Eat what your ancestors did. Real Food.

The modern diet is markedly different from what our ancestors ate. At Real Food Forager, you'll find:
  • recipes (SCD/GAPS-, Paleo/Primal-compliant)
  • video tutorials
  • issues in food politics
  • instructions on incorporating ancestral & healing diets into your lifestyle

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Recipe: Zucchini Pasta with Artichoke, Mushrooms and Sun Dried Tomatoes

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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Using vegetables in place of wheat pasta is popular in Paleo and grain-free dishes. Actually, even for folks that are not grain-free or on Paleo, it makes sense to use vegetables instead of wheat. There are so many problems with […]

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Sunday Snippets: June 15, 2014

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Welcome to Sunday Snippets. This is a weekly feature that allows you to take a quick peek at posts that I loved from my FAT TUESDAY carnival this past week. I’ll also summarize some posts from my blog from the past week. If you missed some or didn’t have time to read the whole post […]

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Don’t Be Fooled: National Pollinator Week is Sponsored by Bee Killers

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National Pollinator Week is happening next week, June 16 – 22, 2014. It was created in 2007 by the US Senate to protect pollinators and their ecosystem. But guess who funds this propaganda front.

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Help Pass GMO Labeling in New York (and the others will follow)

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If you are a resident of New York you need to spend just a few minutes on three phone calls and a half a minuted on singing a petition! Wouldn’t it be amazing if we passed a GMO labeling law here in New York? This is your chance to help!

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Giveaway: Redmond Real Salt Variety Pack! Two Winners! An $84 Value!

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US health officials are constantly recommending actions that are counter to every traditional way of eating, including their mandate to lower salt intake. Of course, there are some people who are eating too much salt in processed foods. These folks need to look at their overall diet and make changes – not just lowering their […]

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Get Your Salt from Ancient Sea Beds – Natural and Pure

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Salt is essential to life and to good health. It provides the elements sodium and chloride. While sodium is present in various foods, all the chloride ions only come from NaCl – salt.  These two elements are absolutely necessary for the infinite metabolic processes occurring in the body at any given time. Your body needs […]

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Fat Tuesday: June 10, 2014

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It’s that time of the week when real foodies come together for a food festival! Fat Tuesday is the official end of Mardi Gras and here at Real Food Forager we are having our own Fat Tuesday Forager Festival!

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How Your Thyroid Orchestrates All Your Hormones

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Your thyroid gland regulates all the other hormones in the body. If the thyroid is not working right, none of the other hormones will be in balance. Here’s how.

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Sunday Snippets: June 8, 2014

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Welcome to Sunday Snippets. This is a weekly feature that allows you to take a quick peek at posts that I loved from my FAT TUESDAY carnival this past week. I’ll also summarize some posts from my blog from the past week. If you missed some or didn’t have time to read the whole post […]

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How Poor Methylation Can Affect Your Thyroid and Your Health

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Did you know that a genetic mutation called MTHFR can affect your ability to heal from any condition? It’s not a curse word – however if you have it, healing may be more difficult.

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3 Reasons for Autoimmunity and How To Manage It

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The million dollar question is why does autoimmunity happen to some people and not others? We are coming much closer to an understanding of how and why autoimmunity happens and who is at risk.

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What Does Breast Cancer Have to do with Leptin? – And How to Become More Proactive in Prevention

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Yearly mammography has been found to be not as effective a screening method as first thought (while colonoscopy is effective) and is a poor choice for breast cancer prevention. Mammography may be useful in early detection in some cases, but as a health strategy it is poorly lacking. Lifestyle changes can and do make a […]

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Fat Tuesday: June 3, 2014

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It’s that time of the week when real foodies come together for a food festival! Fat Tuesday is the official end of Mardi Gras and here at Real Food Forager we are having our own Fat Tuesday Forager Festival!

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Recipe: Chip Steak with Mushroom Gravy (Paleo, GAPS, SCD)

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I never heard of chip steak before I started to buy meat from my farmer. Apparently it has been around since the 1930′s. At that time, paper thin slices were cut from a bottom round that had been frozen. The slices were stacked and served on a bun. I’m not sure if my chip steak […]

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Sunday Snippets: June 1, 2014

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Welcome to Sunday Snippets. This is a weekly feature that allows you to take a quick peek at posts that I loved from my FAT TUESDAY carnival this past week. I’ll also summarize some posts from my blog from the past week. If you missed some or didn’t have time to read the whole post […]

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FLASH SALE – Today Only! Health and Nutrition Books for a Buck!

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Today only (Friday May 30) there is a very cool flash sale going on for some kindle books that cost only $1 each! These books are all about real food, natural living, correct healthy eating, weight loss the right way and much more!

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Replace Your Microbiome with Poop from a Bank!

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We have savings banks, commercial banks, investment banks, mortgage banks, internet banks as well as blood banks, sperm banks, egg banks and now, a stool bank. Yep. There is a company of medical students who have opened up the first stool bank called OpenBiome. They intend to provide hospitals with donor stool for Fecal Microbial […]

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How Gluten Can Poison the Thyroid Especially if You are Celiac or Gluten Intolerant

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There is a well established connection between autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD) and gluten intolerance. So much so, that researchers suggest that anyone with AITD be tested for gluten intolerance and celiac disease. As a clinician, I have found that anyone with any autoimmune condition does much better without gluten. That said, those particularly with thyroid […]

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Fat Tuesday: May 27, 2014

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It’s that time of the week when real foodies come together for a food festival! Fat Tuesday is the official end of Mardi Gras and here at Real Food Forager we are having our own Fat Tuesday Forager Festival!

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