"When we talk about increasing the metabolic rate, and the benefits it produces, we are comparing the rate of metabolism in the presence of thyroid, sugar, salt, and adequate protein to the "normal" diet, containing smaller amounts of those "stimulating" substances..." Raymond Peat, PhD
"To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear." Buddha
“The dictionary defines fitness as: possessing a quality of strength and overall health. Nevertheless, for many people today, fitness has become more about how one looks than how one feels. This is a cultural standard that has nothing to do with what is natural to our species’ design.” Kathleen Porter
Why you should be eating more chocolate.
"In Woody Allen's 1973 movie, Sleeper, the protagonist woke up after being frozen for 200 years, to find that saturated fats were health foods. At the time the movie was made, that had already been established (e.g., Hartroft and Porta, 1968 edition of Present Knowledge in Nutrition, who showed that adequate saturated fat in the diet helped to protect against the formation of lipofuscin)." Raymond Peat, PhD, The Great Fish Oil Experiment
"The longer a woman stays on hormones, the more each cell in her body is poisoned. Does poison sound like too strong a word? A woman must decide for herself. As the years pass, her sugar metabolism may test out like a diabetic’s." Drs. Barbara and Gideon Seaman
"The adrenals can regenerate well if the conditions are good (reduced stress and increased thyroid function); nutrient rich foods are also helpful--eggs, liver, oysters, etc." Raymond Peat, PhD
How much water should you drink in a day? The same old recommendation of drink 8 cups a day is still passed around these days. Some people even go as far as drinking one to two gallons. What if drinking large amounts of water is actually causing more harm than good?