Ignoring the Importance of Fermented Foods (Inuit Paradox)

In fact, on this definition MOST animals we consider herbivores are actually omnivores when you take into account the vast amounts of insect life they ingest while eating plants. The Inuit belief is that the combination of animal and human blood in one's bloodstream creates a healthy human body and soul. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Included were data taken from Dr.

These penguin parents are weirdly fair.

Whole Health Source: Mortality and Lifespan of the Inuit

McGill-Queen's University Press. I was really positively surprised, when I saw, that Stephan is having almost identical view on how nutrition is influencing on our health as I.

According to Inuit hunters and elders, hunters and seals have an agreement that allows the hunter to capture and feed from the seal if only for the hunger of the hunter's family. This article is higly misleading.

Ignoring the Importance of Fermented Foods (Inuit Paradox) – Justin Owings

They were getting their carbs largely from white flour and sugar, so your hunch is correct. Field physicians in the arctic noted that the Inuit were a remarkably healthy people. I hear your theory about the combination of animal foods and toxins being a problem. Once you shared food with someone, you were in a "lifelong partnership" with them. It would be interesting to know how much refined sugar and flour they consume now as this is the likely culprit I would have thought.

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Whole Health Source: Cancer Among the Inuit

Your story is absurd and has no scientific support. The Eskimo practice of preserving a whole seal or bird carcass under an intact whole skin with a thick layer of blubber also permits some proteins to ferment into carbohydrates. I think as omnivores that have specific genetically encoded enzymes and morphological structures devoted to the breaking down of meat, the natural state of humans is an omnivorous diet.

I'd say that's pretty good for a hunter-gatherer culture living in the arctic without any modern medicine as a side note, the data were collected after they had been exposed to European diseases, thus may have actually underestimated their natural lifespan.

Although specific cancers differed, the overall rate was remarkably similar for all three: Antioxidants are a good example. Nassim Taleb on Experts and Negative Advice. Hopefully, one day it won't seem so counterinuitive sorry, couldn't resist. Since the Dog Sled Cull by the Rcmp in the 60's and the Introduction of the Snowmobile, boat motor, fuel oil heating with most likely the Annex Units where the Oil tank is on the back of the stove emitting fumes in their small homes.

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