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Why I Never Make My Bed

Apr 07, 20163 Comments3984 Views

Okay, okay… I know it’s not paleo per se… To talk about making your bed… But actually I think it is! Here’s why: Nowadays, we have

Female Hormones and Insomnia: One Thing You...

Dec 03, 201513 Comments18446 Views

Of all the things in the body that hormones affect, sleep is one of the most important. Without quality sleep, it is difficult to regulate appetite,


Carbohydrates for Fertility and Health

May 31, 2012215 Comments92925 Views

I spend a disproportionate amount of my time telling women to eat carbohydrates. In the paleosphere, it is incredibly common to eat a low carbohydrate

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The GABA Neurotransmitter: Another Link Bet...

May 08, 201218 Comments22781 Views

Neurotransmitters: Exciting and Inhibiting Gamma-Amino-Butyric-Acid, or GABA, is the chief inhibitory neurotransmitter in the human brain.  Along with serotonin, dopamine, glutamate, glycine, histamine,  and norepinephrine,

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Night Eating Syndrome: An Effect of HPA axi...

May 02, 20122 Comments6483 Views

Night Eating Syndrome isn’t something that gets talked about very often. But disordered eating researchers are hyper aware of it.  It’s also an enlightening topic

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Hypocretin Neurons: The Link Between Fastin...

Apr 30, 201226 Comments13771 Views

There is a hell of a dichotomy occurring in the Paleo blogosphere this month.   99 percent of the time I am pleased as Pooh

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Leptin, Sleep, and Obesity: Is Reduced Slee...

Apr 30, 20125 Comments9043 Views

The literature on sleep and obesity is becoming dense.  Lots of things happen to people when they sleep.   One of them has to do