I am looking for information on the exact processes that occur when water is consumed on an empty stomach. Hopefully the information will help with a problem I have. Example questions: Is acid, gastrin, or anything else secreted? How... (more)
You stomach is not really empty, but is already full. When the water arrives it has to leave fairly quickly, starting within 5 minutes into the small intestine, and more or less all gone in half an hour.
http://michaelbluejay.com/veg/natural.html I'm pretty new to paleo, I decided to eat this way after I found out I had celiac disease, but I'm not sure how to counter some of the arguments for an ideal human diet being vegan. Here are the points... (more)
I'm studying computer science right now (2 years ago I liked mathematics and wanted a cool career, so I decided computer science would probably be best), but after a year of paleo I'm starting to hate computers more and more. They are just boring.... (more)
Many arguments for paleo eating rely on an evolutionary biology, i.e. we ate a certain way for x number of years and therefore are not adapted to neolithic foods. But, as Kurt Harris has written, not all evolutionarily novel foods are... (more)
Hey guys, I have to prepare a very short (less than 10 minute, which sucks) presentation for my biology class. I'm choosing evolutionary biology as it pertains to diet and the paleo diets effects and place in our modern society. I wanted to run... (more)
It has been well established that humans and cows do not flourish when ingesting grains has their main source of nutrition. What kinds of animals are adapted to eating grains, and thrive on it?