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

More Small Steps to Lasting Change—Eliminating Gluten and High Fructose Corn Syrup

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Starting the journey to better health can be intimidating.  There is so much information out there and so many opposing viewpoints it can leave you confused and unsure where to…

Small Steps Lead to Lasting Change

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Humans are habitual creatures.  We all have our habits and routines whether we realize it or not.  We have our morning routines.  Our work routines.  Our eating habits and routines…

Restaurant Review: Epiphany Farms and Kemp 208

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My wife and I try and seek out local restaurants who really take pride in the quality of their food.  We avoid the “usual” large chain restaurant such as Chili’s,…

Minimal Effective Dose

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Minimal Effective Dose (MED).  This is the smallest amount of something to produce a desired outcome and anything beyond this is wasteful or at least not all that beneficial. Living…

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