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Early to bed …

Ben Franklin is credited with the quote, “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise”.  Did Ben Franklin know something in the 18th century that we’re having to learn all over again? Another Primal Way?primalways9

I don’t know about the “wealthy” part, but health (physical and mental) is being directly linked by many researchers to the quantity and quality of our sleep.  Adequate sleep is absolutely essential to restoring and maintaining our states of health. To the extent that we can stay healthy, we’ll spend fewer dollars on medical costs and maybe keep a little more wealth as well. Adequate sleep is an inexpensive solution to much of what ails us.

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ARE YOUR BEANS AND BREAD MAKING YOU SICK?

Lectin.  Remember this word.  For your health and well being you need to know about lectin.

Lectin is a family name of a group of proteins found in
both plants and animals. Their roles in life are still being studied, but one role they perform is to recognize and bind up substances that may challenge or compromise the survival of its host.  One member of this protein family, known as phytohemagglutinin, is plant based and is highly concentrated in seeds like beans and grains; many that are common in the human diet. Its purpose is to protect the seeds from microorganisms, pests, insects and other challenges, even digestion. Read more …


Yes, You Really Can Reprogram Your Genes

The popular conception of a gene is “a weird collection of DNA and chromosomes and other stuff that Primal Endurancedetermines whether or not you’re going to get this type of cancer, how long you’ll live, and if you’ll get a coronary bypass at some point in your life.” There’s this idea that genes are immutable, that they represent a sort of cosmic destiny for an individual. But, aside from some heritable traits like eye and hair color or the number of fingers on your hands and feet, genes are actually programmable. Read more …