CrossFitters are notorious for their consumption of high dose fish oil supplementation. Fish oil supplementation has been shown to reverse or even prevent serious damage caused by chronic inflammation: inflammation that Time Magazine in 2004 deemed “The Silent Killer” (also see “The Anti-Inflammation Zone by Barry Sears). Based on newly published research, it now looks like “long-term high dose fish oil intake” may become “a thing of the past”. Chris Kresser, of The Healthy Skeptic post an excellent article discussing the latest research on fish oil supplementation. He summarizes in this article:
To read Chris’ article in full, see “When it comes to fish oil, more is not better “
Based on these latest findings, Robb Wolf shares his thoughts in “The Paleo Solutions” Podcast #53. Robb believes short term high dose fish oil intake is good for intervention (“people who are very overweight and who have loads of inflammation”) , but high dosages of fish oil supplementation longer than 1 to 3 months could increase your chance of Cardio Vascular Disease in the future. With good sleep and by following The Paleo Diet, one’s need for high dose fish oil dosages should quickly Read More
For a while now I’ve wanted to blog about some of my favorite Paleo Nutrition reads but simply have had little time to sit in front of my computer. When I find something worthy of sharing, I know it’s gonna take several hours of research and writing to do it justice. Mark Sisson’s body of work is a perfect example of this. His book, The Primal Blueprint, is one I often recommend to folks when they are interested in understanding Paleo Nutrition. He’s in great shape, and is just as informative as he is funny.
He also has a fantastic blog, Mark’s Daily Apple which is full of helpful resources for understanding the science behind the diet. One of the big questions I get often is “What do I eat for breakfast?”.To illustrate how helpful Mark’s daily blog can be, Mark took the time to answer this question in depth on his website (and in his book):
Intrigued? If so, check out Mark’s “About” page which completely summarizes the content on his website. There’s some good stuff here – all well-organized and easy to find!
My brother-in-law recently sent me a link to “Fooducate” – a new iphone app created by “a team of parents, dietitians, and techies”. You use “Fooducate” while shopping…
Thankfully, Naturally Engineered did the research for us and has combined several Paleo Thanksgiving resources in one post!
In a follow-up to my “Got Leaky Gut?” article, I found an interesting link posted on Robb Wolf’s Paleo Solutions blog this morning. Via video Robb and his…
Came across this fun and informative Paleo Diet article posted on Nerd Fitness. I had to have the “fat is not bad” conversation with LA yesterday as she…