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June Spotlight: AIP | Listen Up: We Love The Autoimmune Wellness Podcast

2018-06-23T09:46:43-08:00June 12th, 2018|Clean Eats, Clean Living, Clean Made Picks, Nutrition, Self Care|

The Autoimmune Wellness Podcast is a fantastic resource for all things Paleo, Whole30, and AIP. Hosts Mickey Trescott and Angie Alt both suffer from autoimmune conditions, and are both badasses who have forged careers in helping people manage their own autoimmune conditions through food and lifestyle (Mickey is a certified nutritional therapy practitioner and coaches clients [...]

Could You Have A Vitamin D Deficiency?

2018-07-02T01:28:43-08:00June 12th, 2018|Clean Living, Nutrition, Self Care|

More than 40 percent of Americans are vitamin D deficient (the numbers are even higher in African American and LatinX communities). While extreme forms of vitamin D deficiencies such as rickets are relatively uncommon in the United States, other vitamin D deficiencies such as osteoporosis, heart disease, diabetes, autoimmune diseases and high blood pressure are much more prevalent. [...]

Could You Be Having Celiac Reactions To Coffee, Chocolate & Dairy?

2018-07-02T00:36:17-08:00June 8th, 2018|Clean Eats, Self Care|

You've given up most beers, bleu cheese, fresh doughnuts, burritos, Sunday morning bagels, and those warm rolls some restaurants put out on the table with pats of sweet cream butter. Actually, you've given up much more than that in reality, we know. Since being diagnosed with celiac disease, you've had to make a lot of sacrifices, [...]

Training Your Brain To Skew Positive

2018-06-19T16:42:16-08:00June 5th, 2018|Brain Health, Clean Living, Clean Reads, Mindfullness, Self Care|

We're made to be happy right? Not exactly, says researcher Loretta Breuning in her new book, The Science of Positivity. Her article, in Forbes,“How To Train Your Brain To Go Positive Instead of Negative,” explains how our brains are really wired and offers some helpful exercises to help quiet that inner Eeyore, so instead of always [...]

Do A Digital Detox Without Deleting Your Apps

2018-06-21T15:15:16-08:00June 4th, 2018|Brain Health, Mindfullness, Self Care|

On Monday, the World Health Organization announced it was adding "gaming disorder" to its panoply of medical conditions and diagnoses, and there have been studies published as recently as August 2017, warning of the dangers of "video game addiction in emerging adulthood." So we have plenty of evidence that electronics can do unwholesome things to our [...]

June Spotlight: AIP | The Importance of Proper Nutrient Density on the AIP Diet

2018-06-23T09:35:24-08:00June 2nd, 2018|Clean Living, Nutrition, Self Care|

When most people get started on an Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) diet, they’re focused on what they’re giving up. Granted, grains, nuts, dairy, alcohol, nightshades – there is a lot to sacrifice and they’re not easy things to eliminate.   But in taking out so many foods from the Paleo Autoimmune diet, it’s vital to remember to [...]

To Alleviate Pain, Try Foundation Training

2018-06-20T16:45:52-08:00September 11th, 2017|Clean Living, Self Care|

Most people on this site have (had) a health issue that eventually brought them to clean eating. Clean eating brought them to clean living, and clean living brought them here. In this personal essay, author Jessica Hamlin documents her friend Carrie Russell’s journey from crippling pain to full freedom of movement, thanks to foundation [...]