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    Overweight or Obese? Maybe it’s not just you

    Saturday, June 9, 2012

    Caveman Doctor was recently arguing with another physician about the cause of the obesity epidemic.  Caveman Doctor was trying to explain that people are “eating too many carbohydrates and modern/processed foods”, while the other doctor was falling back on the typical conventional wisdom.  He kept saying things like it’s all about calories in (what we […]

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    Checking Your Oil: The Definitive Guide to Cooking with Fat

    Sunday, May 27, 2012

      Caveman Doctor posted several weeks ago on the “internet” (whatever that is) about these so called “healthy” vegetable oils.  Since then, he has received many emails asking which oils and fats are best to cook with.  He also received many comments regarding grass-fed butter and if he is scared to eat this “dangerous” saturated […]

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    The Caveman Doctor Diet

    Tuesday, April 10, 2012

        The Modern Caveman Diet: What Would a Caveman Do? The Modern Caveman Diet is a dietary and lifestyle routine with its principles rooted in the fact that we have spent over 99% of our existence on earth as hunter-gatherers. Agriculture is a new phenomenon (less than 10,000 years old) and has introduced many […]

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    The Many Benefits of Grass-Fed Beef

    Saturday, March 10, 2012

    Caveman Doctor recently traveled to a foreign country to celebrate his brother’s wedding.  It was an amazing event, taking place in his fiancé’s hometown.  Immediately after catching a cab at the airport to his cave hotel, the cabbie started talking food with him.  Actually, he started talking beef.  This fortuitous coincidence was unprovoked mind you, […]

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    Insulin, Carbohydrates, Obesity, and More Insulin

    Saturday, March 3, 2012

    Last Friday night after a long week of work, Caveman Cancer Doc was beat.  While he strives to constantly avoid chronic stress, there was just too much this week and he couldn’t avoid it.  He worked hard all week and needed to relax.  He met up with some friends who were eating ice cream.  Caveman […]

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May
14

Omega-3 Fats and Your Health

The benefits of consuming foods high in omega-3s and limiting those with omega-6s is a hot topic these days.  A lot of this talk is focused on how the good fat, omega-3, is beneficial.  However, this has been indirectly known for quite some time, as nearly 2,000 years ago Galen used fish for both nutrition […]

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May
5

Not So Fast: The Potential Negatives of Intermittent Fasting

  Michael Ristow, Hormesis, and Do We Even Need to Fast if we are Low-Carb?   Caveman Doctor has recently received many emails (whatever an email is) from readers asking about intermittent fasting. From information online, you would think that intermittent fasting is the key to heal all health ailments. Also, fasting for those of […]

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Apr
27

Bariatric Surgery vs. Medical Therapy in Diabetes

  Yesterday, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published two important and revolutionary studies examining the surgical management of diabetic patients.  Both studies compared bariatric surgery with conventional medical treatment of diabetes in obese patients.  As the NEJM often does with important studies, an editorial followed.  These significant studies showed some dramatic results in […]

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Apr
25

Crisco, Trans-Fats, and Revisiting Vegetable Oils

Since his post on vegetable oils, Caveman Doctor has received many emails (whatever an email is) asking about trans-fats, how they are made, and why they are bad for our health.  As the vegetable oil article was merely an introduction, some readers also asked for some more information on their health effects.  This article will […]

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Apr
15

It’s time animal rights activists and modern cavemen unite

  A Conversation with Prescott Frost I recently spoke with Prescott Frost, the great-grandson of Robert Frost, who is an organic grass-fed beef rancher and online butcher extraordinaire. He paints a picture of humans, animals, and nature coexisting in harmony. This isn’t about being vegan or carnivorous, it’s about the food system being broken and […]

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Arizona
Apr
10

The Caveman Doctor Diet

    The Modern Caveman Diet: What Would a Caveman Do? The Modern Caveman Diet is a dietary and lifestyle routine with its principles rooted in the fact that we have spent over 99% of our existence on earth as hunter-gatherers. Agriculture is a new phenomenon (less than 10,000 years old) and has introduced many […]

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Autophagy
Apr
6

Autophagy: Turning Stress into Health

Caveman Doctor is going to shift gears here and progress from his days as a member of H. erectus to H. sapien in an effort to get a little more cerebral.  This article gets a little (ok a lot) sciency, however, I think the topic should be discussed at length because there is a lot […]

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Apr
3

Cooking in Under 10 Minutes

Caveman Doctor receives many emails (whatever an email is) from readers saying they don’t have enough time to cook these caveman foods, especially vegetables. Caveman Doctor usually spends about 10 minutes cooking his vegetables, and at the most (if he’s feeling crazy) 15 minutes. Often he eats his vegetables raw or soaks them in vinegar […]

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Mar
27

Inflammation: Which Foods Take the Blame?

Caveman Doctor has been a follower of a Caveman/Paleo diet for quite some time now (a couple million years) and after the advent of reading, writing, and the internet, there has been a wealth of material published on inflammation, avoiding inflammation, and eating foods that fight inflammation.  Caveman Doctor has always assumed that the foods […]

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Mar
20

Stop Taking Pills and Eat Your Vitamins and Nutrients

As Caveman Doctor often posts on nutrition and its impact on health and cancer, he appropriately receives many emails (whatever an email is) regarding specific vitamins to take. From personal experience, Caveman Doctor has trouble answering this question. In his time, Caveman Doctor obviously never took any vitamins. While there were no labs to check […]

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