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, certified Primal health coach and health and wellness expert. My goal is to simplify your path to health living.  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

Metabolic Flexibility, Intermittent Fasting and the New England Journal of Medicine 

| ancestral, clean eating, epigenetics, evolutionary biology, health, health coach, intermittent fasting, keto, nutrition, time restricted feeding | No Comments

So, there’s is A LOT to unpack in this post but I’m going to tackle, yet again, the benefits of intermittent fasting, explain “metabolic flexibility” and share some highlights from…

My response to the “controversial” Peloton ad and “health shaming”

| exercise, fitness, Food for thought, health, movement | No Comments

By now, most of you have seen and heard about the so-called “controversial’ Peloton commercial that released on November 21st.  A brief summary (since most of you have likely seen…

Why everyone needs to consider strength training

| ancestral, evolutionary biology, exercise, fitness, health, health coach, primal | No Comments

When “strength training” comes up in conversation, oftentimes people conjure up images of freakish looking men and women wearing almost no clothes with biceps the size of most people’s thighs,…

Clean Keto: Achieving ketosis the healthy way.

| ancestral, clean eating, evolutionary biology, genetics, health, health coach, keto, nutrition, paleo, primal | 2 Comments

Keto.  Ketosis.  Ketogenic diet.  I’m keto.  He’s keto.  She’s keto.  Keto is healthy.  Keto will kill you.   Keto saved my life.  Keto made me feel awful.    Keto.  Love it?  Hate…

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