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Eastern Shore Food Lab

Food Tips

Get a full serving of ancient food and lifestyle wisdom from our research team.

#1 - Get restorative rest.
Finish eating 3 hours before going to bed for a solid night of sleep.

#2 - Get enough sleep.
Getting ample ZZZZ’s boosts overall health and prevents overeating.

#3 - Avoid sugar.
Skip the sweets to reduce chronic disease and promote vitality.

#4 - Eat natural foods.
Create meals with whole ingredients that occur in nature.

#5 - Enjoy something fermented.
Nourish your gut with foods like sauerkraut, kefir, and yogurt.

#6 - Use traditional fats.
Increase nutrient absorption with fruit oils and animal fats.

#7 - Avoid industrial fats.
Prevent inflammation by skipping processed seed and vegetable oils.

#8 - Make your own bread.
Get more nutrition from long-fermented sourdough bread.

#9 - Follow the seasons.
Maximize nourishment from fresh, locally harvested foods.

#10 - Go wild.
Learn to identify safe foods in the living landscape.

#11 - Keep on moving.
Regulate appetite and metabolism with physical activity.

#12 - Practice compassion.
Honor life through the food that nourishes us.

#13 - Add salt.
Support health and enhance flavor with this essential nutrient.

#14 - Drink bone broth.
Hydrate with minerals, electrolytes, and collagen.

#15 - Skip the spinach.
Pass over oxalate-rich foods that contribute to disease.

#16 - Detoxify potatoes.
Peel skins and ferment to get the most of this staple food.

#17 - Sprout almonds.
Soak overnight then rinse and dry twice to reduce antinutrients.