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Monthly Archives: "May 2012"

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Carbohydrates for Fertility and Health

May 31, 2012157 Comments1912 Views

I spend a disproportionate amount of my time telling women to eat carbohydrates (read: “safe starches”–see below).  The thing is, a low carbohydrate diet (<50g/day)

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Book Review: It Starts With Food by Dallas ...

May 29, 201212 Comments240 Views

Let me begin my review by stating outright that I don’t like most books, philosophies, and things.  It’s a matter of quality in a vast

Paleo and Sex: How to Have a Ravenous and K...

May 23, 201230 Comments1074 Views

Sex is one of the most important things we do. Desiring sex, therefore, is one of the most important things we can feel. According to

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Paleo and Amenorrhea: How Extremity Can Mak...

May 22, 201292 Comments838 Views

The volume of emails I receive from women who start having menstrual problems on a paleo diet is staggering.    It is not an enormous

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The Evolutionary Perspective: Liberating an...

May 18, 20129 Comments137 Views

The modern notion of womanhood, in which women eat little, exercise a lot, have eating disorders and body image issues, and are expected to look like rails, fails

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The Healthiest, Happiest, Easiest Weight Lo...

May 17, 201224 Comments185 Views

In the short series The Physiology of Women’s Weight Loss, I highlighted the most important factors that make a woman’s weight loss unique to a

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Women, Weight Loss, and Modern America: A W...

May 16, 201220 Comments217 Views

The question I most often get asked when I tell people about my work in evolutionary nutrition is: why should I trust you?  Why should

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The Physiology of Women’s Weight Loss...

May 13, 20128 Comments241 Views

In the first post I wrote on the physiology of women’s weight loss, I focused on the role estrogen plays in fat stores.  I noted

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The Physiology of Women’s Weight Loss...

May 11, 201258 Comments1763 Views

Many people in the modern world believe that it is more difficult for women to lose weight than for men.   This is unfortunate, and

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Paleo and Menstrual Cramps

May 09, 201237 Comments542 Views

Ever think that menstrual cramps are just a fact of life?  That every woman has them?  And even if they don’t, that you are just

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