“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” How many times have we heard that?
And has anyone else noticed that what passes for “breakfast food” is the nutritional equivalent of Halloween candy? How did we get bamboozled into starting our day with snacks and dessert?
You can’t live like a [ . . . ]
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Many of my articles and essays are inspired by offhand comments which I’m inspired to expand on or debunk, like this one:
> But the nurture side is the whole point of the history of
> civilization, i.e. trying to control the animal instincts of humans to
> build a better life.
This common view takes many forms: “We’re [ . . . ]
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snack \ˈsnak\ (n) – a small amount of food eaten between meals
As I’ve pointed out before, snacking makes you both fat and weak. And as the beginning of “Eat Like A Predator” states, much of the purpose of a paleo diet is to let you avoid snacking entirely:
Predators gorge and fast; prey grazes.
Rephrased [ . . . ]
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