Years ago, 60 Minutes had a segment on a phenomena called the French Paradox to explain how the French eat a diet high in saturated fats (think of all the cream, cheese and butter they use in their dishes) yet enjoy one Continue reading Eat More Saturated Fat and Reduce Your Chance of Heart Disease (like the French)
So here is an old interview with Marilyn Monroe, in Pageant magazine, where she outlined her diet that looks to be high in protein and low in carbs. Here is a snapshot of her daily diet, as per this early 1950s Continue reading Did Marilyn Monroe Have A Paleo-esque Diet?
A big challenge for habesha people (Eritreans and Ethiopians) in adopting the paleo diet is injera, a type of spongy flatbread that is the basis of pretty much every meal. Not only is it a delicious staple but is also used to scoop Continue reading Can I Eat Injera If I Am On The Paleo Diet?
This is the current USDA food pyramid. Implemented in and very heavy on grains and refined carbs. Check the base of the pyramid. It’s the triumph of agricultural interests over good science. So what does a food pyramid based on Continue reading The Paleo Pyramid | Turning the Food Guide Upside Down
I am so proud of my colleagues. After an impromptu conversation one afternoon about a colleague’s frustration with his weight gain, I tentatively brought up the diet and lifestyle changes my family and I made almost 2 years ago and Continue reading Ripple Effect
This video from TEDX featuring Dr. Terry Wahls made the rounds several months ago and is fascinating to watch. The good doctor suffered from multiple sclerosis, an auto-immune disorder that attacks the brain and spinal cord. The form Dr Wahls Continue reading Let Food Be Thy Medicine | Reversing Multiple Sclerosis
Although I am not much of a pork eater, I do make exceptions once in a while, especially if someone has taken the time to cook it for me. Check out this dish cooked by my friend. To make it Continue reading Pork roast with red wine sauce