An Open Letter to the Weston A. Price and Paleo Communities:
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Before you decide you don't have time to read about playing (of all things!), consider that play has a powerful benefit for adults as well as children.
And I imagine most of you do, also. Sometimes it seems that the focus of health advice, including mine, is more about what you can’t eat than what there is to enjoy about food.
I have been concerned recently with the way we physicians make a diagnosis of insulin resistance: we're late. We wait to make the diagnosis until it's “definite”, but by then it's also advanced and more difficult to reverse.
I understand loving the taste of grains. Now that I've spent the better part of a year without gluten, months without grains, I can still admit that I have loved grains in my life. When posed the “Name one food to have on a desert island” question, I was always torn between eggs and brown rice.
People mutter that phrase as if it’s a bad thing, but isn’t learning one of life’s great excitements? I’ve been a student of nutrition for almost fifty years, learning from both old masters and new innovators.
Live, Lose, and Learn, part 1 of 6