Primal Body Primal Mind - Paleo 101
Nora is a clinical neuro-therapist and nutritional therapist out of portland Oregon. She’s also the author of primal body, primal mind - In the book, Nora examines the healthy lives of our pre-agricultural Paleolithic ancestors and the marked decline in health and the increase in birth defects, malnutrition, and disease following the implementation of the agricultural lifestyle.
In this episode, Nora introduces us to the concepts behind Paleo living and how we can apply them in our life to achieve health and wellness.
Inspirational or Motivational Quote:
"No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it." - Albert Einsten
1:14 - Nora's background Paleo before Paleo existed
3:00 - Nora's inspirational quote
4:43 - Primal Body Primal Mind - What was the motivation/inspiration - A powerful story of childhood ADD and a miraculous 1 week turnaround to wellness
9:55 - "Anybody can give anything up for two weeks" C.A.M.E.L - You don't know unless you try.
13:08 - Paleo 099 - an introduction to Paleo
18:45 - Just because our Ancestors did something, doesn't mean that we should do it now
22:30 - The science behind determining what our ancestors ate
25:30 - Nora's response to the often cited statistic of a shorter average lifespan
31:08 - In 1910, heart disease was unknown to physicians
35:30 - What has changed in the last 40-50 years that has caused so much chronic disease?
43:36 - It's about being the best you for as long as you can
45:00 - Avoid these at all costs
49:00 - What Nora would do if she were 100 pounds heavier
What Would Spike Do?
It is widely accepted that there are two causes to the extinction of wooly mammoths. The first is climate change and the second is over hunting. The real cause....that's when spike decided to go paleo.