A friend of mine once said “The problem with explaining complicated systems to the layman is this: it’s easy to simplify a concept to the point that that it’s no longer true.”
To that end, I submit the following hypothesis:
The concept of the “calorie”, as applied to nutrition, is an oversimplification so extreme as to [ . . . ]
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I was proud to be chosen as a presenter for the 2012 Ancestral Health Symposium, held in conjunction with the Harvard Food Law Society in Cambridge, MA.
Here’s the long-awaited video of my presentation, “What Is Hunger, and Why Are We Hungry?” It’s information-dense and moves very quickly, so I recommend that [ . . . ]
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I recently visited the dentist for my regular six-month cleaning and checkup.
One mysterious practice you might recall from your own checkup is your hygenist probing around your gums with a pick, while calling out a bunch of numbers that someone else dutifully records in a computer.
This isn’t some mysterious [ . . . ]
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