6 Nutritious Foods To Stock Up On During Lockdown

richard laursen Apr 03, 2020

Hopefully, the supermarkets are a bit less crowded if you’re reading this at some point during the lockdown which is being imposed in many countries around the world due to the coronavirus. If so, and you’re wondering what nutritious foods you should be stocking up on when you get the chance to go shopping, have a look down below and see what foods I recommend for continuing to give your body some good nutrition when your usual fresh meat and vegetables might not be available.


6 Nutritious Foods To Stock Up On During Lockdown


Frozen And Canned Foods – Lockdown Allies

Some people make an active effort to avoid tinned or canned foods because they’ve been processed so that the contents can be preserved for a prolonged period of time. They’re often thought to be less nutritious. The contents of the food in the tin or can is sealed and heated in order to kill off any bacteria and prevent the food from spoiling so it’s quite safe to eat...

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Red Meat

meat Mar 15, 2020

A True "Superfood" with a Bad Rap

Is there any food more villainized than red meat? If you believed every article on the internet demonizing the consumption of red meat, you would think that eating one steak per day would cause you to suffer obesity, diabetes, numerous cancers, heart disease, and destroy your kidneys simultaneously. Not only that, you’d also believe meat is the cause of global warming! If you take all of this at face value, you’d think nothing is more toxic to our health, to our bodies, or to the environment than red meat. Luckily for those who love a good steak, this is all based on faulty correlations, bad science, and an anti-meat agenda led by animal rights activists.

Religion, and more specifically The Seventh Day Adventist, was one of the original influences behind the demonization of meat. It was believed that eating the flesh of animals resulted in impure thoughts, violence, and as ridiculous as it sounds, made you more prone to...

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Convenience is

j. gulinello Mar 12, 2020
It's true, hard to hear possibly but the more we lean towards convenience the further we move away from health. How? Why?
The answer is multi-factorial and overly complex but it turns out that cheap food is a complete illusion and actually has a steep cost. In order to calculate that cost, you must zoom out and understand the interconnected nature of your food and your health. My goal here is to try and boil this down to its simplest form and give you the take-home message that will help you instantly live a better life. These changes should not be underestimated as far as the health impacts they can have.
While not all convenience is bad, too much of most things can harm you. The larger picture is that our bodies, which work constantly and magnificently to keep us alive and maintain a homeodynamic environment were never designed to handle the onslaught of chemicals, pesticides, fillers, stabilizers, dyes, preservatives and anti-caking agents that are...
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Why We Should Be Eating More Meat, Not Less

As a species, humans have been eating meat, cheese, butter and eggs for all of human history so how is it we came to believe that these foods are bad for us? One thing is for certain. We wouldn't have eaten these foods if they were bad for us.
Is it possible we've got everything backwards with food and nutrition and we're headed in the wrong direction? Most likely with our increasing rates of illness and obesity along with declining health.
Here at Sapien, we believe that for optimal health we should be including more animal foods in the diet, not less. Animal rights' activists in the last 50 years have taken over the conversation and skewed the data and have convinced our culture into assuming meat is bad for us and the planet without ever investigating whether this is scientific fact.
Meat is not bad for us or the environment.
3.5 million years of meat eating made us human an continue to make us healthy today. Let's begin by going through a six step...
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Food is Information

j. gulinello Mar 01, 2020
Science can be messy and humans make it worse!


I refuse to allow scientific debate and nutrition to become personal like some groups will. I am a nutrition student. I don't identify with a diet. I am diet agnostic! I have changed my philosophy and dietary habits over the years based on science, N=1 experiments and my understanding of the human body.
This tendency for people to become entrenched in dietary camps and live in echo chambers is dangerous and is the enemy of progress. If your goal is to live the healthiest and longest life possible, I am with you. If your desire is to be correct or to prove a moral superiority...I have no time for you.


The origin of our fear of specific foods is rooted in places you wouldn't believe. As humans, we have a tendency to believe the message that is most often repeated and repeated the loudest. Understanding this will help us dig through what is real and what is imagined....
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SAPIEN Podcast Ep.10 - I'm Vegan & Thriving - Terri Buryanov

sapien podcast Jan 04, 2020

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I did a podcast with a vegan!

Terri Buyanov came over when she was passing through LA and I got to pick her brain and see how she’s doing and how she thinks,

She’s only 1.5 years in so let’s see what happens!

So far she seems like she’s doing great and says her diet was already healthy before and she just cut the last bit of animal foods and felt better.

Super interesting to me because I’ve never heard of this before... I’ve heard of every story but this one...

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SAPIEN Podcast Ep9 - Vitamin D, Sleep, & Avoiding Sickness - Dr. Joel Gould

sapien podcast Dec 24, 2019

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Dr. Joel Gould is a wealth of knowledge on many aspects of living an optimal and ancestrally accurate life. Ongoing advancements in science, technology, and understanding of the human body ensure that dentistry is an evolving field of medicine. In his 25 years as a practicing dentist in Canada and the United States, Dr. Joel Gould has been at the forefront of this evolution.

Dr. Gould launched a dynamic new practice concept, which he calls Modern American Dentistry. Begun at his flagship Manhattan Beach office in California, he has also expanded his practice to a 2nd location in Woodland Hills.

There's a lot going on in this episode and we're sure to have him back to dig into more of it! Please enjoy the episode!

Find out more about Dr. Gould's dentistry practice here: https://www.modernamericandentistry.com

And follow him on Instagram here: http://instgagram.com/dr._joel_gould

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SAPIEN Podcast Ep8 - Reversing Type 2 Diabetes + Life Success w/ Rory Douglas

sapien podcast Nov 21, 2019

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Rory Douglas has over 20 years of experience in the Entertainment and Investment industry empowering entrepreneurs to pursue their purpose. He transitioned from Entertainment to the Financial Services industry as a Financial Educator and High Performance Life Coach where he leads and mentors countless amount of people including CEOs, CPA, Attorneys and several six-figure earners who run their own organizations. “The average American is 1 to 2 paychecks away from being homeless and 1 and 3 are in debt”, says Douglas who is traveling all around the world speaking with Youth & Community Organizations, Colleges and Universities, Corporations as well as Ministries and Non-Profits.

Today, he supports individuals in answering the questions: “Who Am I, What do I want, and How do I get it? Douglas is a Master Coach who combines life coaching with the principles of spiritual psychology. He is passionate about supporting...

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SAPIEN Podcast Ep7 - Diet & Exercise SOLVED w/ William Shewfelt

sapien podcast Nov 13, 2019

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What a treat to have William Shewfelt over to talk with Dr. Gary and I at Evolve Healthcare! William is the co-author of the new book The P:E Diet along with Dr. Ted Naiman. He also is played the red Power Ranger and is shredded!

This book is a game changer. I'd suggest anyone listening to buy it immediately. They really break down diet and exercise into the most simplest terms and give you actionable advice that will benefit absolutely anyone.

Find the book at http://www.thepediet.com and find out more about William on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/williamshewfelt/

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SAPIEN Podcast Ep6 - Live Life to the Fullest w/ Pete Evans

sapien podcast Nov 08, 2019

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Had such a great time hanging out with Pete Evans last week! He was in the states filming for his 2 new films which I can’t wait to see.

He’s such an enlightened and positive guy - he’s really changed my thinking just from hanging out with him for a couple days.

If you’re not familiar with him, he’s a celebrity chef in Australia with an award-winning TV show, the filmmaker of The Magic Pill and The Paleo Way on Netflix and is an all-around awesome guy!

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