There is a very interesting Venn diagram near the beginning highlighting how many normal weight people are at metabolic risk (as well as how many overweight people are at low metabolic risk). This reinforces something I have been saying for some time – being thinner than average is not a reason to be a smug […]
It has been a very long time since we have had the sort of week we have just had in the nutrition news. I’m not going to rehash it all here as Mikki has already done a sterling job of that and has said the exact same thing I would have written here. Summarised by […]
If you are close to one of the towns where these courses are being run, I’d really encourage you to get along and give them a go. I did one in Los Angeles a couple of years back and it was an awesome day. Get along and check it out. Primal Fitness workshops – in […]
The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is one of those major ongoing surveys from which data related to all things health and nutrition are derived. The short entry on Wikipedia summarises the aims of NHANES very well; Findings from the survey are used to determine the prevalence of major diseases and risk factors […]
Not long after I had committed myself to dive down the rabbit hole that is living a life guided by evolutionary biology, I decided to write a blog. I was so excited by this new world which was opening up and so excited by the new research that I was now accessing and reading (actually […]
It is close on a year since I moved from earthquake-torn Christchurch, New Zealand, to sleepy Port Macquarie, Australia. Unlike many other Kiwi’s who like to exit NZ in search of higher paid jobs (I have thoughts on the number of people who think Australia is the land of milk and honey compared to NZ, […]
A nice follow on from this North & South piece on Paleo. It certainly backs up my view that NZ is a little ahead of the curve in these sorts of discussions.