Transcript: We all are living out our own “theories” of how the world works in our lives and Different “diets” are just different nutritional theories. Ideas of how the body, and food and digestion all work together to create health or energy, or weight-loss, or disease management, or EQUILIBRIUM – whatever the goal of the … More The Best Nutritional Theory
This has been my first season working with roses and I am kicking myself for not jumping on the rose band-wagon years ago! This rose petal jam is absolutely amazing AND sugar-free (sweetened with xylitol or agave). Dollop it on ice cream, gluten-free toast, or eat it straight out of the jar! … More Sugar-free Rose Petal Jam
I believe that your true nature is radiant health. I believe in your body’s innate healing ability; and I believe that you are the only authority regarding your health and your body. This is more than a “belief”, it is a knowing because I have experienced my own body’s healing ability—from chronically ill and exhausted to radiant, and I have witnessed it in others. … More Who is your health hero?
Healthy travel tips for your next road or air trip. … More Healthy travel on the go—Tips to travel like a pro
When I walk into a room to talk to people, this is the ONE thing I want them to remember from our discussion: Eating with proper timing is the MOST important thing you can do for your health. It is the most important thing you can do for your children’s health. … More The Absolute #1 Thing To Improve Your Health. Period.
Everyone loves fresh homemade bread hot out of the oven. Being gluten-free, I went almost 4 years without any bread and then I had a gluten-free sourdough bread in Portland, Oregon and I was hooked! Ahhh, bread like that is what I had been missing! So I made it my mini-mission to discover a recipe that made amazing gluten-free bread and sourdough was important to me because I really wanted to eliminate as much phytic acid in my family’s diet as I possibly could. … More Make your own Sourdough Starter for fermented breads
I am presenting the Equilibrium Diet at an expo next weekend and one of the things I’m going to be talking about is, “why not eat this way?”…if we know about how important timing our protein intake is, and we know about the superfoods, and we know the vast improvements in health it will bring—why do some people choose to not eat this way? … More “Why not eat this way?”
I have had several readers ask me, “What do you eat? What do you buy?” And what a great conversation starter because it shows what the Equilibrium Diet looks like once “equilibrium” has been reached (physical at least) and how things change. My purchases and meals are identical in many ways to when we first began this lifestyle in 2010, and they are different too. … More What do I actually eat on the Equilibrium Diet?
Had I stuck to what doctors, nutritionists, and even health-food experts had said, I would have ended up buried in data, research, statistics, and opinions and I probably never would have gotten healthy; and I definitely wouldn’t have experienced enlightenment. But I didn’t stick to what anyone else said – I cared about one thing and one thing only – finding an equilibrium way of eating and I didn’t care where it came from or what “rules” it broke.
And it broke all the “rules” – shattered them actually, and my own identity in the process; because I discovered equilibrium wasn’t about exercise and restricting fat and pleasure of ANY kind – it was about full-fat everything, eating as much as I cared to eat, and doing whatever made me feel good in my body! And that is the key – getting into your body and out of your head.
Ultimately, the Equilibrium Diet is rooted in the diets of primitive tribes untouched by modern society and modern convenience foods like wheat, sugar and pasteurized dairy; and the diet is also rooted in the natural cycle of the day. As humans we cycle with the sun and moon and before electricity, our night time activity was restricted. So we need more energy, more food and more fuel early in the day and virtually nothing before we go to bed. … More The Roots of the Most Powerful Diet on Earth