How Do They Do It

This post is for all of you who have wondered how it is that marketers can promote food-like substances with huge advertising budgets in the mass media as acceptable – often even “healthy” – to consume, and even convince a majority of people and an indeterminant number of so-called experts that it passes the test of health.

This works only because the human body is an extremely complex organism. The complexity of human function means that even the smart guys have ...

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The Perfect Life – Yours

I’ve heard from a few of you who have asked me how realistic a true primal life is in these modern times. In other words, is what I’m suggesting a real proposition, or just a fancy but unworkable notion.

You might be surprised to know that I have close friends and clients who practice varying degrees of primality (an actual word) with my full blessing. Do I lack standards? Am I preaching but not practicing? How can I accept anything less ...

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Medicine Vs. Health, Pt 1

All of us make an astounding number of choices everyday that affect our health – for better or for worse. But most of us don’t see a distinction between health and medicine in these decisions. We assume that we are entitled to the path of least resistance, and that it is the job of the medical community to prop us up when the inevitable results of that attitude show up in a degraded quality of life. Using the medical community ...

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