Living healthy. Living the way we were designed to be.

A site devoted to primal and ancestral health and living life to the fullest and with purpose.

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

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. …

Steps to better health

| ancestral, clean eating, epigenetics, exercise, fitness, genetics, health coach, movement, nutrition, play, primal, sleep | No Comments

If you find yourself in “mid-life” (or even a little younger or a little older), maybe a little (or a lot) overweight, out of shape, lack of energy, weird symptoms you never used to have—like…

What should I eat?

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On the quest to get healthy, feel great, have abundant energy and burn body fat, the right nutrition approach is probably the most important factor involved.  That being said, there…

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