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Since eating great food is one of life’s greatest pleasures, learning and using great recipes makes the eating experience all the more pleasurable

806, 2017

Wild Pork Sausage with cabbage and Zucchini noodles

Wild Pork Sausage with cabbage and Zucchini noodles - Basic vegetable stir fry recipe with the addition of wild pork sausage and ground coriander. The coriander really makes the other flavors stand out. - coconut

306, 2017

Eating low on the food Chain

My  grandfather first introduced me to sardines when I was about 7 or 8. Some family members were not as appreciative as I was and complained that they smelled fishy. Isn't that what fish are

1704, 2017

Hack Your T The Holistic Way

Managing our hormones is so essential that mismanagement through nutrition and lifestyle will automatically cause inflammation and obesity. Obesity, type 2 diabetes, breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, depression, and prostate cancer all have been directly linked to estrogenic

1302, 2017

Have Your Cake

I write this as a responsible nutrition professional and to show that I enjoy some delicacies that are not necessarily under my beloved Paleolithic nutrition way of eating. Although I’m not one to eat

2601, 2017

Why Goats never get sick

Ever seen a sick goat? Usually when they do get sick, it's so bad that that they die. Goats are known to eat almost anything. That is not true but they definitely have multiple stomachs.

2812, 2016

What’s The Big Deal About Bone Broth?

Safe and soothing, bone broth is truly a comfort food in every sense. Bone broth can be used in a multitude of recipes to give moisture and volume. It can be used as a base to

2812, 2016

Enhance your mood – Hack Your Rice?

I know, rice is not Paleo but it is still one of my favorite foods. In this 200 word nutrition tip I am going to teach you how to make your rice taste better and

1911, 2016

Holiday Nutrition Tips 2016

By Steven Ashton   Don’t be a wimp about food   Stop succumbing to the pressures of having to eat everything that’s available or “it’s Thanksgiving so I have to stuff myself” The big payoff

2608, 2016

Manage Asthma with Nutrition

Asthma is a serious chronic lung disease characterized by continual inflammation of the airways punctuated by episodes or attacks of increased inflammation (American Lung Association, 2010).  Asthma occurs in approximately 3% of the population of

1607, 2016

Fat Is Your Friend

Busting the Myths about Fat Yes, it’s true, fat is an essential macronutrient necessary to keep the human body running efficiently. Many still believe that low fat is a healthy option since it has been promoted

3006, 2016

The Psychology of Eating

Eating can be a very complex and personal matter. There are many reasons that people eat and not just for sustenance. There is a lot of psychology that goes into the process of eating that are

2406, 2016

Top Three Supplements

By Steven Ashton Vitamin and mineral (micronutrient) supplementation has been well researched for decades and it has been proven many times over that supplementation is beneficial to humans. Remember, the RDA amounts are just bare minimums

3103, 2016

Nutritional Approaches to Weight Management

Over the last 25 years or so, much has been learned about how the body becomes obese and the complexities of weight gain. It was once thought that calories were the only culprit in weight

1412, 2015

Don’t Take The Folic Acid!

You will still see Folic acid (B9) listed on the label of many well known brands of vitamin supplements. Those that are In the know in the nutrition community know that folic acid, the synthetic form of folate

2311, 2015

Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS)

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS) In the last 50-100 years the food quality has drastically changed. What was once nutritious can now possibly be

2211, 2015

I was Addicted to Nicotine for 15 Years

I've never been a smoker but I was addicted to nicotine in the form of chewing tobacco, dipping tobacco and "snuff". Products like Skoal, Copenhagen, Kodiak, etc.  These products felt like my best friends for

711, 2015

Nutritional Approaches to Nicotine Detoxification

“Nobody ever died from giving up smoking” – Nutritional Approaches to Nicotine Detoxification Whenever I am driving or walking on the sidewalk around town, I am astonished at the sheer amount of smokers there are.

2605, 2015

The Four Levels of Eating

Eating For Health™ is a process, rather than a method. To differentiate E4H from other food systems, I developed the concept of the Four Levels of Eating. Each level has its place and reflects the

2504, 2015

Health Benefits of Whiskey

By Steven Ashton Is Whiskey Healthy? Nutritional profile: .04 g carbs 0 g fat 0 g protein More ellagic acid than wine (Comes from the oak species used in barrels for maturation) Also contains several

2703, 2015

Sauerkraut: Easy to make probiotic

This is made with red cabbage I can't stress enough about the importance of a healthy gut biome. Our environments have become so toxic that we need all the help we can get. Our gut

410, 2014

Metabolic Harmony and Disease Prevention (geeky)

This is a link to a detailed article by Bruce Ames posted in the Journal of Nutrition. It stresses the importance of micronutrients for overall metabolic harmony. It also goes into detail of the disastrous

310, 2014

GAP Diet Summary

The Gut and Psycology Syndrome (GAPS) diet is a very basic way of eating and is meant to heal the gut. This is a no risk program and can cure anything from diarrhea to food allergies

310, 2014

Magnesium: The missing link to better health

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/12/08/magnesium-health-benefits.aspx?e_cid=20131208Z1_SNL_Art_1&utm_source=snl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art1&utm_campaign=20131208Z1&et_cid=DM36184&et_rid=361638900

310, 2014

Eat 50-70% Fat?

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/12/28/what-you-dont-know-about-fats.aspx

1709, 2014

Busting the Fat Myth

This myth has been perpetuated while continuing to wreck havoc on those not in the know. This is a handout assignment I recently did to get the point across while being limited to a single

1709, 2014

Bacon lovers must read

Bacon Lover's Must Read By Steven Ashton Yes, I read this entire article and it provides much more details than the average reader may care to consume.  Being in the health industry, I feel it is my duty

1709, 2014

Weight loss by practicing good nutrition

Weight loss by practicing good nutrition By Steven Ashton I am convinced that people are not meant to be fat and obesity is more of a modern condition caused by consuming too much unhealthy foods while

1709, 2014

Sweat the small stuff

Why You Need to Sweat the Small Stuff (in a nutshell) By Steven Ashton I’m talking about micronutrients. Micronutrients are the small stuff, i.e. vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, polyphenols, bioflavanoids and antioxidants, just to name

1709, 2014

Fish oil explained in 250 words

Fish Oil explained in 250 Words By Steven Ashton I'm realizing the true benefits of taking fish oil supplementation.  Combining a high quality, highly concentrated lemon liquid form fish oil along with better mechanics and a tweak

1309, 2014

Curry Chicken and sweet potatoes

By Steven Ashton circa 2009 Serves 4 This recipe has evolved over the years and has become a primary comfort food in my household. I have always made this dish in my iron skillet. When

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