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by 571 · about 17 hours ago

Enough with all that meat and the bacon and the demonization of grains, legumes and dairy. Return to my beloved mediterranean way. Thank you for your advice, it was fun and helping, but I find the whole approach hysterical and dogmatic. I' ll... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · March 02, 2013 at 10:30 PM

I'm Greek and I grew up on a similar diet to that mentioned in the article. However, I had failure to thrive (I'm just 4'11", for example). Things indeed got WAY worse when I came to the US and started eating the US wheat. But I wasn't on top of... (more)

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by 1211 · about 17 hours ago

The Island Where People Forget to Die is a nice article about the healthy centenarians of the Ikaria island. It makes me wish I could live there. These folks have a healthy lifestyle with strong social community, active, and traditional... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · October 28, 2012 at 3:15 PM

Because even 50 years of chewing is a lot of wear and tear on teeth. All it takes a chipped tooth or an infection and the tooth can be easily lost. Geriatric animals loose their teeth as they age, it's a natural process. Traditional and paleo... (more)

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by 1467 · October 29, 2014 at 4:02 AM

What aspects would you take from this article and what would you discard? More tea/fish/less stress/fermented soy? http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2013/jun/19/japanese-diet-live-to-100 (more)

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greymouser 0 · June 20, 2013 at 12:09 PM

Why would I cherry-pick anything from the article? Overall, I found it really well written. It did not immediately drop into the preconceived (somewhat racist / ethnist) notion that "all Japanese eat a lot of rice", which I appreciated. It fully... (more)

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by 5775 · October 29, 2014 at 3:46 AM

Curious to your thoughts on those who have achieved longevity. Sitting here thinking about it, I wondered if making a goal of say, "living to 100" something you focus on each day might actually be counterproductive. I guess I'm looking more for... (more)

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paleohacks 0 · October 09, 2012 at 11:05 PM

A good starting point is the Gerontology Research Group (GRG), which keeps track of and collects information on centenarians and supercentenarians. Whilst the GRG acknowledge that having the right genes and being female increases the likelihood... (more)

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