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Whole30 and Sleep: An Interview with Dr. Kirk Parsley

Text below adapted from the original interview, part 1 of a 2 part series posted on the Whole30 website on October 9, 2017 WHOLE30 AND SLEEP: AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. KIRK PARSLEY October 9, 2017 – A note from Whole30 Headmistress Melissa Hartwig, who slept 9 hours last night and doesn’t feel the least bit guilty One of the most under-rated benefits of the Whole30 is how much better you’ll sleep during the program. People…

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Doc Parsley on Behind the Shield with James Geering

Doc joined James Geering for episode 6 of Behind the Shield, a podcast aimed at wellness for First Responders. Throughout James’ career as a firefighter and paramedic, he noticed a trend of ill health among others in his profession, both mentally and physically. He realized the information about wellness was outdated and disconnected from what first responders truly face. The Behind the Shield podcast brings together experts in fitness, wellness and nutrition to share knowledge…

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What is the perfect travel food?

When consulting—and often when lecturing—I continually get questions regarding travel; “how can I get to sleep so early going east”, “how can I wake up so early going west”, “should I sleep on the plane”, “when should I eat”, “should I eat the airport food”, “should I eat the plane’s food”, “should I bring ‘energy’ bars”?   It is no doubt that traveling is hard on our bodies, and believe me, I do more than…

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Traveling for a Holiday? Tips to Alleviate Your Jet Lag

Jet lag: If you fly a lot, have may have noticed that it screws up your sleep. The more time zones you cross, the more damage and struggle. The experience was captured in the film, Lost in Translation, where the circadian inversion of traveling to Tokyo has both Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson’s characters bound into a nocturnal hell as they struggle against sleeplessness by night and sleepiness by day.   And as I’ve hopefully established…

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