Compared to our Paleolithic ancestors, people today, eating an agricultural diet laden with grains and carbohydrates and low in fat, show a shocking decline in stature, bone density, dental health, and an increase in birth defects, malnutrition and “diseases of civilization” such as cancer, osteoporosis, insulin resistance, heart disease, and mental illness. The difference is that we have deviated from the hunter-gatherer diet that we were genetically programmed to have. Primal Body, Primal Mind shows that the solution is to get back to our primal diet that includes high-fat, moderate-protein, starch-free foods with adequate omega-3 and vitamin D intake. Using step-by-step guidelines, here’s how to have a primally based but modern approach to diet and exercise – to live longer, healthier and happier lives.
Copyright 20098, 2011, softcover, 416 pages.