Nutrition

My Journey To Healing: Discovering FODMAPs

My stomach hurts.  Often.  It's like this raw, sore feeling that gets either better or worse according to the food I eat.  Previously, I thought it was all because of dairy, so I took that out.  Then recently I thought maybe it was gluten, so I took that out too.  But still, the symptoms would… Continue reading My Journey To Healing: Discovering FODMAPs

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Paleo Detox Week: Day 7 and Final Thoughts

Day 7 was fairly easy and uneventful.  I did have to make a separate dinner from leftovers because the family was having a pasta dish but aside from that, I just ate my usual standbys, along with more cookies. Those cookies were NOT a good idea if my goal was pure weight loss.  That and… Continue reading Paleo Detox Week: Day 7 and Final Thoughts

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Paleo Detox Week: Day 5 & 6

With the concern that I was becoming redundant, I decided to stop posting daily. Something interesting happened last night: my stomach was upset.  And this morning I woke up with abdominal pain.  Up until now I've been pain-free so I knew it had to be one of two things: 1) I didn't take my Restore supplement… Continue reading Paleo Detox Week: Day 5 & 6

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Paleo Detox Week: Day 4

Woohoo!  Hello abs!  The permanently bloated stomach has disappeared.  Not only that but I've dropped over 3lbs in 4 days.  That's just over 2.5% of my total body weight. 80% of weight loss and fitness is WHAT YOU EAT! You don't need to hit an exact 80/20 ratio to shed pounds, but it is important… Continue reading Paleo Detox Week: Day 4