I have just listened to a lecture by Dr. Daphne Miller and now I am starting to doubt Paleo. No, not the whole foods approach. I do not doubt that it is healthy. I doubt the fact that Paleo diet is healthier than other diets. Of course, it is a... (more)
Hi VB, Interesting topic. Dr. Miller makes a lot of good points -- all 10 of those things you list are important factors in health, with the exception of eating seasonally (not much seasonality in the tropics where most human evolution occurred,... (more)
There are cultures who consume a lot of dairy, others consume a lot of tubers. Some go crazy on coconut, but is there any who consume a lot of their calories from eggs? If so, how is their health?
An interesting question because relatively modern agrarian production methods and genetics are really what allow us to enjoy a consistant supply of eggs, but there were traditional cultures with fairly high egg consumption, but almost all of them... (more)
Why did man domesticate grains if it was not already part of his diet? Is it a big deal to eat grains or legumes that are prepared in a traditional way such as soaking and sprouting? Is juicing veggies healthy? Or Necessary
Question: Any experiences with setting foods in gelatin, such as head cheeses or aspics? Aspic is a dish in which ingredients are set into a gelatin made from a meat stock or consomm??. Head cheese is not a cheese but a terrine or meat... (more)
So that's the English for Polish "salceson"! It was quite popular when I was a kid, very often the cheap, the only available meat product. I don't remember it that fondly, as often it was simply made with whatever pig leftovers they had at the... (more)
Hey does anyone have experience with different brands of coconut flour? I am looking at Coconut Secret and Tropical Traditions. You might say, "try both," however I live outside of the ever convenient USA and opinions would be super helpful before... (more)
First, what country do you live in? There may be alternatives to shipping all the way from the USA. Secondly, I personally would like to know the difference between the flour, the meal and the grated.
Were there gay people in the paleolithic, or do you think homosexuality is a neolithic, "civilized" phenomenon? I don't wish to offend anyone by this question. I'm asking because I would like to know people's thoughts because I'm trying to figure... (more)
When I go to a giant buffet that serves plenty of quality, nutritious meats and seafood, I like to get my dollars worth and more. At a certain point I can chew but swallowing becomes more of a chore than a pleasure. Are there any techniques that... (more)
A lot of the island cultures are low fat, some good examples in weston prices book. Kitavan eat ~15-20% which is considered low fat. Probably a decent amount of low fat tribes in africa as well.
Seems very interesting: The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? http://www.amazon.com/The-World-Until-Yesterday-Traditional/dp/0670024813/ref=lh_ni_t Cheers, Pieter (more)
something has been bothering me for a minute now. and i have restrained myself from acknowledging it because i hate to seem overly concerned with my appearance, but it is really bothering me! i have this friend and her mom is just STUNNING. she... (more)