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Spotlight: Food on the Run | Snacks

2018-08-06T18:43:56+00:00 August 4th, 2018|Clean Made LA, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Products We Love|

Let's get real for a second. One of the most difficult things to overcome in our clean food journeys has been forgetting to pack snacks or adequately plan meals when leaving the house for the day. The results have been (*ahem*) trying, to say the least. We've found ourselves staring sadly at one another [...]

WTF is Purslane? | The Superfood You’ve Been Mistaking For A Weed

2018-08-03T09:58:24+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Reads, Recipes, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes|

Purslane, a fairly ubiquitous weed, has recently been heralded as one of the most nutrient dense greens on the planet. Incredibly high in omega 3s, iron, and beta carotene, it's a powerhouse of a plant that– wait for it– actually tastes good. I can still remember the day I realized that the weed I'd [...]

Plastic Free July | Reduce, Reuse, Upcycle

2018-07-02T23:16:06+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Clean Living, Clean Reads|

A shopping center in Sweden is the answer to our vintage and thrift store dreams. ReTuna Återbruksgalleria is a mall with 14 shops, a restaurant, exhibition area, and conference rooms, dedicated entirely to repurposed products. There’s even an attached training college for studying recycling. It’s all pretty straightforward and very green: Items are donated and [...]

If You Aren’t Miserable, You’re Probably Not In Ketosis

2018-07-24T14:24:34+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Brain Health, Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Reads, Nutrition|

...Or at least that's the conclusion Sara Chodosh has come to, in her article, Sorry, Keto fans, you're probably not in ketosis. It's just too hard, she argues in her piece for Popular Science. Unless it's brutal, you're probably not doing it right. The reason for this is the diet's 80 - 90 percent necessary fat [...]

Find Food Love With Jodi Moreno

2018-07-03T21:48:25+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Made LA, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Recipes|

We're lucky to live during a time when we have so many food options. We can go into most grocery stores -- anywhere in the country! -- and cobble together enough ingredients to make an allergen-friendly feast. Speaking personally, we couldn't even say that five years ago, outside of straight-up meat and veg. On the internet, [...]

June Spotlight: AIP | The Pros & Cons of AIP

2018-06-26T22:44:18+00:00 June 30th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Self Care|

Over the past month we’ve discussed a lot of aspects of the Autoimmune Protocol, including why to try it, how it differs from other Paleo-type diets, ways to make life on AIP a little easier, and offered a whole bunch of recipes to ensure the AIP diet will be as delicious as can be. But the [...]

Better Diet, Fewer Psych Drugs?

2018-06-24T22:32:49+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Brain Health, Clean Living, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Self Care|

While the majority of the drugs available for mood and psych disorders are effective, no one can argue that many of these pharmaceuticals come with a slew of nasty side effects. No longer willing to “donate their body to science,” increasing numbers of people are looking at more natural, holistic ways to tend to [...]

The Secret Life Of Bees And Their Role In Longevity | Clean Made LA 2018 Speaker Sessions

2018-06-19T17:02:08+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Clean Living, Clean Made LA, Clean Made Picks, Clean Reads, Los Angeles, Speaker Sessions, Sustainability + Earth Care|

Last year marked a decade since Colony Collapse Disorder was first reported in this country. We were honored to have Maryam Henein join us to discuss how bees and other pollinators are doing today and what these ancient creatures can teach us about our health, autoimmunity, and our food supply. ABOUT MARYAM: Maryam Henein [...]

The Great Debate: A Response To “Goodbye – and good riddance – to livestock farming”

2018-06-19T17:01:55+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Clean Reads|

On October 4, George Monbiot wrote an op-ed in The Guardian about the need to end livestock farming. The Savory Institute agrees with him about the unnecessary suffering inherent in mass meat production, and believes – as Mr. Monbiot does – that industrially raised meat production and animal cruelty needs to end, and they’re also [...]

June Spotlight: AIP | A Medical Perspective On The Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet

2018-06-23T09:37:35+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Made Picks, Clean Reads, Nutrition, Recipes|

Want a quick and concise overview of the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP)? Look no further than this article, All You Need to Know About the AIP Diet, from Medical News Today. The article, written by Lana Burgess (and reviewed by Natalie Butler, RD, LD), summarizes what AIP is ("a much stricter version of the Paleo diet. It advises eliminating [...]