Nutrition

Overweight or Obese? Maybe It’s Not Just You

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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…
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Checking Your Oil: The Definitive Guide to Cooking with Fat

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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Crisco, Trans-Fats, and Revisiting Vegetable Oils

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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…
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It’s time animal rights activists and modern cavemen unite

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  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….
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The Caveman Doctor Diet

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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….
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Autophagy: Turning Stress into Health

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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,…
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Cooking in Under 10 Minutes

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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…
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