April 29, 2017 4 Comments
If you’re a regular reader of this site, then you know that I don’t agree with the nutritional establishment in everything. Among other things, I think it’s a mistake to advice people to eat a lot of cereal grains. That said, I don't think the nutritional establishment is completely off course. I do … [Read More...]
November 9, 2015 98 Comments
Eirik’s Picks: New Health/Diet Research
Ninety-nine percent of genus Homo's history was spent as hunter-gatherers. Because of the social nature of humanity, we are naturally selected, not for the extant set of problems, but for another set of problems rooted in the Pleistocene. Of the many phenotypic traits that define our species--notably the physically and metabolically enormous brain, advanced cognitive abilities, complex vocal organs, bipedalism and opposable thumbs--most (if not all) are the product of strong positive selection.
- Dr. Ángel A. Román-Franco
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