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Grow Your Bugs, Not Your Belly

Does Having a Small Microbiome Give You a Big Gut? When people say "less is more", they generally mean something…

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The Good Gut

Welcome to Your Second Genome. It isn’t every day that a book offers us a theory of nearly everything…

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The Story of an Egg

Pastured, or Cage Free? Are you suspicious about the way food is marketed in this country? Me too. In this…

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A 5-Course Meal for 3-Year-Olds

So. Are you feeling a little jealous of French kids? Just a twinge of envy? I'm feeling a bit frustrated…

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14 Ways to Parent without Sugar.

Readers Share Their Best Ideas. Ohhh, the constant constantness of parenting: a job so important and unrelenting it can feel…

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Tomato Jam: A Love Story

It was a loamy Spring day in 2009. My wife and I had just arrived in Cannon Beach, Oregon for…

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Letting Go of Exhaustion

An Introvert’s Guide to Rest in an Extroverted World. Alas, the speed of biology is so much slower than…

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Why I Offered My Kids Sugar Sanity

Sugar is not a reward for anything at our house. Not any more. It all started late one evening after…

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Fix Your Insulin; Fix Your Fat

How the Hormonal Effects of Modern Foods Are the Real Drivers of Obesity—not Gluttony and Sloth. What if everything…

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Why I Left Health Care to Find Health Care

The Healer's Journey. November 26, 2014 was my last day in the Disease Management Industry. It was hard to say…