Monday, December 12, 2011

Book Review: Primal Body, Primal Mind

Excellent read.

Interesting things I took from the book:

- Heart and brain run 25% more efficient on Ketone
- Red Blood Cells are the only thing in your body that need glucose, which your body can already make
- High Blood Sugar levels lead to glycation which causes your to AGE faster, both mentally and physical

The rest of the book had a similar theme to other Paleo/ Weston A. Price information.

- Fat and cholesterol are good, and needed
- Our ancestors always look for the most nutrient dense food (fat, protein)
- Soy is not good
- Nutrition has a huge impact on mental and emotional health
- Stay away from sugar and high starch foods

Gedgaudas also put a some great information in the book about supplements.

All in all a great read.

Stay Strong,


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