LS 113 - Primal Body, Primal Mind with Nora Gedgaudas


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The Paleo diet becomes more and more popular as people look for ways to improve their eating habits and health. Nora Gedgaudas is recognized by many as THE expert on the Paleo diet, and has written the international best seller, Primal Body, Primal Mind: Beyond the Paleo Diet for Total Health and a Longer Life. Fernando Aires and Nora take some time to discuss

Key Takeaways:

[2:23] Nora's journey that started during her summer close to the north pole watching wolves

[5:00] Nora lost 25 pounds eating a lot of fat over the summer

[10:22] The importance of protein moderation

[15:14] Studying what our ancestors ate

[17:15] Why haven't our bodies adapted to grains in 12,000 years?

[21:02] What's wrong with us that fatigue has impacted so many?

[26:05] Blood sugar and insulin surges are partially to blame for our constant state of anxiety

[29:00] The Dalai Lama's interest in Nora's book Rethinking Fatigue

[33:12] It doesn't matter what brain training protocol you're doing if your brain doesn't have the right nutrients

[34:47] Nora's new program and her mastermind group


In Search of the Perfect Human Diet

"The 2 things that are most likely to shorten your life are sugar and excess protein"

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