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Does the birth control pill cause weight gain?

Oct 23, 20146 Comments4558 Views

Whether or not birth control causes weight gain is a topic of gigantic controvery in the health literature. More than 50 percent of women think that it does, and up to 20 percent change their

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New Science on Weight Loss for Women

Oct 08, 20145 Comments8715 Views

Heyyo ladies! Today I want to talk about something I almost never, ever do: weight loss. I don’t talk about it because I prefer focusing on health. Nevertheless, sometimes weight loss is an important part

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Topical probiotics: can applying bacteria to your face cure your acne?

Oct 07, 20148 Comments8348 Views

One thing health professionals are almost certain of is the extraordinary healing power of gut bacteria. Having the right bacteria in your gut is associated with improved insulin resistance, improved mental health, mitigation of autoimmune

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Do you have a success story?

Oct 01, 2014No Comments3709 Views

Hey ladies! I hope all is well. I haven’t posted much in the last couple of weeks because I have been doing a lot of work on the back end of the site… setting up

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We got a makeover!

Sep 16, 20142 Comments7032 Views

Welcome to the new face of Paleo for Women! Do you like it do you like it?! I sure hope so, because we built it for you. I’m so happy that we have a new

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Paleo to Go: The Brand New, Revolutionary Guide to Making Paleo Easy to Eat

Sep 10, 20141 Comment7240 Views

  There are a lot of resources out there in the paleo blogosphere. They span from ice cream cookbooks to yoga how-tos to fertility manuals, and their quality ranges anywhere from ‘I’d sell my soul to eat

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Six Reasons I Don’t Eat Nuts

Sep 02, 201418 Comments11555 Views

Nuts are big time winners in the paleosphere, or at least bigger than I would expect. I mean – they do have their naysayers (like myself) – but they have big time champions, too. Nuts

10 reasons to fall in love with your body

10 steps to fall in love with your body

Aug 28, 20141 Comment3184 Views

Regular readers of this blog and my books may have an inkling that I am a proponent of self-love. An inkling.  Or something. … Just kidding. I do almost nothing on the internet other than teach

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The best cookbooks of the summer

Aug 25, 20143 Comments3058 Views

  Alright everyone. Fasten your seatbelts. I’ve let all the great cookbooks pile up over the last few months. Today I am going to review them for you all at once. Ready…? Set…?   First

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There is a right way and a wrong way to do fitness

Aug 21, 20142 Comments4104 Views

  The majority of my fellow bloggers went to AHS in Berkeley, California the weekend of August 7. A big part of my heart desperately wanted to, too. Berkeley is one of my favorite places

10 Steps to Be Loyal to a Healthy Diet

10 Steps to Be Loyal to a Healthy Diet

Aug 14, 20141 Comment3629 Views

At AHS 2012 (holy time flying that was more than two years ago now) I had the most perfect 30 second exchange of my entire life with Mark Sisson. We were in complete agreement: the

It's time to tell your story

It’s time to tell your story

Aug 12, 2014No Comments1886 Views

The following is a guest post by one of my favorite storytellers, Camille DePutter.   Do you ever feel like there’s a part of you that goes unseen?   You may have all kinds of

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Evidence: You need Physical Health in order to be Happy

Aug 07, 20141 Comment2046 Views

It may not be a double-blind study, but this poll of thousands of Americans conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health has some pretty damning – and

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Leptin and Why You Should Love Your Booty

Aug 05, 20146 Comments5173 Views

  The following is a guest post by a fellow health blogger – Kate – who had an infertility problem then fell in love with leptin. ———— I used to have a bit of a

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The best resource for being loyal to a healthy diet is finally HERE!

Jul 31, 20141 Comment2808 Views

Ladies. If you have been living anywhere other than under a rock for the last several years, you have probably heard the name Diane Sanfilippo. Diane is the author of two (!) New York Times selling books, Practical

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Evening Primrose Oil for Acne, Estrogen Dominance, PMS, and Inflammation

Jul 29, 201412 Comments9158 Views

One thing about being a health blogger that drives me nuts is being asked about supplements. Mostly I don’t like it because I never know what to do or say. According to some studies, certain supplements have

Stefani’s Secret To Enduring Happiness

Two more secret podcast interviews! Stefani’s secret to enduring happiness, why we’re attracted to people, and way, way more.

Jul 24, 2014No Comments2713 Views

  Last month, I shared with you three podcasts I had kept secret for the last few months. I’d like to be able to tell you this was because of some grand plan or awesome

5 Habits That Prevent You From Cultivating Self-Love

5 Habits that Prevent You from Cultivating Self-Love

Jul 22, 20146 Comments1999 Views

The following post is by one of my absolute most beloved health professionals in the paleo scene, Summer Innanen. You can read all about Summer in her bio at the end of the post. Suffice it to

How Probiotics Helped Reduce my Sugar Cravings

How Probiotics Helped Reduce my Sugar Cravings

Jul 15, 20147 Comments4193 Views

I recently became a bit obsessed with gut flora research via a long story: I began getting migraines again this winter after eating a lower-potassium diet to help with my electrolyte problem. Low potassium is associated

Sometimes I Don’t Love My Body.

Sometimes I don’t love my body.

Jul 10, 201414 Comments978 Views

  Loving your body is one of those things you are supposed to do. You are supposed to cherish it. You are supposed to appreciate it. You are supposed to enjoy looking at it in

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