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6 Foods You're Not Eating on a Paleo Diet and Probably Should Be

Posted by joe rigs on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, In : Health 
This isn’t an article about what is or is not “paleo.” The “is it paleo” discussion is SO 10,000 years ago! A couple of these foods fall squarely within the paleo template but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re eating them. And if you’re not, you probably should be, providing you tolerate them.

The other foods are, at best, a gray area for most paleo dieters with those who are the most strict about their eating habits avoiding them completely.

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THE Perfect Diet.

Posted by joe rigs on Friday, August 23, 2013, In : Get your mind right 
My diet is perfect. Not because it’s rigid, flawless and squeaky clean, but because I choose to use the first definition of the word perfect.

Perfect
adjective: per·fect

1. having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be.


“As good as it is possible to be.” Doesn’t that sounds a lot nicer than rigid, flawless and squeaky clean? Doesn’t that leave a lot of room for interpretation?

Let’s add two little words to the end of th...

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Link Between ADHD and Obesity Later in Life: Another Study That Says Nothing.

Posted by joe rigs on Monday, May 20, 2013, In : Health 
A new study conducted by researchers at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center found men diagnosed as children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were twice as likely to be obese in a 33-year follow-up study compared to men who were not diagnosed with the condition.

I just want to note for the record that I copied last line that from the official press release. Please don't chastise me for that ridiculously long run-on sentence.

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How I Eat (Part 2): Diet Dogma

Posted by joe rignola on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, In : Health 
About three years ago (Dec. 2010) I posted a blog on my old website, Eat Think Wellness, describing how I generally ate, and why. Three years in internet time is a LONG ass time. Back then I think I had maybe 5 or 6 followers-- one, if you don’t count my family. Alright, zero if you don’t count my wife. It was a lonely time for me in the health blogging world.

Things sure have changed since then but one thing definitely hasn’t: Diet Dogma.

Back in 2010 I encouraged folks not to become t...
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Eat for Heat: Based on a true story of pizza, ice cream and awkwardness

Posted by joe rigs on Thursday, January 17, 2013, In : Health 
A about a week or so ago I posted, on Facebook, how much a enjoyed reading Eat for Heat, I said that I even had a slice of pizza for the first time in a number of years. Not “paleo” pizza. Not gluten-free pizza. Pizza, Pizza. Full on gluten, baby. Well, I figured I had better write a follow up to that status lest people fear that I’m laying in the back ally of a pizza joint in a gluten-induced coma- cheese still stuck to my chin and a piece of crispy crust clenched tightly in my fist.

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Joe Rignola, HHC, FDN Joe Rignola is an author, Certified Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist and Health Counselor. More importantly, I hate talking in the 3rd person. I'm really just a guy who took control of my own health and overcame several ailments including metabolic disorders, digestive issues, depression and ADD. Actually, my recovery from ADD however is questionable.