When it comes to health news, it can literally be life or death. Many of us rely on our social media feeds or favorite podcasts for relevant, reliable health information. However, depending on where this info is coming from and how its presented, we can be lead down a path of misinformation that can have real impacts on our lives. Have you ever seen what raw published research looks like? Most people don’t have time nor patience to decipher random numbers and endless scientif
Ever wonder what your personal care products are doing to your health? Research shows that most of the concoctions we use to look our best might actually be worsening our health. And it all starts at home with our morning rituals. Think about it: we wake up and head straight for the bathroom, where a host of cosmetics awaits us. Soaps, creams, lotions and perfumes touch our skin most likely before our first glass of water or sip of coffee. Combine that with our addiction to s
What is fasting? In a nut shell, fasting is the act of not consuming food for a lengthy period of time. Wait...we know what you're thinking, but hear us out for a minute. Before you panic, let's explore how fasting has shaped sacred parts of our lives. Several religions regard fasting as a way to get closer to God by eliminating distracting human needs like hunger and sex. Some Christians fast to enhance their focus during prayer. Muslims fast during various times of the year
Fruit and vegetable smoothies are considered a staple in weight loss protocols and cleanses. But what if your favorite smoothie was making you miserable? Often seen as the ultimate healthy drink, most premade and homemade smoothies are actually doing more harm than good, leaving you prone to bad diet choices later on. Episode 26 explores how and why you’re getting smoothies wrong. Joe and Amber also provide 3 simple guidelines for taking your smoothie game to the next level.
If you venture off into the abyss of YouTube videos regarding dieting, you'll most certainly encounter arguments being had and insults being hurled between members of opposing dietary communities. Scientific information goes by the wayside as emotions and ethics cloud the health argument. Members of the vegan community despise members of the paleo community. Paleo dieters think vegans are uninformed hippies. The conversation is rarely addressed from an unbiased, unemotional s
In this bonus episode, Joe and Amber record a podcast while answering nutrition related questions on Facebook & Instagram Live. They also share 3 of their favorite healthy snacks and explain why these snacks are superior to their conventional counterparts. If you want to be a part of our next Facebook Live Q&A podcast, like Primal Example on Facebook and tune in to our next video! Topics Discussed Include: 1:30 - Brazi Bites - naturally gluten-free Brazilian cheese bread made