To My Palaeo and/or Low-Carb Friends, My name is Sarah and I need your help! Let me tell you a little about me; I turned LC about 8 years ago because I was morbidly obese (24 stone/336lb to begin with then, thanks to the NHS, I ended up at 30... (more)
If you could only give your kids (hypothetical or actual) 1 single piece of nutrition advice, what would it be? Just want to see what sort of gems we get. Or if there's a theme.
Don't diet. It will save you a lifetime of problems
The caveat is that the orthodontist recommends I remove my wisdom teeth in hopes that it would fix my open bite. Right now, only the last set of wisdom teeth touch when I bite down. It wasn't always this way. I wore an improperly fitted... (more)
Feel free to add to these categories - they are in no particular order! Would you say that 1 or more, or any combo of the following characterize the conventional wisdom crowd (in no particular order): 1) ignorant/unaware - confused and/or... (more)
My limited understanding of human anatomy is that we have wisdom teeth and an appendix, which enabled us to cope with eating and digesting a diet which included a much higher intake of roughage, fibre (plants and tree bark) than Paleo followers... (more)
Wisdom teeth and the appendix would have killed paleos. My appendix burst and my wisdom teeth where so bad I would have died from not eating or an infection. Modern medical processes and tech saved me.
We probably all know advice that our mothers or grandmothers gave us. The kind of advice that we found ennoying. The kind of advice that we gladly dismissed as old wives tales. And often our doctor also said it was nonsense. But now, since we... (more)
Im concerned with trying to force certain foods and hit levels of certain vitamins thru diet. I dont want to take any supplements. However, I've begun to wonder, how the studies were performed that determined how much of X and Y we... (more)
Overcoming what Conventional Wisdom has taught us may take a while to sink in, but it obviously works. What is your favorite shattered myth of CW that you have challenged and defeated?