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180 Degree Sneak Peek – Hyperinsulinemia and Friends

…Carbohydrates alone do not cause insulin resistance. Having your insulin levels rise over and over again in response to carbohydrate-rich meals does not solely lead to insulin resistance and the compensatory hyperinsulinemia that is at the core of modern diseases. Most people on the low-carb side of the fence would have you believe that our Paleolithic evolutionary genetic programming has...

Hungry, Hungry Hippos

The question I promised to answer in last week’s self-starvation experiment saga was ?why are we so hungry if we’re eating more than ever before?? This is one of the biggest questions of the 21st century, and the correct answer may hold the key to unlocking the entire degenerative process that began at the dawn of carbohydrate refining.Most people agree that the cause of the...

Stability Foods

In the most recent posts, we discussed elevated insulin levels and the therapeutic benefit of following a specific diet to bring insulin levels under control. Bringing the insulin levels back to normal, but not going too far by eliminating carbohydrates, can allow metabolic healing over time. Degenerative diseases, obesity, and chronic departure from homeostasis are really just metabolic...

Research Quotes 2007

?The single greatest factor in the acquisition and maintenance of good health is perfectly constituted food.-Sir Robert McCarrison; Nutrition and Health (1936)?The truth will always be in the minority. Always, always, always? You will never find it in the hallways of conventional institutions. You will find it in pockets, in clusters, individually. And it will not be mainstream.-Joel Salatin;...

2007 Reading List

* Denotes work of particular significance and/or exceptional integrity(Chronological order as they were read)…The Maker’s DietJordan Rubin*Nourishing TraditionsSally FallonCholesterol MythsUffe RavnskovEnzyme NutritionEdward Howell*Nutrition and Physical DegenerationWeston PricePottenger’s CatsFrancis PottengerCaffeine BluesStephen CherniskeEat Fat Lose FatSally FallonWaking...