Records Found in Dusty Basement Undermine Decades of Dietary Advice

Christopher Ramsden specializes in excavating lost studies. In an excavation made possible by the sons of deceased scientist Ivan Frantz (principal investigator alongside Ancel Keys on the Minnesota Coronary Experiment) and technicians, who turned magnetic tape into formats readable with modern technology, raw data was unearthed from a 40-year-old study which found a shocking result, the …

Beans – A Contentious Subject

Consumption of cooked black beans stimulates a cluster of some clostridia class bacteria, decreasing inflammatory response and improving insulin sensitivity, study suggests.Black beans have stirred up some interest in early research studies for their high fibre content (per 100g Carbohydrates 16g, Fibre 6.9g figures differ depending on source). In a May 2017 review, researchers noted …

Diabetes – A Lucrative Disease

With turnover of $46 billion, diabetes is a massive and extremely lucrative market.Companies are developing drugs that are increasingly expensive and constantly promising miracle cures with patients either taking too many drugs or no longer being able to afford them and the only ones benefiting seem to be pharmaceutical companies.Filmed on three continents, this documentary …

Minced Pork & Aubergine Hot Pot

Aubergine (also known as eggplant or bringal) is a versatile low-carb vegetable (strictly they’re a fruit) and can provide at least 5% of a person’s daily requirement of fibre, copper, manganese, B-6, and thiamine plus anthocyanins, including nasunin, lutein, and zeaxanthin. 128g of aubergine contains approximately 4.82g of carbs, of which 2.46g are fibre.Here’s a …

Hunter Gatherer Diets – A Useful Lens for Examining Diet Mythology

Arthur Haines has been helping people explore human ecology for over 20 years developing an awareness of nature, health, and self-reliance. Wild food is his passion according to his website http://www.arthurhaines.com/ He believes that humans are at a critically important point in history, where conversion of the remaining wild lands to intensively managed landscapes and …

The Great Plant-Based Con – Why Eating a Plants-Only Diet Won’t Improve Your Health or Save the Planet

Plant-based is best for health, go vegan to help save the planet, eat less meat... Almost every day we are bombarded with the seemingly incontrovertible message that we must reduce our consumption of meat and dairy - or eliminate them from our diets altogether. But what if the pervasive message that the plant-based diet will …

Stone Age Body, Space Age Diet – Nutrition, Metabolism & Mental Health

Psychiatrist Dr. Ann Childers discusses how our modern diet does not fit our ancient bodies. In this lecture she discusses the discrepancy between the Stone Age body and the Space Age diet that we've been forced to eat and conclude that it is causing substantial mental ill-health.Topics also covered are fermentable carbohydrates, tooth decay and …