Tag: Brain Food

Meat the Brain that Became Sapiens

Meat the Brain that Became Sapiens

As we continue on our journey through Part I of “Your Brain on Meat” in the Brain Food Series, we “meat” the brain that became sapiens. Thanks to six years of Latin training, I can tell you that “sapiens” means wise. And while years of study to learn a “dead language” may not seem wise, to…

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The Brain-Body Paradox

The Brain-Body Paradox

As we continue on our journey through Part I of “Your Brain on Meat” in the Brain Food Series, we run into a paradox – The Brain-Body Paradox. In the last section we saw how the brain expanded from the modest beginnings of our hominid ancestors to its enormous size which (as we’ll see in…

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Your Brain on Meat

Your Brain on Meat

I think the best place to begin this series on Brain Food is the beginning – a look at the backdrop of the human brain. So let’s rewind the clock and see how the brain changed from that of our early ancestors to the modern Homo Sapien brain. This is the journey of your brain…

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Brain Food

Brain Food

For two decades I’ve obsessed over “body food” – the food that builds muscle, the diet that melts fat, and the fuel that optimizes performance. But in the last few years I’ve started digging into another component. I wanted to discover how to build my brain like I built my body. This led to the…

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