Researchers have found solid evidence that humans were using fire one million years ago, pushing previous estimations back 300,000 years. Unless those guys were using the fire to warm their antelope marrow to just under 104 degrees F, I’d say this is powerful blow against raw foodists.
Why do zoo apes get heart disease?
Check out Dr. Robert Lustig’s recent “60 Minutes” piece on the toxicity of sugar.
Speaking of minimalist/barefoot running, Vibram is facing a class-action lawsuit for making “false” and “deceptive” claims about its products, namely “that the barefoot footwear concept improves posture and foot health, reduces injury risk, strengthens muscles in feet and lower legs, and promotes spine alignment.” What do you think?
So it sounds like genes aren’t your destiny, and scouring your genetic sequencing for disease risk might not make that big of a difference if you don’t account for epigenetics. Where have I heard that before?
A new cookbook, written by three archaeologists, covers everything from Paleolithic to Bronze Age to Roman to Viking cuisine.
Fans of NomNomPaleo, check out Saveur’s latest blog contest: she’s a finalist for their “Best Special Diet blog.” I bet she’d appreciate a vote in her favor, as would the Primal blogosphere at large.
Homemade hot-and-salty-and-sour kimchi means you don’t have to limit yourself to those tiny ramekins they give you at Korean BBQ joints. You can eat this stuff out of a cereal bowl if you so desire.
Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.