Can I Still Eat Paleo After I Have Had My Gallbladder Removed?

Gas, belching and bloating. All fairly typical problems that present when a patient comes into the office. They typically point to gallbladder dysfunction or that you have eaten too much and not properly digesting the fats that you eat.

Todays Q & A is because the practice can be strange...

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Is Sunscreen Necessary?

This time of year I often I get asked what I use for sunscreen. When I tell patients that I don’t believe it's necessary, they look at me like I'm crazy.  Of course, the next obvious question is what about all the skin cancer and melanomas in the news.

I have to tread lightly on this...

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Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?

A few months back I got inundated with questions about the “latest,” study saying that gluten sensitivity wasn’t real, and they could find no credence to non-celiac gluten sensitivity. The part that was perplexing to me was that this group had previously published research that...

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Paleo Reeces Cups

Back on Valentines Day, I posted a paleo fudge; I thought I would make a play on that by making a paleo Reece's Cup. I am not usually a huge fan of these paleo treats because sugar is sugar, but on special occasions are justifiable reasons to “cheat."

Well, yesterday Erin finally told her...

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Slow Cooker Mango Curry Beef

This ended up being one of those great set it and forget it crock pot meals.  I started it on a Sunday morning when everything was going crazy with the kids, Erin and I running around with tons of errands and work to do that day.  I diced and sliced everything seared it off and turned...

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Why Fasting Glucose and HbA1C Are Not The Best Tests

Fasting Glucose and HbA1c Are Not The Best Tests

Your yearly trip to see the MD for 7 min and have him take a look at your blood work, may not be enough to determine your risks for diabetes, blood sugar abnormalities, and cardiovascular disease. 

I recently got asked about the health...

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Paleo Blueberry Scone

Okay, so I have to admit blueberry scones are one of my non-paleo weaknesses. I have struggled with finding a paleo blueberry scone recipe that I like or even sounded somewhat appetizing. 

This was the first that sounded good, healthy and most importantly easy. I made these with run of the...

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Do You Have A Blood Sugar Questionnaire ?

One of my mentors once told me that you had to get your patients to drink enough water and to balance their blood sugar. He would say it was extremely difficult to get patients well if you didn't get them to do those two things. I thought he was crazy, that surely I had enough talent as a newly...

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Curried Short Ribs

 I love short ribs! These curried short ribs were amazing.  They are particularly surprising when you cook them low and slow.  This was an interesting combination of herbs and spices that I threw together one morning.  A patient of mine had made some lamb stock that added a...

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How Often Can You Go to CrossFit or HIIT Exercises

I get asked all the time by young and old alike who just started CrossFit or some other type of high-intensity type of training, how often they should go.  They love it, and are feeling great, except for all the sore muscles and that it hurts to walk upstairs most days.

The simple...

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