My work BFF, Jennifer sent me this link. Check out the photos of families from all over the world (The U.S., Mexico, Japan, Ecuador, Mali...) surrounded by the foods they eat in a week. You can imagine how this looks already, I'm sure: Americans with pizza and potato chips and people in Mali with, well, rice.… Continue reading What Do You Eat In A Week?
In this article in Prevention magazine, Susan Allport looks at our typical diet in light of the seasonal eating habits of animals. Her conclusion: we're storing up for a long, scarce winter. But we don't hibernate. And food is never really scarce. She explains... "The base of our food supply has shifted from leaves to seeds,… Continue reading The Vanishing Youth Nutrient
Cavemen had it easy. They didn't have the temptation of sweet potato fries, or Dairy Queen Blizzards, or margaritas. All they had to eat were nuts, berries and seeds; lean meat; fish and plant foods. Their primitive diet struck the perfect balance of anti-inflammatory Omega-3s and pro-inflammatory Omega-6s. What does today's "caveman" diet look like?… Continue reading Lessons From a Caveman: The Anti-Inflammatory Diet
Word is that fatty foods make you run slower and forget things. A new study found that after just a few days on a high fat diet, rats had more trouble getting to the end of a maze and spun their exercise wheels 30 percent slower. That means just a few days of sin (a.k.a.… Continue reading Case of the Mondays?