We all know that vegetables are good for you, which is something that every single dietary philosophy agrees on. It’s simply not possible to find a truly healthy person who doesn’t consume vegetables regularly. However, did you know that many traditional hunter-gatherer societies ate as many as 100 different species of plants? And this diversity of plant foods is severely lacking in today’s world.
A recent study conducted at the University of Michigan suggest that vitamin D deficiency in childhood may result in behavioral problems during adolescence, including aggressive behavior, anxiety and depressive moods. The study was done on school children in Bogotá, Colombia. Children with deficient blood vitamin D levels were almost twice as likely to develop behavior problems, as opposed to children who had higher levels of vitamin D.
For several years, I have been experimenting with calorie and carbohydrate cycling, meaning specifically timing calories and carbs during a 24-hour period. Recently, I heard about a fascinating and very compelling study that may be useful for you to consider, in which you eat all of your carbohydrates at the end of the day.