Richard Wrangham on Point of Inquiry

Richard Wrangham is featured on Point of Inquiry podcast. He talks about his work with wild chimpanzees and extrapolating observations from his study onto human evolution. His ideas are outlined in his book: Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human

Check out his interview in the Point of Inquiry podcast here: Richard Wrangham – Rediscovering . . . → Read More: Richard Wrangham on Point of Inquiry

Gluten and Weight Loss

Gluten free is a big fad right now that I’ll probably attempt to unpack later. For now this article caught my eye that reports people are looking to gluten-free as a weight-loss strategy.

Giving Up Gluten to Lose Weight? Not So Fast – WSJ.com.

This is news to me but I suspected it might . . . → Read More: Gluten and Weight Loss

Apes Became Human

Supposedly there are many different reasons that Rawfoodists give for following a rawfood diet. While I think many just look to be skinny I think even further down at the core of Rawfood philosophy there lies an appeal to nature. When Rawfoodists say “No other animal cooks their food!” I respond: “Exactly”. It could very . . . → Read More: Apes Became Human