The 2016 Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle is finally here!

healthy-living-bundle-banner

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by healthy living? It’s not that you don’t understand or agree with why it matters. You’re sold on the merits of eating whole foods, raising healthier kids, avoiding toxins and chemicals, getting fit, and using alternative remedies. But sometimes it’s a whole lot easier to say than to actually do, […]

Continue reading


Why your shower is making you dirty

Thrive-Primal---showerhead-dirty-solution-FB

It may sound a little ridiculous, but it’s highly likely that your shower is making you dirty. Even dirtier than before you stepped in, that is. That’s because most showerheads are overlooked during routine household cleans (even the obligatory “Spring clean”), and are in fact an excellent place for the growth and proliferation of harmful […]

Continue reading


Easy Recipe: Paleo Chicken Panang Curry

Thrive-Primal---Easy-paleo-panang-curry

Having spent 5 weeks hopping around Thailand recently, my latent passion for curries has intensified somewhat. Passion for certain curries, that is – my mouth is simply unable to find enjoyment in some of the more spicy curries, namely the ominous green curry. Now, you’re probably thinking “but I thought red curries were the hot […]

Continue reading


How to shop for the healthiest eggs

Thrive-Primal---how-to-buy-healthy-eggs

Eggs. They’re small, roundish, and surprisingly mysterious. You might navigate your way swiftly and surely through all the isles of the supermarket, only to be stumped by the dilemma that these nutritional powerhouses present. Eggs can be an amazing source of essential fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals and beneficial compounds when they come from quality sources. […]

Continue reading


Easy natural non-toxic laundry detergent recipe

Thrive-Primal---DIY-laundry-detergent

Ok, so you’ve got your paleo/primal/Bulletproof eating down to a fine art, you’ve thrown out all your chemical-based household cleaners and replaced them with a simple spray bottle of white vinegar, you’ve thinned out the ranks of your cosmetics and personal care products, and you’re on the home stretch to becoming the healthiest human in […]

Continue reading


Your Paleo guide to grocery shopping: milk and dairy

Thrive-Primal---shopping-guide-to-milk-and-dairy

Mention the word “dairy” to your average paleo enthusiast, and they’ll shake their heads and mutter to themselves about potential toxicity issues, food allergies, and the untrustworthiness of these types of products. And they’d be right – this subject area is a very difficult one to navigate, as dairy products are typically shrouded in mystery […]

Continue reading


Your paleo guide to grocery shopping: meat, fish and poultry

Thrive-Primal---shopping-guide-to-meat

Confused about how to get the most out of your meat shopping, either at your local supermarket, butcher, or down at the weekly farmer’s market? You’ve come to the right place! It might look a little overwhelming as you stand there and eye up the towering mounds of beef, pork, lamb, chicken, fish, and various […]

Continue reading


Your paleo guide to grocery shopping: fruit and vegetables

Thrive-Primal---shopping-guide-to-fruit-and-veggies

Ok, so you’ve read up on your paleo basics, you’re excited about the positive steps you’re about to take, and you’re rearing to go. You take a bold step inside your local supermarket, and stop abruptly, looking around with a growing sense of unease at the vast shelves of processed goods, overflowing bins of fresh […]

Continue reading


All You Need to Know About Cooking Oils

thrive primal guide to paleo cooking oils

I chose the topic for this post because I have a genuine interest in what ACTUALLY constitutes a good cooking oil. There’s a lot of hearsay around the topic, with many people swearing by this or that oil, but no actual idea why it’s better than the rest. Certain people will tell me that they’ve […]

Continue reading


No wonder diabetes is a nationwide pandemic

diabetes walgreens

A few days ago, I was strolling down the sun-blasted streets of Echo Park, Los Angeles, and I saw something completely and utterly ridiculous. First, an oversized sign heralding the low-low prices of a particular establishment’s coca cola. And immediately following this message, a promise of savings on diabetes “supplies”. Any guesses which particular establishment […]

Continue reading