Episode 098: Does Bacon Cause Cancer?


Recently, the World Health Organization decreed that bacon & processed meats contain carcinogens and classified both in the same risk category as tobacco and asbestos. Of course, this has raised a lot of questions and triggered alarm in bacon lovers across the world. But is it true? Does bacon cause cancer? There's a lot more to this story and I want to take the time today to go through some of ...Read More

Episode 096: Common Digestive Problems


I've been getting a lot of emails about digestive issues ranging from bloating & gas to chronic constipation and intense pain. There are a lot of factors that go into healthy digestion and I hope to tackle most of them on the show. Today, however, we're tackling some common digestive problems that contribute to bloating, gas, indigestion, constipation and diarrhea. We'll overview the digestive process and identify at what stages ...Read More

Is Dairy Healthy? A Buying Guide and Cautionary Tale


Just last night someone asked me why I drink almond milk instead of cow's milk. I am regularly asked, "Is dairy healthy" or "Is dairy paleo/primal?" and, "Can I eat dairy and still lose weight?" They are complicated questions but totally worth getting into. A few points I want to make right out of the gate: the only person who can tell you if dairy is right for you is ...Read More