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In Defense of Starch: How Carbs Can Fit Into a Paleo Diet

  Photo by Christian Guthier via Thanks again to all that have reviewed the book. We’ve mentioned it before but we are truly grateful. It is a terrifying thing to hope that people “get” what you have done and…


How to Spot an A-hole

If only it were that easy. Spotting an A-hole on the internet can be tougher than you think. Part of their talent can be making you feel like you’re the jerk for feeling the way you do.  It’s a…

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CrossFit: Fit Happens

*If you already do CrossFit I’d love it if you left a comment here on your experience/what you love about it for those who may read this and like as many opinions as they can get…thanks. Clearly, exercise and…

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The ButterQueen Effect

    The world is flat and the sun revolves around the Earth. Paula Deen has type 2 diabetes caused by her beloved fatty food. Anything else is simply heresy. And yet, here we are…bombarded with media scrutiny at…

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How You See It

The very same day we posted Scarlet Letter last week…a reproval of treats was posted elsewhere. It was presented in an analogy that goes like this (my interpretation). “Paleo” treat : the “real” thing AS having sex with your…

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Scarlet Letter

“Cheating” We hear this a good bit in reference to diet. “I was doing well but I’ve been cheating a lot lately.” I get it…we all feel a twinge of remorse when we make a choice that we know…

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Light A Fire – HB 3.0

This is Health-Bent 3.0. We have finally gotten settled into our new home and are ready to get back to business. Meg has been hard at work creating this design and we’re very excited about it. There are probably still some kinks…


The Food Pyramid is Dead That’s right…deceased. It has died at the young age of 19 years. Cause of death…ruled: overcomplication. Seems that the problem with our governments’ dietary recommendations are that we “the people” couldn’t understand them. All along I thought the…


Health-Bent Headquarters

Health-Bent Headquarters has relocated. If you’ve looked at our last few posts or followed our Facebook page at all you may already be aware. And what started as “we’ll get new appliances” turned into “let’s gut the entire kitchen…

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Treat Yourself Right

To Treat or not to Treat, that is the question. It’s the new year. Here’s our perspective on how to Treat Yourself Right in 2011. Maybe cutting out any and all treats shouldn’t be a resolution? We advocate using…