Healthy living as part of a vibrant life instead of an impossible burden.

About Ryan Parnham

I’m Ryan Parnham, a certified family nurse practitioner who has been practicing for 10 years. I have worked in a variety of settings including congenital heart disease, adult critical care and family medicine.

My passion is to help others put health first.  Life is too short to be unhealthy and unhappy. We all have the power to be healthy and active while preventing, prolonging and even reversing and curing chronic disease with some very basic principles.

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Latest Blog Posts

General recommendations about what to eat (plus an example daily menu)

| ancestral, clean eating, intermittent fasting, nutrition | No Comments

If you find yourself in a position where you truly desire to start eating healthier but you just don’t know the right way to do it, you are not alone. …

Sleep: A follow up

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I wanted to follow up my progress on my quest for improving quality and quantity of my sleep.  I wrote a post about the importance of sleep back on June…

The Big Green Salad

| clean eating, health coach, lunch idea, nutrition, paleo, recipe | No Comments

The Big Green Salad. I eat some version of this EVERY DAY.  That may sound really bland and monotonous but I’m at the point if I miss a day without…

How to Exercise from a Primal perspective

| exercise, fitness, health coach, movement, play, primal | 2 Comments

Exercise. Almost as confusing as what to eat is how to exercise.   There are so many programs out there and so much dogma it can be a bit overwhelming knowing where to start. …

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