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 …

Alcohol – It’s in Our Blood – The Drunken Monkey Hypothesis

It is often suggested that human consumption of alcohol began approximately 12,000 years ago however, this view may be wildly inaccurate. In his book ‘The Drunken Monkey’ published in 2014, Dr Robert Dudley’s proposal that human ethanol metabolism may derive from the dependence of our primate ancestors on ripe and fermenting fruit as a dominant …

Uric Acid: The Missing Link in Weight Gain, Diabetes, Heart Disease & Dementia (Dr. David Perlmutter)

The New York Times bestselling author of Grain Brain and Brain Wash offers some fascinating insights and advice on reducing high uric acid levels. Obesity, insulin resistance, diabetes, fatty liver disease, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, stroke, neurological disorders, and premature death could all be stoked by high uric acid levels. The respected scientific literature is bursting with evidence that elevated uric …