Oil pulling: is it actually good for your oral health?

In my time as an alternative health guru, I’ve come across loads of old wives’ tales that simply don’t stack up.¬†Tonics that cure all manner of illnesses. Home-made lotions that clear up all kinds of skin problems. Strange habits that somehow, mysteriously cure health conditions people have¬†been trying to treat for years. Some work, and […]

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Real Food Recipe: Easy Healthy Plantains in a Pan

Thrive Primal - easy healthy plantain recipe

Have you ever seen those oversized weird-looking bananas at the supermarket? They’re plantains! A staple in traditional island diets, they’re a bit of a wildcard here in North America. They’re worth learning how to cook, because they have some great nutritional benefits. One of my favourite Paleo/Ancestral practitioners, Chris Kresser, talks about plantains a lot […]

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