The Punk Report Episode 1: Monsanto Sues Vermont Over Labeling Law

June 20, 2014
Recently, the state of Vermont responded to overwhelming public demand and passed the nations first-ever, no-strings-attached labeling law for Genetically Modified Food.

Monsanto and lobbyist groups lead by the
Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) has filed a law suit claiming the law is unconstitutional and other such nonsense.

I secured a copy of the actual lawsuit because I'm awesome (and it's a public document) and go over some of the ridiculousness in the document.




Get involved. Help Vermont fight this battle. http://www.organicconsumers.org/

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An Interview with a Thyroid

May 6, 2014
Thyroid issues can be a very serious subject, but I decided to lighten things up to try and get the word out about something that more people need to know about.

Did you know that 30 million Americans — and 200 million people worldwide — have a thyroid disorder?

Unfortunately, only half have been properly diagnosed. And even less are receiving proper treatment.

So, here's me interviewing an actual thyroid (not really) to try and get to the bottom of things. Watch the video, then head o...

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This hidden source of gluten surpises a lot of people

December 23, 2013
The topic of hidden gluten has been covered extensively but this one is particularly surprising to most people.

Check your medications and supplements for some of the ingredients I talk about in the video below.


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Where on the Gluten Spectrum are you?

December 6, 2013

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Don't let the Internet diagnose you with Adrenal Fatigue

November 21, 2013
Adrenal Fatigue is one of those nebulous terms-- A catch all diagnosis with which the Internet loves to diagnose people.

It's similar to leaky gut or candida because there's a laundry list of symptoms that fit neatly under these headings.

However, all of these are very real health concerns and getting a diagnosis from Facebook Phd or Dr. Google is not the best course of action.

In this video I breakdown Adrenal Fatigue and why I don't like to use the term even when I have a test to back it up...

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New and Absurd Statin Guidelines. Do you even science, bro?

November 14, 2013
So-called "heart experts," (American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology) released new guidelines that, if followed, would put 70 Million American's on dangerous cholesterol lowering medication.

"This is an enormous shift in policy as it relates to who should be treated for high levels of cholesterol," said Dr. Steven Nissen, chief of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleavland Clinic.

Dr. Sharon Horesh Bergquist, an assistant professor of medicine at Emory University stated...

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Is your cholesterol too low?

October 26, 2013
Many of you asked for a basic video about cholesterol-- What it is and what it does.

Also, don't forget to check out the final two days of Real Food Con.
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I've learned something new with each and every presentation I've seen.




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Q and A: What can I do when my in-laws don't support my GF lifestyle?

October 11, 2013
This one really touched a nerve with me. What would you do in this situation?

You've been struggling with your health for years UNTIL, your doctor suggests a gluten-free diet. Almost immediately you start to get relief.

Within a couple of weeks many of your symptoms disappear. After a couple of months you feel more than 90% better and things just continue to improve.

The problem is, you in-laws think it's a joke, a fad and your problems are all in your head. They mock you for not eating the sa...

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Q and A: Why don't I feel better eating gluten free?

October 11, 2013
Switching to a gluten-free diet is often a life-saver for many people. Still, some don't get the results they anticipate.

While there may be many factors involved, here are just a couple of likely reason you might not feel better eating a GF diet.




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Q and A Friday: Why Did My Cholesterol Go UP on Paleo?

September 24, 2013

I'm back with a Q and A Friday video and this question comes from Allison who sent me this message via Facebook.

In the video below I discuss just a couple of the most likely reason someone might experience higher cholesterol after switching to a healthier diet. 

Also, I cut the following info from the video to help keep it on the shorter side, but I feel like it's important for everyone to know.

Everyone has a normal physiological range when it comes to cholesterol. Your lipids...


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