Life Expectancy Questions
I understand that hunter gatherers don't have any modern medical care and probably die from common infections and broken bones, but considering the fact that they live in natural less polluted environments, eat nutritious foods, get plenty of... (more)
Hey all -- I'm curious to know if there have been any studies that show a greater life expectancy for those eating paleo today. Anyone find anything? Google searches on the subject reveal speculation about how long our ancestors lived and I'm... (more)
I think that at this point we can say that the diet helps eliminate many of the reasons that people are dying early. I don't think that there are any studies that go beyond that, but that's pretty powerful.
I made a completely anonymous survey (with results instantly visible), it's very simple with 5 questions. Nothing like the in depth one done earlier this year. The questions are mainly to satisfy my own curiosity, of things I have been thinking... (more)
Anthony Colpo has an interesting blog post today: Exercise and Insulin Sensitivity, Life Expectancy of Athletes. In it he references an interesting review article on the Mortality and longevity of elite athletes The summary of the implications... (more)
My clinical belief and my academic belief are that a paleo lifestyle especially key dietary pillars are critical to compressing disease and expanding health as one ages. This is a new area of study because the paleo lifestyle is not commonly... (more)
I see this argument coming back time and time again, but it's still one I have trouble with sometimes. It seems to be somewhat the last excuse people use to judge that the Paleo diet can't be this good. My general answer is that age of death is a... (more)
Most longevity data is not adjusted for: non obesity, lifestyle, diet, and a whole host of other factors. What, then, are the most likely causes of death for a happy, vital Paleo-lifestyle human being, and life expectancy? Degenerative diseases... (more)
Quite often in my reading, I come across a thought that goes something like this (I'm paraphrasing): "Though early man had a life-span much shorter than ours, somewhere around 30 years on average, he suffered none of our modern debilitating... (more)
Living the paleo life will hopefully put my on track for a long healthy life, which got me thinking - taking everything into account... what could that realistically be? Starting with genetics: looking at my grandparents. One grandmother died aged... (more)
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?
Paleo and Body Type Theory?