If green was a food then it would be this soup, so delicious! Pine nuts add a delicate taste to this ‘warm me up’ soup.
It is not always easy to determine which foods can be eaten on the paleo diet. For the die hard followers of the diet, the rule is to eat only foods that our ancestors had at their disposal, however, we now have a larger advantage than our ancestors in that we have the ability to consume a greater variety of nutritious fruits and vegetables and use them to create a nutritionally rich diet. It is important to note, however, that starchy tubers, usually not recommended for inclusion in the paleo diet, are toxic if not cooked, have a high glycemic index, are low in phytosterols, while also containing enzyme blockers [...]
Agriculture has made far more radical changes to the way we eat today, but our genes are have not introduced these changes so quickly. Our bodies are still in the “high-protein, low carbohydrate mode” adopted by our hunter-gatherer ancestors. This means that we are not genetically equipped to deal with the high carbohydrate, low-protein diet of [...]
Greg Battaglia is a certified Level I Crossfit trainer and a student at Immaculata University in Dietetics with a passion for finding new ways to improve human health and performance and help others achieve their health and fitness goals. Research shows our ancestors had good health – Why? Because they ate natural food sources [...]