In most countries civilization has brought enough food that we are not a situation of caloric deficit, like our ancestors were for the most part. When they hunted an animal they had food in high quantity for a while, then until the next capture, they would have to skip the proteins. This lifestyle meant two things. We evolved from intermittent fasting: times of eating at will, times of eating much less. Also food came directly from nature. It was not processed.
Now compare to today’s common lifestyle: processed foods available and affordable to all, taken in regular basis, on a constant basis. For fitness, eating what you want can represent many things. But how many times do we tell ourselves we’ll eat a certain way and end up picking something different instead? Can we get to eat what we want? In this post we take the example of seeds and nuts. [Read more…]