A self-published phenomenon examining the habits that kept our ancestors disease-free – now with a prescriptive plan for the Human Diet to assist us all live long, vital, healthy lives.
Physician and biochemist Cate Shanahan, MD, examined diets around the globe known to assist people live longer, healthier lives – diets like the Mediterranean, Okinawa, and Blue Zone – and identified the four common nutritional habits, developed over millennia, that unfailingly produce strong, healthy, intelligent children and active, vital elders generation after generation. These four nutritional strategies – fresh food, fermented and sprouted foods, meat cooked on the bone, and organ meats – form the basis of what Dr. Cate calls the Human Diet.
Rooted in her experience as an elite athlete who used traditional foods to cure her own debilitating injuries, and combining her research with the contemporary discoveries in the field of epigenetics, Dr. Cate shows how all calories don’t seem to be created equal; food is information that directs our cellular growth. Our circle of relatives history does not resolve our destiny: What you eat and how you live can alter your DNA in ways that impact your health and the health of your future children.
Deep Nutrition offers a prescriptive plan for how any person can begin eating the Human Diet to:
- Improve mood
- Eliminate cravings and the wish to snack
- Boost fertility and have healthier children
- Sharpen cognition and memory
- Eliminate allergies and disease
- Build stronger bones and joints
- Get younger, smoother skin
Deep Nutrition cuts through lately’s culture of conflicting nutritional ideologies, showing how the habits of our ancestors can assist us lead longer, healthier, more vital lives.