Not so long ago, I put up a comprehensive article here on the site in which I ventured into highly charged territory by talking about the biological differences that … [Read More...] about Why Men and Women Aren’t Cut From the Same Cloth (And Why That’s Not a Bad Thing That Should Be Repressed)
Choose the highest quality plant foods you can find and afford. Just like animals, plants don’t thrive under conditions that don’t agree with their evolutionarily sculpted biological design. Not only do organic fruits and vegetables frequently contain higher levels of certain nutrients and antioxidants, as well as less pesticide residue, than non-organic varieties, but they also have a different (typically better) microbial profile, something that has immune and microbiome-related consequences. (Previous tips)
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Hypertension isn’t an issue for traditional people whose salt intake aligns with the evolutionary normative values for our species. The Yanomami indians, a group of Amazonian hunter-gatherers and gardeners, are a prime example of this. They have exceptionally low blood pressure levels when compared with westerners and don’t suffer from obesity, diabetes, or cardiovascular disease, undoubtedly partly because they eat a high-fiber, low-salt diet.
“Man, wonderful man, must collapse, into nature’s cauldron, he is no deity, he is no exception.”