What Is Lurking in Your Tea?

What Is Lurking in Your Tea?

Tea has a rich history with the earliest Chinese legends about tea dating back to 2700 BC in connection to the mythical emperor Shennong, who is regarded as the father of Chinese medicine and agriculture.  Scholars believe that tea drinking originated in southwest...
The Commercialization of Paleo

The Commercialization of Paleo

When I first discovered the Paleo lifestyle a few short years ago, the Paleo community was a different world.  There were a few well-known Paleo authors and bloggers (Mark Sisson, Robb Wolf, and Loren Cordain immediately come to mind), but there weren’t a plethora of...
Finding Balance Through Primal Fitness

Finding Balance Through Primal Fitness

Fitness has always been an important part of my life.  Growing up, my parents owned a martial arts academy and I practiced martial arts from the time that I was a toddler.  Although I didn’t participate in organized sports, I was an avid figure skater and I...
My Topical Probiotic and Acne Experiment

My Topical Probiotic and Acne Experiment

I have struggled with adult acne since my early 20s. Before discovering ancestral health, I tried a lot of different over-the-counter, natural, and prescription treatments: Antibiotics (My gut bugs are screaming in agony!), hormonal birth control (Ouch, ouch, ouch!)...
“Just” a Nurse

“Just” a Nurse

I have not had cable television for a year and a half now, but it was hard to miss the outcries on social media over the disparaging remarks regarding nurses made by a few of the hosts on the popular talk show, The View. I find it somewhat interesting that nurses are...