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Mid Week Links

Fila barefoot shoes now on sale for under $30. ABC News video on brides going into ketosis with a feeding tube to lose weight for their wedding. Michelle Obama makes a compelling case that healthy, nutritious food would have saved the Titanic. Great … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Challenge: Final thoughts from Paleo Joe

The 30-day Dairy-Free challenge has ended. Here are some final thoughts: Much like Chuck, I did not notice any benefits to going dairy-free. I have reintroduced dairy to a much larger extent than I was consuming pre-challenge, and I am … Continue reading

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Excuses, Excuses

I can make more and more excuses up as to why I have not done my part for the blog, but it is plain and simple. I have been busy.  Not busy in a “I have been working too much.” … Continue reading

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Horsemeat: Coming to a Butcher Near You?

Imagine heading down to your local butcher for a few pounds of grassfed beef, and sitting right next to your favorite strip steak is a pile of butchered horse-steaks & horse-burgers.  Would you you be intrigued or disgusted?  Why? On … Continue reading

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I set fire to the rain

Today is the day.  Not tomorrow.  Not the next day.  Not next week.  Today is the beginning my healthy new life.  For so long, I have been so fearful of living, ever since I thought I was going to do … Continue reading

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Mass Production, Restaurants, and Food Quality

A few days ago, a friend of mine sent me a link to an interesting article (now five years old) written by someone inside the food industry. In the article, the author, Jay Porter, owner of The Linkery in San Diego, … Continue reading

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no strings attached- Alex Honnold climbs with no ropes!

From 60 Minutes: “With no fear, no ropes, and no margin for error, Alex Honnold climbs mountains higher than the Empire State Building. A single mistake means certain death. Watching Alex move spider-like up a sheer mountain face – with … Continue reading

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Eat only McDonald’s for a month…and run a marathon? One woman’s crazy challenge.

Here is a fascinating article… For your Sunday enjoyment. You’d think after “Supersize Me”, nobody would ever attempt a month-long McDonalds-only diet again. But Big Macs make people do crazy things. Again. And again. The latest to try the Morgan … Continue reading

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What if we beat up a bunch of puppies, and then zapped them with lasers?

Picture this:  Several people in your neighborhood have adorable little puppies & full grown dogs.   You see them walking down the street, wagging their tails and smiling in a way that forces you to smile.   You know several … Continue reading

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CHICAGO OUTRAGE: Switch from real strawberries to corn syrup, or get shut down

[I’m on twitter @DCBarefootRun.  If you like this post, please consider subscribing to our blog on the right-hand side of the page. Thanks!] Sorry this is a long one.  It’s just a news story I read today got to me. I’m a … Continue reading

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A Miracle

I have to thank Bob Ewing for this new lifestyle and way to live.  Working out, watching what you eat… seems simple, right?  I am on 4 different types of medication, one specifically is mostly used as a chemotherapy treatment … Continue reading

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Magazine Tells Old Women: Eat White Bread, Cake & Sugar…to Lose Weight

Prevention magazine is encouraging its readers to eat such healthy staples as white bread, chocolate cake, pizza, and sugar.   The result, of course, will be “almost effortless weight loss.”  From a recent email blast: The magazine, which bills itself … Continue reading

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Plant a Garden! Just don’t get locked up over it.

Growing your own food is one of the healthiest and most cost-effective ways you can eat.   And as Michael Pollan points out (see quote beneath video), there are even more reasons to start your own garden.   But be careful … Continue reading

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