There are people less qualified than you doing the things you want to do simply because they decided to believe in themselves.

What I actually eat

Many people are surprised to learn that most of what I eat are plants. Especially green leafy plants. In fact, many days I have no animal protein at all. “Wait, I thought you were Keto,” they typically say with a confused expression. Well, yes and no. What I practice is a high fat, low NET […]

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What is “Dirty Keto”?

So you’ve decided to commit to a Low Carbohydrate, High Fat (LCHF) or keto-type diet. Good for you! Soon you will be enjoying less brain fog, more energy, less inflammation, better immunity, decreased depression and anxiety, decreased pain, and many more benefits hard to believe in a culture struggling to survive on the Standard American […]

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What’s the deal with MCT oil?

It seems everywhere you go these days someone is talking about MCT oil. But why? What is the deal with MCT oil? MCT stands for Medium Chain Triglyceride. This describes the molecular structure of the fatty acid’s tail. MCTs are purified forms of saturated fats, usually from coconut or palm. In a nutshell, the reason […]

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How to stay motivated without boring your friends

Getting healthy is lonely work. The menus, food prepping, time at the studio or gym, hours on the treadmill, finding time to meditate, fixing your sleep cycle…you’re working incredibly hard. And no one cares. It might take a monolithic act of willpower and self-motivation to get your butt to the gym or to choose veggies […]

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Holiday stress busters for maximum cheer

Christmas is by far my favorite time of year. Why? Because it’s a time of year where the whole world has decided they’re going to allow themselves to feel joyful even though it’s literally the coldest, darkest time of year. If I had to guess, that’s exactly why so many cultures have massive mid-winter celebrations. […]

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Shoulding on the holidays, part 3: Comparison

I got sucked into it just this morning. I was looking at one of the piles of catalogs and store ads that come in the mail this time of year, and there was a picture of a well-dressed couple in an embrace looking so utterly happy. It wasn’t so much a conscious thought as it […]

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