Rats fed a diet high in omega-6 fats – linoleic acid, to be exact – showed elevated levels of endogenous endocannabinoids, prompting overeating and the development of obesity. Corn oil-induced munchies? (PDF)
It appears that early hominids weren’t just desperate scavengers picking at bones and fighting over marrow after all.
Ever wonder about inexpensive alternatives to minimalist shoes like Vibrams? J. Stanton did, and wrote all about it.
Chris Highcock explores the latest study suggesting that moderate exercise is better for fat loss than excessive exercise.
Hey, that workout looks a little familiar, doesn’t it?
Should you go Paleo? (Yes.)
“Lessons of 107 Birthdays: Don’t Exercise, Avoid Medicine and Never Look Back.” Oh, and having centenarian genes might help, too.
I recently contributed one of my own “Little Life Experiments” to this great free e-book project. Check out what I discovered, as well as what fourteen other experts learned by running their own experiments. You might just learn something that will change your life.
They say a cataclysmic bacon shortage is just around the corner. I say this is a good opportunity to find yourself a pastured pork provider that doesn’t rely on corn and soy for feed.
Bravado aside, I can’t help but be a little concerned.
Finally, someone’s come up with a good use for soy.
One year ago (September 31 – October 6)
“Steam is hot…. It’s steam.” Truer words have never been uttered.
-Knowledge is being dropped here, folks.