What is “leaky gut?” Imagine a wall made with bricks and mortar. Your gut walls are similar with junctions between cells that are supposed to be tightly stuck together. This gut wall is a barrier to keep the outside world … Continue reading Gut health & depression
Watch Dr. O’Connell talk with NourishDoc.com about regenerative medicine for musculoskeletal pain! Continue reading Interview with Dr. O’Connell: Regenerative Medicine
A man walks into a doctor’s office. He has a cucumber up his nose, a carrot in his left ear, and a banana in his right ear. “What’s the matter with me?” he asks the doctor. The doctor replies, “You’re … Continue reading Family Medicine
Did you know that NSAIDs can make arthritis worse? In this article, I’ll inform you on some of the problems associated with NSAIDs and I’ll mention some alternatives to talk to your doctor about. References included for further study. Continue reading The Problems With Longterm NSAID Use
Keto friendly Chinese food recipe that’s easy to make! Continue reading Keto Ma po Tofu
Eating disorders… disordered eating… what’s that all about? This is not a light subject by any means and my intent is to inform, create awareness, and hopefully, build a safe place for finding the right resources to get help. Having … Continue reading Disordered Eating: There’s Help, There’s Hope
What is a FODMAP and what do I do about it? Do I even care? Continue reading Oh fart, what’s a fodmap?
Super basic info on the differences between food allergies and sensitivities and how to deal with them. Continue reading Food Allergies [the scary, the subtle, the slow, and the sporadic]
My guest article on ZhouNutrition.net! Continue reading Lose fat by eating fat.
A helpful analogy about how to build relationships that I learned and developed over years of being a peer mentor. Continue reading Relationships & Trust Funds
Keto (and vegan) recipes for chia seed pudding and grain free granola! Continue reading Keto Chia Seed Pudding & Grainless Granola
A visual short story about how my life changed because of a ketogenic diet. Continue reading Transformation
Keto doughnuts. Do I need to say anything else? Vegan note at the end of recipe Keto German Chocolate Doughnuts (or cupcakes) with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Special tools: Stand mixer, hand mixer Food processor Doughnut pan or cupcake pan and … Continue reading What a Doughnut
Are you doing keto and you just want a treat every once in a while? Birthday coming up and you want a celebratory slice of something sweet? DO YOU LIKE CHEESECAKE BUT FEAR THE OVEN?? Look n’further! I give thee … Continue reading Gimme Keto Cheesecake
I lived most of my life in Orange County, California where Mexican food reina suprema. I used to love eating Spanish rice and every time I tried a recipe online for cauliflower rice it just wasn’t cutting it. That was until … Continue reading Low Carb Spanish Cauliflower Rice (is it Tuesday yet?)
My name is Rachael O’Connell and I’m a third year naturopathic medical student at SCNM in Arizona. I love everything humanities, which includes humans. I paint, sing, create keto food (and eat it), train martial arts, and teach people how to … Continue reading This is me.
Who on keto hasn’t been like, “man, I want pizza… not just the toppings, but the texture.” Well, this recipe, although it’s not exactly like pizza still (I know, I know), IT’S SOOOO CLOSE TO THAT BITE! My husband Kev … Continue reading Where there’s a will, there’s pizza…