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by 5071 · February 18, 2013 at 11:32 AM

I've read on here that carbs are supposedly parasympathetic, i.e. "calming" I've yet to see any evidence for this. The only way in which I can see how a carbohydrate would be "calming" is if you're spiking your blood sugar and then experiencing a... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · October 11, 2012 at 5:13 PM

I would assume all paleo foods to be primarily parasympathetic....they all need to access digestion. In addition chronic sympathetic (stress) increases the allostatic load. "This notion can be applied to other physiological mediators, such as... (more)

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by 2565 · January 03, 2012 at 6:29 PM

I just read an article http://www.naturalnews.com/034519_meal_planning_digestion_immunity.html#ixzz1i3BxWYgn suggesting that humans evolved to eat our biggest meals in the evening or night because our ancestors were very active during the day and... (more)

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Jeff__1 0 · January 02, 2012 at 9:18 PM

One thing to consider is that presumably hunter-gatherers were not leptin resistant. Part of the success with the leptin Rx may come from resetting diurnal leptin patterns that have become out of whack on a diet of processed foods, etc. This is... (more)