards are full of different types of oil, but you automatically reach for the olive oil when cooking, it’s time to shake things up. Knowing… Read More

March 22, 2019

Beyond Gout: Why Lowering Uric Acid Matters

If you’ve arrived at this blog post chances are you’ve already scoured the mountain of identical posts out there that discuss uric acid in the context of gout. The story… Read More

March 14, 2019

Yes, multivitamins can work (but careful which brand you choose)

The supplement industry in the U.S. is a 12 billion dollar behemoth, which means most of us take some kind of dietary supplement, or at least know friends who do…. Read More

March 12, 2019

Adventures in Urinary PH: is the Alkaline Diet Scientifically Valid?

Yes, you read that right, I am regularly measuring the PH of my urine using special test strips. I pee into a cup, dip in a PH strip and then… Read More

March 10, 2019

Why I Ditched My Berkey For An Above Counter Reverse Osmosis Water Filter

When I first moved to Austin, I remember walking into a yoga studio on the east side, seeing a Berkey and being very impressed. The Berkey water filter, a staple… Read More

February 28, 2019

My Search for the World’s Best Salmon

In light of the very real concerns about the farming methods used to raise most of the “Atlantic Salmon” you find in the grocery stores (and on restaurant menus), how… Read More

February 27, 2019

Does Smoking Marijuana Cause Mental Illness? What Role Do Genetics Play?

Cannabis is one of the hottest health topics around right now. It’s been linked with a vast number of positive health effects such as increased appetite in cancer patients and… Read More

February 21, 2019

Why My HbA1c is 5.1 (and how I plan to move my blood sugar numbers lower)

This is a post about my blood sugar numbers, including HbA1c (a metric that measures average blood sugar levels over the past 3 months), why they’re low and strategies we… Read More

February 11, 2019

To Bleach or Not to Bleach, That is the Question

Look under the sink in almost any home in America and you’ll find a bottle of bleach. This chemical can kill microorganisms and remove or lighten color, keeping your whites… Read More

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