Blog | Michael Kummer

Michael's Blog

I blog about topics that I'm most passionate about, including technology and healthy living. My articles cover reviews of the products I love, advice, research, how-tos, and insights. For many of my health-related articles, I work with medical doctors to ensure the information I provide is accurate.

Wild Zora Meat Bars Review

Wild Zora Review – The Best Paleo Meat Snacks

Review of Wild Zora Meat & Veggie bars, soups, and teas from the perspective of a frequent traveler and Paleo enthusiast.

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Make the right choices, even when eating out

Healthy Eating – The Ultimate Guide

Everything you need to know about Healthy Eating in one comprehensive article with links to additional information and scientific research.

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Do we need Vitamin and Mineral Supplements?

The human body requires vitamins and minerals to stay healthy. That’s why humans evolved on a diet that supplies those essential micronutrients. Yet, 68% of Americans take vitamin supplements. Arguably, because they think multivitamin supplements have health benefits or reduce the risk of illnesses, such as heart disease. Additionally, some people believe that they can’t […]

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PageLines 5 Alternative – Why I migrated to Thrive Themes

PageLines has stopped maintaining its page builder, so I had to start looking for alternatives. I found Thrive Themes and here is the story of my migration.

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PIQO Pocket Projector Review

PIQO Review – 1080p Projector That Fits In Your Pocket

PIQO is a 2×2-inch 1080p pocket projector featuring 200-lumen brightness, universal connectivity, and 50 hours of battery life. I got a chance to preview this promising gadget while waiting for my review unit to arrive. In my day job, I’m a sales executive, and I give frequent presentations to customers and at trade shows. Most […]

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Ample vs. Bear - Keto Meal Shakes

Ample vs. Bear Keto Meal Replacement Comparison

In-depth comparison of Ample K vs. Bear Power Foods. Both are popular Keto Meal Replacement shakes that appear similar but have significant differences.

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WHOOP Strap Review & Comparison to Apple Watch

The Apple Watch has been my primary workout companion for the past few years until a friend recommended me to try out the WHOOP Strap 2.0 – a new fitness tracker that is different than anything I have seen before. WHOOP gives you insight into exercise performance, recovery, rest, and sleep in a way that […]

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Naked Meal Review

Naked Meal Review – Premium Meal Replacement Powder

Review of Naked Meal, a new keto-friendly meal replacement powder from Naked Nutrition. While it has only 150 calories, it’s an excellent base for a shake.

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Mujjo Touchscreen Gloves

Touchscreen Gloves for Men & Women – Why Mujjo Makes The Best (Review)

In my opinion, Mujjo makes the best touchscreen gloves for men and women because they look incredibly slick, work with all 5 fingers and keep my hands warm.

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ecobee4 vs. nest learning thermostat

Ecobee vs. Nest – Hands-on Review and Comparison

Hands-on review, comparing the ecobee4 with the 3rd-Gen Nest Learning Thermostat. Also included: The cheaper ecobee3 lite and Nest Thermostat E.

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Diet-To-Go Review

Diet-To-Go Review – A Common Sense Approach to Healthy Eating

Diet-To-Go is a meal delivery service with a middle-of-the-road approach to healthy living. They offer various meals plans, including Keto and Vegetarian.

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Fresh n Lean - Meal Prep Service

Fresh n’ Lean Review – My Experience with this Meal Prep Delivery Service

Fresh ‘n Lean is a meal prep delivery service that has received a lot of mixed reviews. I had a chance to try their Paleo meals and truly enjoyed them.

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Freshly Review – Healthy Meal Delivery with Caveats

Freshly is a New York-based subscription meal service that has the mission to make eating convenient, healthy, delicious, and sustainable.

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Ample Foods Crowdfunding Campaign

Ample Foods Crowdfunding Campaign – Should you invest?

Ample Foods launched a crowdfunding campaign to allow its fans to buy equity via Crowd SAFE securities. But should you become an “angel” investor?

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AirPlay Video Streaming Slow and Jerky feature

AirPlay Mirroring Slow? None of the “Fixes” Work?

If you are having issues streaming videos via AirPlay to your Apple TV and none of the other fixes have worked, I might have a solution for you.

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Ample V 3.0 - Vegan Meal Replacement Drink

Ample V 3.0 Review – New Texture and Better Taste

A side-by-side comparison of the new Ample V 3.0 vs. 2.1. Ample’s new Vegan shake features a much-improved taste and texture, thanks to better ingredients.

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iMac Pro Review and Comparison to the 5K iMac – Upgrade Guide

iMac Pro review and comparison with the 2017 5K iMac and Late 2014 BTO 5K iMac I own to help you decide if the new iMac Pro is worth the investment.

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CavemanChefs Gourmet Paleo Meal Delivery

CavemanChefs Review – Gourmet Paleo Meal Plan Delivery Service

CavemanChefs is a flexible gourmet Paleo meal plan delivery service, featuring premium ingredients and higher than normal shipping costs.

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Vegan Meal Replacement Shake

Top 8 Vegan Meal Replacement Shakes

Review of the top vegan meal replacement shakes on the market, including discount codes to brands such as Ample, Ambronite and more.

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Paleo On The Go (POTG)

Paleo On The Go Review – Paleo Comfort Food Delivered

Paleo On The Go is a unique meal delivery service that offers traditional comfort food with a twist by making their dishes Paleo, AIP and Keto friendly.

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New Ample K v2.0

What’s New in Ample Original 4.0 and Ample K 2.0?

A side-by-side comparison of the new Ample Original 4.0 vs. 3.0 and the new Ample K 2.0 vs. 1.0. Overall, the new formulas offer significant improvements.

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CBD Oil

CBD Oil: Is It Safe, Effective And Legal?

Review of CBD Oil based on scientific evidences (studies) to learn if this popular hemp product is safe and effective and how it compares to THC.

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Arlo Ultra vs Nest Cam IQ

Arlo Ultra 4K Review and Comparison to Nest Cam IQ

Review of the new Arlo Ultra 4K home security camera and comparison to the previous leader in this segment, Google’s Nest Cam IQ.

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How To Develop Grit And Perseverance

Calm Within Chaos – How To Develop Grit And Perseverance

Six ways to develop grit, tenacity, and perseverance – An in-depth article from entrepreneur, musician and CrossFit coach Jeremy Gilbertson.

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Inflammation and chronic disease - how they are linked

Link Between Inflammation, Chronic Disease And Diet

In this article, we will explore the link between inflammation and chronic disease to understand how dietary choices may impact our health.

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Burkley MacBook Pro Leather Case - Feature

Burkley Leather MacBook Pro Case Review

Review of the excellent Leather MacBook Pro Case from Burkley. Hand-crafted from full-grain leather it only weighs 6oz and is easy to take on and off.

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Top 10 Gift Ideas for Tech and Fitness Lovers

Top 10 Gift Ideas for Tech and Fitness Lovers – 2018

Here is a list of my top 10 gift ideas for tech and fitness lovers. I own and have reviewed some of the gadgets on this list already. Some others are still on my todo list. So if you need more information on a specific item, follow the link to the review, or check back […]

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Dietary fiber benefits myths and food list

Dietary fiber benefits, myths and food list

In this article, I tell you everything you need to know about dietary fiber, its benefits, myths, and how much fiber you need per day. I also talk about the risk of ingesting too much fiber; I give you a list of foods high in fiber and much more. In a nutshell, fiber is not […]

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JORD Apple Watch Bands

JORD Wooden Apple Watch Band Review

I have reviewed a lot of Apple Watch Bands in the past, but I never tried one made out of wood. For this article, JORD sent me a wooden Apple Watch band with a butterfly clasp. At first, I wasn’t sure what to expect, and I was afraid the strap might pinch the hair on […]

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SENS8 Security Camera with Light Review

SENS8 Security Camera with Siren and Floodlight Review

The SENS8 Light Cam is the first wired home security camera I have reviewed that required drilling a hole into an outside wall of our house. to find out how the installation went and if the SENS8 security camera was worth breaking out my tool belt. The SENS8 Light Cam offers a ton […]

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