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The modern diet is markedly different from what our ancestors ate. At Real Food Forager, you’ll find:

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  • ways to incorporate ancestral & healing diets
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New Study: How Gut Bacteria Interact with the Immune System post image

We know that much of the immune system lives in the gut, along with the trillions of gut bacteria called the gut microbiome. But how do the two interact? This new study explores that question! It's known that gut dysbiosis, or an imbalance of the… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Flourless Chocolate Cake (Passover, Paleo, GAPS) post image

Passover is a Jewish holiday that begins at sunset on the 14th day of the Jewish calendar month “Nisan.” In Jewish homes, the Passover celebration includes eating unleavened bread. The reason for this is because during the Exodus from Egyptian bondage the Jews left Egypt… Click to Continue →

Baker’s Yeast (S. cerevisiae) Found to Exacerbate Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) – Another Nod to a Grain Free Diet for Autoimmunity! post image

Much of the focus of the gut microbiome has been on bacteria, but there are also yeasts, fungi and viruses that can affect gut health. In a new study published in Science Translational Medicine, researchers found that the common yeast used in all bread products… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Pork Shoulder Roast post image

Most people do not think of pork as a health food. They think that pork is bad and clogs the arteries. Let's put that to rest. First of all, there is good pork and there is bad pork. I eat only the good pork. By… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Grain Free Spring Fruit Tart (SCD, GAPS, Paleo) post image

Whether you celebrate Easter or Passover, you are sure to love this simple Spring Fruit Tart that is shaped like an egg! Perfect for guests and fun for the kids! I saw a beautiful photo of this recipe for a tart made with wheat flour… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Gut Healthy Butternut Squash Protein Cookies (Paleo, SCD, GAPS) post image

I usually have an abundance of winter squash already cooked in my refrigerator. Sometimes I have so much I have to come up with a way to use it up. Here is a fantastic cookie that is totally healthy! I love using collagen peptides (from… Click to Continue →

The Simplest and Cheapest Way to Heal Your Gut post image

Are you ready for the simplest and cheapest way to heal your gut and cure all kinds of conditions like allergies and asthma, and manage autoimmunity better? There is a common thread among the popular healing diets, such as, SCD, GAPS, Paleo and AIP. Actually… Click to Continue →

A Little Known Aspect of Human Anatomy that is Critical for Gut Health post image

Today's conventional medicine mechanistically looks at body parts. There are specialists for every body part you have. However there is one, little known, unifying aspect of anatomy that every doctor should consider. Fascia the Old Years ago when I studied anatomy, fascia was understood to… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Paleo Blueberry-Lemon Tart (SCD, GAPS) post image

In the middle of this icy cold winter, I had a sudden craving for something fresh and springlike. What could it be? Blueberries! It's hard to source organic blueberries in the middle of the winter so I used the frozen organic blueberries that I get… Click to Continue →

Surprising New 2017 Dirty Dozen from Environmental Working Group (EWG)! post image

Last year strawberries ousted apples as the dirtiest, most pesticide-ridden item on the list. This year strawberries are number 1 again, but, move over apples, now you're number 4! Can you guess which is now number 2? Each year the Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzes… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Beet Greens – A Super Food post image

I love beets, but I used to throw the beet greens away or simply buy loose beets. Sometimes the greens can taste bitter – I have a solution for that! I didn't like messing with the greens which sometimes were limp and wet – not… Click to Continue →

Vitamin D for Autoimmunity – But You Must Take it With This Super Nutrient! post image

Yet another study has shown that Vitamin D is protective of remission of an autoimmune disease. This study showed remission from ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Just a year ago a study published in the United European Gastroenterology Journal found that vitamin D… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Mango Coconut Protein Bar (Paleo, SCD, GAPS, AIP) post image

This tropical protein bar has very simple ingredients like coconut, mango and collagen peptides – and is nut-free – hard to find in most store-bought snack bars! What I love about collagen peptides (from grassfed cows), is that you can mix it into almost anything… Click to Continue →

Ginger: The Best Natural Remedy for Menstrual Cramps post image

Ginger has been known to alleviate the nausea from pregnancy and motion sickness for ages. Studies show that it is also great for easing menstrual cramps or primary dysmenorrhea. I wish I had this information when I was menstruating (OK, OK I'm really dating myself… Click to Continue →

Recipe: Cassava Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies (Paleo) post image

Some of the best things in life are simple. Here is a simple, cassava flour chocolate chip cookie that can satisfy any cookie lover (like myself). Now that we have moved into a more Paleo diet, I have added the use of cassava flour. I… Click to Continue →