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A proper diet and enough exercise are among the most important factors to living a healthy and happy life. I explain why we chose the Paleo diet as our dietary framework and bust myths about fat and cholesterol.

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Nutritional value of Pastured eggs vs Regular eggs

Eggs are a staple in our household, and we eat up to four dozen of them every week. But have you noticed how many different types of eggs there are? I had and was wondering if there was a difference in nutritional value between them. In particular between pastured eggs vs. regular eggs. As it…(Read More)

Paleo - 7 Healthy snack ideas for movie night

Snacking is a term usually associated with unhealthy food. But even if you google for healthy snacks the results are usually anything but healthy. In this article, I will share with you seven healthy snack ideas for a movie night that are not only healthy but Paleo-compatible. Related content: Beginners Guide: What is the…(Read More)

Paleo Meals To Go: Freeze-dried meals for backpackers and travelers

Paleo Meals To Go is an innovative, family run company that makes freeze-dried, Paleo-compatible meals that are perfect for the outdoors and for traveling. I recently had the opportunity to taste them and here is my review. Shop mentioned products Paleo Meals To Go (Online Store: Use coupon code MK20 to get 20…(Read More)

Factor 75 - A Paleo-friendly meal delivery service

Meal delivery services, such as Blue Apron or Freshly have gained increased popularity over the past few years. But none of them has met the requirements of my Paleo-influenced dietary lifestyle. A few weeks ago, I stumbled across Factor 75, a healthy meal delivery service that offers dairy-free, Ketogenic and Paleo-friendly meal…(Read More)

Ample vs. Soylent: Comparison of meal replacement drinks

Life is busy and maintaining a healthy diet is hard. Sometimes there is little time to prepare a healthy meal or to find one when you are traveling. That’s where meal replacement drinks can help. For this article, I have tested and compared two major players. Continue reading to find out how Ample vs…(Read More)

How healthy are sports drinks and how do they work?

I am on a Paleo diet and thus not a fan of sugar-loaded beverages, such as sports drinks. But I also exercise regularly, and during intense exercise, the body needs more than just water. That leads to the following questions: How healthy are sports drinks and how do they work? In this article, I…(Read More)

ActionSleeve - An innovative Apple Watch workout armband

The ActionSleeve by Twelve South is an innovative Apple Watch workout armband that may not make much sense until you have tried it. In this article, I will try to convince you that strapping the Apple Watch to your arm, and not your wrist makes sense for certain workouts. Fitness – the Apple Watch’s key…(Read More)

Secreto Kitchen & Bar

For our date night, Kathy and I recently enjoyed dinner at a relatively new restaurant in Alpharetta called Secreto Kitchen & Bar. When it comes to food, we usually stick to what we know is good instead of trying new restaurants. But while browsing OpenTable the night before to pick a restaurant for our date…(Read More)

Paleo baby foods - Is the Paleo diet safe for infants?

If you have been following this blog, you probably know that my wife and I use the Paleo diet as the framework of our dietary lifestyle. During a recent visit to the doctor’s office, we asked a nutritionist a simple question: “Is the Paleo diet safe for infants?” She strongly objected to the Paleo…(Read More)

How healthy is farmed salmon and what is ethoxyquin?

Salmon is known as a healthy food, rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. What you may not have known is that most Atlantic farmed salmon is contaminated with toxic chemicals.  Manufacturers use such chemicals as ethoxyquin (EQ), butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) and butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) to preserve fish food. Shop mentioned products Wild caught Omega-3…(Read More)

Superfoods: Eggs and avocados - health benefits and nutritional information

Eggs and avocados are my two favorite superfoods that offer a lot of health benefits. Continue reading to learn why eggs and avocados should regularly be on your plate as well. Avocados and their health benefits Avocados are among my favorite fruits. You heard right; avocados aren’t vegetables but fruits! What makes the avocado…(Read More)

Emergency room vs. urgent care based on a recent experience

Our whole family got sick not too long ago with a viral stomach infection. It was a disaster as you can imagine, especially since both our three-year-old toddler and our 10-months-old baby were sick too. Getting treatment was much more complicated and time-consuming than we would have expected. It took…(Read More)