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Month: August 2011


While in Holland, we ate some “local” strawberries. The Dutch are the masters of growing in-doors. I’ve never quite tasted a strawberry like this. Besides from how perfect it looked (click on the picture), it tasted PERFECT. Fruit like this does not grow out in the wild, so how much of it becomes to much to Read More

Obesity and Activity Levels

A MUST read, http://wholehealthsource.blogspot.com/2011/08/roadmap-to-obesity.html  Stephan’s latest post is just plain incredible. Read it slowly and let it sink in. On another note…it seems like the Ancestral Health Symposium has re-invigorated him to post quality quality stuff lately. The kind of posts with “meat” that he used to post years ago when he first started blogging. I Read More

Speciality Markets?

Back to old world markets one more time…what used to be “normal”, can now only be acquired at speciality markets. This makes me sad. Can you imagine the chicken soup/stock that gets made with these?? Full of gelatinous goodness? Even at a decent butcher, I think it is hard to find chicken feet in the Read More

Protein and Portion Control

as much as I LOVE steak, and I could easily devour this by myself; A REAL Bistecca Fiorentina…I’m starting to form my opinions on how much meat we really need to eat in one sitting. The above Tuscan Porterhouse was served like that, to be shared among 4 adults. What are your thoughts? 4 oz Read More

Good News

You eat right. You get your exercise. You doa good job in your chosen profession. You love your kids, your family your spouse. Congratulations!! You’re doing it!! This is GOOD NEWS. Focus on it. Feel it. That will serve you a lot better than focusing on all the “bad news”. Pick up the paper, turn on Read More

Travel & Food

Like I posted previously, I took a most wonderful trip with my family back home and visited Spain, Italy and Corsica. My sister who lives in Amsterdam, was home base for us while we were in Holland. Her husband loves to eat and cook and drink :-), so he and I can talk for hours Read More

Stew & Paleo?

Paleo smaleo? Leptin? Food reward theory? Low Carb? Insulin sensitivity? macro/micronutrient composition? Total fat intake?…. I can go on with buzz words for a while, but FOR ME…it’s all pretty simple. EAT REAL FOOD. Do that and I promise you that you will be well on your way to feeling good and looking good. Don’t Read More

Ancestral Health Symposium and Update

Just a quick post and update so you know I’m still hanging around… I was invited by the organizers of the event to cook for the private party before the symposium, I was honored but had to humbly decline as I’m in Europe celebrating with my parents and all of my family a special occasion. Read More