If you’ve been lamenting the fact that you can’t enjoy a steaming bowl of oatmeal on a wintry morning, it just might be that it actually has a place in a Paleo diet. According to a recent article in New Scientist, hunter-gatherers ate oats as far back as 32,000 years ago, before farming took root.
According to researchers at the University of Florence, this is the earliest known human consumption of oats. They made the discovery after analyzing starch grains on an ancient stone grinding tool from southern Italy.
Read more here.
There are many benefits to following a paleo diet, but one of the most important may be the beneficial effects it has on the brain. In this post, Dr. Loren Cordain examines the latest research linking a paleo type diet to maximized dopamine levels in the brain.
Cordain is one of the leading experts on Paleolithic diets and is widely considered the founder of the Paleo Movement. Read the full article on his website here.
This recipe popped up today on my computer, and immediately caught my eye. Perhaps because it’s wintery cold outside, which makes me crave all things stewed, braised and simmered. This dish looks absolutely delicious, and I will be making it very soon.
It comes from July Bauer’s popular paleo food blog, PaleOMG — one of my favorite sites for paleo recipes. Bauer is also the author of a new cookbook due to be released in August, Juli Bauer’s Paleo Cookbook.
For the full recipe, click here. Enjoy!
Apple cider vinegar has been used as a medicinal cure for many centuries, going back to Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine. In ancient Greece, around 400 BC, Hippocrates prescribed apple cider vinegar mixed with honey for a variety of ills, including coughs and colds.
Paleo Magazine explores how to choose the right vinegar and some of its health benefits. Apple cider vinegar is not just for salad dressings; it is beneficial in many ways, from digestive aids to skin and hair health.
Read more here.