Omnivore or vegan—which is healthier? This is the question that Dr. Joel Kahn and I debated live on the Joe Rogan Experience. Read on to get the highlights from the show.
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If you’re confused about what to eat and frustrated by the contradictory headlines that are constantly popping up in your news feed, you’re not alone. The current state of nutritional research, and how the media reports on it, virtually guarantees confusion. Here’s an in-depth look at the question of what we should eat through a variety of lenses, including archaeology, anthropology, evolutionary biology, anatomy and physiology, and biochemistry.
Last week, a new study was published in The Lancet that claimed to find that both very-low- and very-high-carb diets shorten our lifespan. Predictably, the mainstream media jumped on this finding without doing a shred of due diligence.
Let’s face it, you can have all the information in the world about diet and exercise, but that information won’t do anything for you unless you put it into action. “You should do this” and “You should do that,” but how many of those “shoulds” are you actually doing? It can be tough to go it alone. There’s so much information out there about the Paleo diet and lifestyle, some of which can even be… Read More
We often hear people talking about how the Paleo diet is lacking scientific evidence to support its health claims. But is that really true? Today, I talk with Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, PhD (a.k.a. The Paleo Mom), about the science and research that supports the ancestral diet and lifestyle—and how you can use that knowledge to customize your diet to match your own unique needs.
As the prevalence of diabetes continues to rise, prevention becomes increasingly important. In recent years, several studies have assessed the effects of gluten on diabetes risk. Read on to learn what the researchers found and if a gluten-free diet could help you prevent diabetes.