Diet

4:42am

Mon August 20, 2012
Health

The Battle Over The Bulges: Debate Rages Over Govt Role In Healthcare

David Goehring Flickr - Creative Commons

As the number of Americans tipping the obesity scale grows, another battle over the bulges has emerged: How much should public policy control the collective diet?

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11:34am

Tue August 7, 2012
The Salt

Paleo Diet Blogger Sues State For Trying To Regulate His Advice

What happens when the First Amendment and paleo diet advice collide?
svariophoto iStockphoto.com

The paleolithic diet has sparked plenty of discussion in the nutrition world (and on this web site) in the last few months. Lots of people are looking for advice on how to get in on this meat and vegetable-centric way of eating that claims inspiration from the simple wild foods a hunter-gatherer might have been lucky to find.

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1:03pm

Mon July 2, 2012
Science

Ancient Teeth Reveal Surprisingly Crunchy Hominin Snacks

The skull of one of the two Australopithecus sediba skeletons.
Paul Sandberg University of Colorado-Boulder

4:42am

Sat June 2, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

The Paleo Diet Moves From The Gym To The Doctor's Office

Originally published on Wed June 6, 2012 11:24 am

Some physicians say the theory of "evolutionary medicine" can help guide the treatment of modern ailments like obesity.
iStockphoto.com

By now the paleo diet and lifestyle has inched from the fringe a little closer to the mainstream, thanks to some very passionate followers sold on the notion that our Paleolithic hunter-gatherer ancestors avoided modern day ailments like obesity and diabetes because they ate what some consider an "ideal" diet of meat, fruit and veget

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