One to keep the eyes open for in the New Year…Read more "Cereal Killers"
The British Medical Journal has been going gangbusters of late, publishing many pieces counter to the conventional wisdom. Dr Aseem Malhotra and Dr Des Spence are amongst a couple of favourite reads of mine. In the last few days, they have published this small piece on some of the happenings in Sweden; An influential Swedish […]Read more "BMJ: Swedish health advisory body says too much carbohydrate, not fat, leads to obesity"
There is a very interesting Venn diagram near the beginning highlighting how many normal weight people are at metabolic risk (as well as how many overweight people are at low metabolic risk). This reinforces something I have been saying for some time – being thinner than average is not a reason to be a smug […]Read more "Lustig – Fat Chance: Fructose 2.0"
It has been a very long time since we have had the sort of week we have just had in the nutrition news. I’m not going to rehash it all here as Mikki has already done a sterling job of that and has said the exact same thing I would have written here. Summarised by […]Read more "Sugar + Fat Videos"
If you are close to one of the towns where these courses are being run, I’d really encourage you to get along and give them a go. I did one in Los Angeles a couple of years back and it was an awesome day. Get along and check it out. Primal Fitness workshops – in […]Read more "Primal Fitness Workshops Throughout New Zealand"
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is one of those major ongoing surveys from which data related to all things health and nutrition are derived. The short entry on Wikipedia summarises the aims of NHANES very well; Findings from the survey are used to determine the prevalence of major diseases and risk factors […]Read more "40 Years of Nutrition Research Fatally Flawed"
Not long after I had committed myself to dive down the rabbit hole that is living a life guided by evolutionary biology, I decided to write a blog. I was so excited by this new world which was opening up and so excited by the new research that I was now accessing and reading (actually […]Read more "The Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand"