Ketosis

Ketosis

As it happens there are two different fuels our bodies can run on: glucose and ketones. Yet we moderns almost never run on ketones because of the modern diet’s abundance of glucose. Entering ketosis requires maintaining a very low carb diet, less than 50g per day, and requires remaining steadfast […]

Next-level Paleo — Balanced 6:3

Next-level Paleo — Balanced 6:3

Having been so pleased with the basic paleo approach I’ve decided to up my game by balancing my omega 6-3 ratio. For a long time I thought, like many, that “omega-3s are good.” But it’s probably not that simple. The latest theories are that it’s the ratio that matters most. […]

Next-level Paleo — Zero grain

Next-level Paleo — Zero grain

Having been so pleased with the basic paleo approach I’ve decided to take it one step further by eliminating grains. I’ve been eating grain my entire life. But grain is relatively recent development, far newer than most of my genetic code, and I am eager to see how my body […]

Tip #3: The Crap List

Tip #3: The Crap List

Sticking to a diet when out in public is difficult. If you haven’t noticed, restaurants and vendors tend to sell mostly what profits them, not you. But I’ve discovered a few tricks to hold firm. I call this one The Crap List. The crap list is a literal list of […]

What My Health Insurance Company Doesn’t Know

What My Health Insurance Company Doesn’t Know

I once wrote about how I got my health insurance premiums lowered by convincing the health insurance company to put me in their lowest risk class. I did this by sending them my medical history and also including a letter explaining my frequent practice of drinking raw vegetables. It’s funny […]