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Kurt G Harris MD

The PÄ?Nu approach to paleolithic nutrition is derived from clinical medicine and basic sciences disciplined by knowledge of evolutionary biology and paleoanthropology. The best evidence from multiple disciplines supports eating an animal-based diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates and... Full Bio
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Don Matesz stumped by Tim the Enchanter by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The other day I got an email from a friend in the paleo world with the following quote in it: I'm pretty torn about AHS. It was fun, but I don't see a good future i ... Read on »
2007 Porsche 911 Carrera S for sale by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Don't worry,  I'm not broke. When I was about 10 years old, my dad was stationed in Naples Italy with the US Navy's Armed Forces Courier Service. So we lived in N ... Read on »
Elk hunt details by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Robb Wolf was kind enough to give me some more details of his atlatl elk kill in I, Caveman. I've added the following to the original review: Robb tells me this hunt ... Read on »
I, Caveman by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Can you believe the c-word is even appearing on my blog? I watched the two hour reality show "I, caveman" on the discovery channel tonight. This features our good frie ... Read on »
Jimmy Moore inquires about "safe starches" by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This morning I got an email from Jimmy Moore inquiring what I thought about Paul Jaminet’s ideas about safe starches as espoused on his blog and in his book The Pefect Hea ... Read on »
Stress does not imply hormesis by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating   OC writes in the comments: I was just reading your post on hormesis and plant toxins.  Why would wheat (1 slice of bread once or twice per week) or an ocassion ... Read on »
Statistics Expert Needed by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I am looking for someone to help me with an important statistical modeling experiment I have wanted to do for some time now. This is not garden variety medical study s ... Read on »
Robb Wolf Podcast by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I did this interview with the inimitable Robb Wolf - current Sachem of the paleo world and all-around good guy - just last friday. Warnings may be in order. I told ... Read on »
Archevore Diet Revised by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The all vegan version is now up . Not really. But I did just spend several hours doing a needed update. I think this is about version 3.0 since the original back- ... Read on »
Sorry for the Blackout! Archevore is back now... by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I had simply not checked in for a while. Apparently the credit card info I had on file with squarespace had a numerical error in it.  So as with a ruthless utility company ... Read on »
Smoking Candy Cigarettes - revised version on PT by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating please click through HERE to read the revised, more general version of this essay and help support this blog. Read on »
Full text RSS feeds back on by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My articles tend to be pretty long, and most new people seem to be subscribing to the twitter feed to keep abreast of new posts. I had changed the RSS feeder to defaul ... Read on »
Is the Archevore really Mellivora capensis ? by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating   "I love Kurt Harris, I love his "give a **" attitude and obvious intelligence, although Robb Wolf is really like-able and ... Read on »
Jousting with the Atlantic by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you're bored and want some entertainment, there is a thread following this article on  Atlantic Online . The article, by Atlantic editor Megan McArdle, concerns ... Read on »
Wild vs Grass vs Grain Fed ruminants by Kurt G Harris MD Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Above is an image of 5 grass fed beef burgers frying in a pan. The yellow liquid collecting is fat (almost green as it is grass fed - th ... Read on »