Marks Daily Apple
Serving up health and fitness insights (daily, of course) with a side of irreverence.
17 Aug

Primal…Hotties?

Here’s an entertaining little “primal” snippet about the birds and the bees (G-rated).

cave

Ahem, and now for more serious health news:

The mythology of the sugar rush: New Scientist asks if the “always eat breakfast” rule is really so smart when breakfast is essentially glorified dessert. Sending kids off to school on a sugar rush isn’t the best way to prepare them for a day of learning – but is it still better than eating nothing?

lucky

What say you, apples?

Further reading:

News Happens

Subscribe to Mark’s Daily Apple feeds

You want comments? We got comments:

Imagine you’re George Clooney. Take a moment to admire your grooming and wit. Okay, now imagine someone walks up to you and asks, “What’s your name?” You say, “I’m George Clooney.” Or maybe you say, “I’m the Clooninator!” You don’t say “I’m George of George Clooney Sells Movies Blog” and you certainly don’t say, “I’m Clooney Weight Loss Plan”. So while spam is technically meat, it ain’t anywhere near Primal. Please nickname yourself something your friends would call you.

  1. Primal hotties? thats cute. The first thing that came to mind was the Las Vegas Roller Derby team the “Neander Dolls” http://www.sincityrollergirls.com/

    On a serious note. I usually have raw oats with some soymilk and fruit. Or whole grain toast with almond butter and a banana or even some soy yogurt. If I don’t have something for breakfast I don’t feel so hot. I hate skipping meals. Probably because I love food so much. I also recently discovered tempeh facon bacon strips. Tempeh with a smokey flavor, they’re great for breakfast. ;)

    Mel Practice wrote on August 17th, 2007
  2. Lucky Charms and most other cereals are basically crunchy ice cream. Except we all know ice cream isn’t the best thing for you. Cereal on the other hand is sold with marketing lines like “whole grains” and “essential vitamins” to make it sound good for you. And it is marketed to children!

    Robert wrote on August 17th, 2007
  3. Better to fast than eat the poison I’d say. If there was an argument for eating the poison over not eating it, would it be for energy or for boosting the metabolism? I’d say that both of those arguments would be worthless when you look at the quality of the energy and what really happens to the metabolism. I haven’t done any study, but I bet it’s somewhere around 5-10 minutes of rocket boost with around 30min to an hour of down time after the boost(pancreatic overload). I wonder if the overall energy/metabolic effect would actually be lower.

    Abraham Williams wrote on August 17th, 2007
  4. C’mon, those lucky charms are whole grain.

    WHOLE GRAIN!

    BillyHW wrote on August 17th, 2007
  5. CHOCOLATE LUCKY CHARMS!?!?!?! For REAL??? I say it is better to starve!

    DopeyLaRue wrote on August 17th, 2007
  6. Billy HW,
    As whole grain as a butter knife.
    Although I will not deny the possibility of a whole grain knife existing somewhere, maybe even in outer space…

    terry wrote on August 17th, 2007
  7. Better to give them nothing than get them used to crap like these cereals. But why limit yourself to these two choices? Why not provide your kids with a healthy breakfast instead?

    Gal

    60 in 3 wrote on August 17th, 2007
  8. Agree with 60 in 3. Take the time to make a decent, healthy breakfast for the kids. I grew up on porridge sweetened with raisins and topped with nuts and cinnamon.

    Rockweasel wrote on August 17th, 2007
  9. I grew up eating these kinds of cerels, but changed my ways in my early 20s. I have no idea how I turned out okay. The human body is very resilent.

    PS: My favorite cerels were apple jacks, fruity pebbles, and fruit loops. Mmm. Sugar.

    lw wrote on August 17th, 2007
  10. I was a big cinnamon toast crunch expert. I knew how to get the soggy/crunch ratio JUST right. ;)

    Sara wrote on August 17th, 2007
  11. Lucky Charms, Cocoa Krispies, Frosted Flakes, and/or a Pop Tart or two. One glass of Tang.

    Start each and everyday with a rush! Who needs coffee when your in elementary school.

    Nothing like a good healthy breakfast fortified with 12 essential vitamins.

    Wonder Bread bologna sandwich, chips, and chocolate chip cookies for lunch. Buy the Milk.

    Just to make the afternoon special.

    Hey wait, this was my meals in the 1960s.

    Oxybeles wrote on August 18th, 2007
  12. Chocolate Lucky Charms!- What will that little mischievous leprechaun think of next. That’s Just NOT Breakfast!

    Donna wrote on August 21st, 2007

Leave a Reply

If you'd like to add an avatar to all of your comments click here!

© 2014 Mark's Daily Apple