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The Awakening (of my toes)

Toes. People seem to either love them or hate them. People wonder what the purpose of toes are. They are perplexed that there are five separate toes. 463 more words


The Flip-Flop-Clop

Over the summer we had several people who emailed us about a problem they were having with their sandals. The sandals were drifting slightly to the outside of the foot and in the case of the Pah Tempe models, the foot was coming off the front. 742 more words


The Vital Importance of Fat-Soluble Vitamins - Vitamin A

One of the major benefits of being on a high-fat/ketogenic diet is that the intake of fat-soluble vitamins increases dramatically. Consuming a variety of dietary fats is not just important for creating healthy cells and optimal hormone levels. 2,105 more words

Dietary Fat

Gut Bacteria, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS ) and Starch - Prebiotics and Probiotics in Health and Disease

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort, and altered bowel habits (chronic or recurrent diarrhea, constipation, or both – either mixed or in alternation). 2,600 more words

Ancestral Health


‘Not everyone is interested in their health, you know…’

The moments that inspired me to write this and start a blog came from my puzzled response to this idea that I often come across. 695 more words

Deep Ecology

Niue Adventures: Part 3 - Western Food

The change in our food system could probably be classed as one of the most powerful  social and cultural changes of our time. The shift experienced by a Western country like New Zealand or the USA has been fairly gradual and, in consequence, somewhat invisible to the populations exposed to it. 1,482 more words

Niue Adventures: Part 2 - Traditional Food

There is a prevailing narrative in many foodie circles that Indigenous people have access to huge variety of plant and animal foods. Interestingly, the conventional nutritional recommendations also frequently lament the fact that nowadays we eat too few vegetables and fruit compared to the good ol’ times. 1,235 more words