The importance of leafy greens

Green leafy vegetables: if you take your health seriously, they should be part of your diet. Look around you in nature, and you will find that perhaps most wild plants … Continue Reading →


Why bacteria are vital to our health

Vitality and health are not words most people associate with bacteria. Yet, our gut contains more than 100 trillion bacteria; in fact our body contains 10 times more bacteria than … Continue Reading →


Adding carbs without gaining weight: yes, it’s possible!

About 8 months ago I decided to go low carb. I was pretty strict with myself. Bread and pasta were not part of my diet anymore, and I drastically decreased … Continue Reading →

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Is bulletproof coffee bullshit proof?

Bulletproof coffee is a big hype among many paleo folks. And also outside the paleo community, people are attracted to this drink that essentially is black coffee blended with a … Continue Reading →

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Nothing beats beef liver

Beef liver. Big chance it is not on your plate too often. It probably was on your granny’s menu regularly.  Unfortunately liver has gotten a bad rap. True, not everybody … Continue Reading →


The lurking danger of salt restriction

Overall, medical students receive less than 20 contact hours of nutrition instruction during their medical school careers. It partially explains why bad dietary advice from doctors is so common. In … Continue Reading →

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The road to ancestral health #1: diet

I can’t deny it: civilization comes with many comforts. And yet, it separates us from who we were long ago: hunters and gatherers living in the middle of nature. In … Continue Reading →

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Why not to go low fat: #1

Modern zoos employ nutritionists who carefully prepare meals that suit the dietary needs of the different animals. Monkeys, elephants, sharks, rhino’s and lions: they all get foods that provide them … Continue Reading →


Restocking your bathroom may save your life.

To most of you it probably doesn’t come as a surprise: the food industry giants put anything in your food, as long as it makes them money. It’s empowering to … Continue Reading →


A healthy diet: follow science or the caveman?

Malnutrition and a sedentary lifestyle lay at the root of many modern diseases. Conventional medicine usually responds by offering a quick fix, and doesn’t address underlying causes. Many patients end … Continue Reading →