Written on Apr, 15, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

For a limited time (May- August 2014), but perhaps in the following months too depending on how things go with the arrival of my little one, I will be offering 1:1 nutritional counselling.You can learn more about me here (Aglaée Jacob’s bio). Please be aware that although I am currently studying naturopathic medicine, I am not a naturopathic doctor (ND) yet. Therefore, Iam offering my …

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Written on Mar, 14, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

by victoria (monrovia ca.) I have suffered most of my life with sudden symptoms of bloating, pain, chronic fatigue and constipation. I never could figure out why I felt so poorly, since I was mostly a (pescatarian). I had cut out most grain, legumes, and dairy, ate alot of raw and cooked whole foods and took digestive enzymes….One of my …

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Written on Mar, 03, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

This is a two-part blog; in Part 1 I will discuss the physiological and psychological effects of Overtraining Syndrome (OTS) and Part 2 will review how you can use the Paleo Lifestyle to prevent and treat Overtraining Syndrome. Overreaching vs. Overtraining When an athlete, (professional or amateur) is training for an event, a certain amount of fatigue and muscle soreness …

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Written on Feb, 13, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Eating can be defined as an instinctive response to the sensation of hunger. If we assume this definition, then, logically, we would only eat when we were hungry, and we would stop once we felt full. For many of us, this is not the case. The argument can be made that in the U.S. it is not hunger that is …

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Written on Feb, 11, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Eating can be defined as an instinctive response to the sensation of hunger. If we assume this definition, then, logically, we would only eat when we were hungry, and we would stop once we felt full. For many of us, this is not the case. The argument can be made that in the U.S. it is not hunger that is …

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Written on Feb, 08, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

by Kayley Weston (Apex, NC, United States of America) Ingredients:3 overripe bananas1/2 cup blueberries1/3 cup raisins1 cup almond meal1 cup cashew meal (coconut flour may work as substitute)1 tbsp baking powder1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice1/2 tsp sea salt1/4 cup coconut oil1/2 tsp almond extract3 large eggs Directions:-Preheat oven to 350 degrees.-Mix together bananas, coconut oil, almond extract, and eggs in …

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Written on Jan, 28, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

As a Paleo-oriented physician, I just want to say that I hate Chicken Nuggets! Those disgusting pieces of leftover chicken parts mashed together, covered with nutritionally devoid wheat flour and fried in cheap hydrogenated oils. Yuck! Many parents tell me that is the only type of meat they can get their children to eat.  For the record, I admit, before …

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Written on Jan, 24, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

As a Paleo parent, the task can sometimes seem daunting, but the effort you put into teaching your children about good nutrition can pay off with huge dividends. The Journal of the American Medical Association : Pediatrics published an article in January revealing the extensive food marketing targeted at children that takes place in schools. Here are the take aways: …

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Written on Jan, 08, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

One of the criticisms levied against a paleo diet is that it is a non-sustainable, elitist diet. It is the diet of the venture capitalist or the stay at home soccer mom who gets into his or her SUV after Crossfit class to drive 30 minutes to Whole Foods to buy $45.00/lb. Bison Tenderloin. Not the way most of America …

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Written on Jan, 02, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

by Nancy (Philadelphia) I have a rather extensive history of digestive illnesses and the associated systemic issues. I have done body and colon detoxes, hydrocolon therapy, elimination diet, sugar and carbohydrate elimination and am gluten free for life. However, I have really never been truly on a Pablo diet or lifestyle but I fully recognize how much I need to …

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