Isn’t that a really fascinating mechanism? All along I was thinking of fiber more from just an energy density perspective (as in my video Eating More to Weigh Less), but the appetite-suppressing hormones are a whole new frontier. That underscores the urgency of the fact that 96% of Americans don’t even reach the recommended minimum intake of fiber (see my video Do Vegetarians Get Enough Protein?)
Other paleo videos include:
- Paleo Diets May Negate Benefits of Exercise
- Paleolithic Lessons
- The Problem With the Paleo Diet Argument
- Lose Two Pounds in One Sitting: Taking the Mioscenic Route
- What’s the “Natural” Human Diet?
- Paleo Diet Studies Show Benefits
For bowel function in the modern age, see, for example, How Many Bowel Movements Should You Have Every Day? and Should You Sit, Squat, or Lean During a Bowel Movement?
My latest on fiber:
- Diverticulosis: When Our Most Common Gut Disorder Hardly Existed
- The Five to One Fiber Rule
- Is the Fiber Theory Wrong?
And my latest on what your gut bacteria can do for you:
- Microbiome: The Inside Story
- Prebiotics: Tending Our Inner Garden
- What’s Your Gut Microbiome Enterotype?
- How to Change Your Enterotype
- How to Develop a Healthy Gut Ecosystem
- How Our Gut Bacteria Can Use Eggs to Accelerate Cancer
- Microbiome: We Are What They Eat
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