The Rich American Diet

The Rich American Diet

Dr. John McDougall often lectures about the dangers of our Rich American Diet.   The word ‘rich’ used here is NOT to describe the amount of nutrition we are getting (as in a ‘nutrient rich diet’) – sadly no.  The word rich is used to...
The True Carnivore Diet

The True Carnivore Diet

The other day I found this most excellent website.  It describes a very common diet nowadays – very low carb, and very high protein.  A true carnivore diet of mostly meat:  beef, chicken, pork, and tuna.  Why so much meat?  Because eating too many carbs will...
Vegan or Paleo?   Which Diet is Best?

Vegan or Paleo? Which Diet is Best?

You just became a Brand New Vegan, and your friends are going Paleo. You laugh at them.  They laugh at you. You give them your best reasons why they’re doing it all wrong – and they counter right back with their grass-fed beef and healthy fat argument. The...
10 Reasons to Eat More Beans

10 Reasons to Eat More Beans

My mom was raised in the back-woods of Kentucky, and I can tell you she ALWAYS had a pot of beans on the stove (and usually some cornbread to go with them). No matter which relative we visited, walk into the kitchen and there was a big pot of soup beans. Beans are...
Potatoes For a Healthy Diet

Potatoes For a Healthy Diet

All large populations of trim, healthy people throughout verifiable human history, have obtained the bulk of their calories from starch – Dr. John McDougall, MD I grew up in Indiana – meaning I was a Meat & Potatoes kinda guy. Now that I’m a...
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