Craig Valency, CSCS
It’s January, and I’m feeling a little bloated after the holidays. I’m guessing I’m not alone. Perhaps some of you are tired of the junk food rollercoaster. Maybe you’ve decided to give this real food, paleo, primal, whatever-you-want-to-call-it-diet a try. You’re on board with vegetables, fresh fruits, nuts, fish, eggs, poultry, and meat. Sounds pretty healthy. You go to your farmers’ market, Trader Joe’s, or Whole Foods and stock up on local, pasture-raised, grass-fed, organic meats. You buy a free range chicken to cook for dinner. Your macadamia nuts are raw and organic, and you know that sweet potatoes are a safe starch. You purchase only wild-caught salmon. You’ve been reading the blog, so you know all the buzz words.
When you get home, you load up the fridge. It’s so full that there’s a partial eclipse of the mini light bulb. Before shutting the door, you gaze at your bounty, smile, and gently nod your head as you congratulate yourself on your healthy choices. Well done! Continue reading