An important article from the Caltons on the deception of food science and what we can do about it.
Research of the Week
A week’s worth of bad sleep switches off hundreds of genes vital to protecting us from cancer, obesity, heart disease, and other degenerative diseases.
When you do switch to barefoot running, make sure you make the transition extremely carefully; a new study found that runners who switched over to Vibrams without changing anything about their routine were at a greater risk for foot injuries.
Interesting Blog Posts
The synthetic diet revolution (the “perfectly balanced” drink is called, of course, soylent).
Men’s Journal talked to me (and several other people you might recognize) about Primal living awhile back, and the piece has just gone live.
And yes, you can be vegetarian and still go Primal. It just might be a little harder.
Between homework, busy schedules, and high prices, kids and parents are finding precious little time to eat real food with each other after school and before bed. The fact that kids are subjected to “crunch time” is just sad.
My Raw Brah buddy did a great interview with Ido Portal, mover extraordinaire. Check it out and try not to get inspired…
A lipid researcher with over six decades of experience says that dietary cholesterol is in fact good for your heart, as long as it’s not oxidized. Other things to watch out for include frying foods in reused oils, eating lots of polyunsaturated fats, and smoking.
- This recipe makes me want to go back to Hawaii soon. Who am I kidding? Hawaii makes me want to go back to Hawaii soon.
- Even if you don’t normally like offal, Grandma Ginsberg’s chopped liver will make you howl. You may be hysterical naked, but you won’t be starving hysterical naked after eating this dish.
One year ago (Mar 3 – Mar 9)
- Knowing Yourself: The Importance of Understanding Who You Are – This is just the basic starting point.
- Can We Feed the World on the Primal Blueprint Diet? – Part 2 – How would the logistics work out if we tried something like this?
Comment of the Week
Buy some paper chef hats. (Cheap on amazon). Give him the option of wearing the hat when he helps. The hook being, if he accepts and wears the hat then he is a chef. Explain that a chef must taste the ingredients and the final dish to make sure it is tasty because that is a chefs job. Plus they can draw/color on the hat too.
–Paleo Bon Rurgundy isn’t just funny, folks. He’s got great tips too.