Evolving Health

Monthly Archives: February 2013

Has it ever crossed your mind that the number of listed Calories (Kcals) of, say, a large, raw, whole apple at 116 Kcals and that of a glazed doughnut at 125 Kcals might not be an accurate comparison*? Surely, you might think, isn’t the doughnut more likely to add inches to your waistline? You’d be right. The difference that you might have understood intuitively is that, although the number of listed Kcals… Read More

Want to eat a diet that mimics that of our Paleolithic ancestors? It might be a little more complicated than what the popular books say. The fact is, there was never one Paleo Diet; it’s more likely there were hundreds of them and that they were continually changing and broadening over evolutionary time. That was the overarching message of an impressive lineup of experts on ancient human diets at a symposium entitled “The… Read More