• Research

    Humans are high level carnivores – the evidence

    I have just recently discovered podcasts. Holy cow! What a resource! I have also discovered, almost too late, that you want to download podcasts onto your phone when you are sitting at home on your WIFI, not stream them using your precious phone data. Ask me how I know… I have been listening to a podcast called Peak Human and just finished Part 45- a discussion with Dr. Miki Ben-Dor PhD from Israel, about “Humans Eating Fatty Meat for All of History”. It was a fascinating look at the evidence for our ancestral eating pattern being that of a high level carnivore. This is real biological science, not conjecture or…

  • My Story

    Happy Anniversary to me!

    It was one year ago today that I received the fateful text from my girlfriend that had me lay down on my belly on the floor to do a plank and found the hard bulge in my lower abdomen. The start of a journey of the last year that has taken me from smugly healthy and strong, to humbled and uncertain, to overwhelmingly grateful and highly motivated to share what I have learned in the past year with others. I am grateful for the wonderful healthcare system that Canada has for its citizens. Other than a couple of small prescription expenses, I have not had to spend a dime of my…

  • Recipes/Food Prep

    When you are really missing bread on a keto diet…

    Following a low carb diet or a keto diet is usually great, but there are days when you just can’t face another egg, or when you want the comfort of that bread texture, or when you don’t feel well enough to manage heavy foods and comfort food is the go-to. This recipe is for those days. It’s bread, kinda… It’s got the texture of bread or biscuits or muffins or even not-very sweet cake. I’m not promising that it’s a carbon copy, but it’s close. And it’s only about 3 minutes away from your plate and your belly, a good thing if you are in a rush or not feeling…