Tag: nuts

Nuts, PUFA, and Vitamin E

Last December I did a 3 part series on PUFA (polyunsaturated fats).

  1. The Common Enemy in Nutrition
  2. The Problem with PUFA
  3. Quantifying PUFA, Expert Opinion, and My Conclusion

My very brief summary of those posts was that ALL nutritional camps … [continue reading]

It’s Gettin’ Hot In Here (Metabolism)

I’m ready to provide a status update on the “Turn Up the Heat” experiment I started last year. The goal was to see if I could increase my body temperature using some of the ideas found in Matt Stone’s Diet [continue reading]

Food Reward Test: Almonds vs Almond Butter

Last October in the post High Satiety Paleo Friendly Foods? I outlined my problem. Right before I go to bed is when I seem to be the most hungry. I seek out foods that are calorie dense that have high [continue reading]

Nut Elimination Test Completed

I completed my 30-day elimination test with nuts. At the end of the 30 days, I reintroduced almonds, pistachios, cashews, and pecans. The result is I have zero issues with nuts. This is what I expected. However, I did learn … [continue reading]

The Next 30 Day Test: Nuts!

My next 30 Day elimination test will be nuts.

Starting on October 29th, I will go 30 days without any nuts or nut butters. Then I will reintroduce nuts, probably almonds, for a period of 4 days and monitor my … [continue reading]

Nourishing Kitchen

This morning I looked around my kitchen and saw just how far down the path of nourishing food I’ve gone. Nourishing is a term I borrowed from the Sally Fallon book Nourishing Traditions. It is a cookbook that teaches you … [continue reading]