In my newest book, The Paleo Answer, I provide an in-depth discussion on coconut oil. It is extremely high in a saturated fat called lauric acid which scientifically is labeled 12:0, meaning that it is a fatty acid that contains 12 carbon atoms and no double bonds. At one time, many scientists and nutritionists thought […]
Below is a recent Q&A with Dr. Cordain:
Dear Dr. Cordain’s email screener:
Apologies again for intruding. I hope you can get Dr. Cordain’s attention for maybe a couple minutes. At his leisure… ha ha
I’ve written to you several times over the past year, generally expressing my excitement and dismay about paleo: excitement for what its done for me, dismay at what others think/say. I went kinda crazy with my email of October 8. Sorry; its hard to contain myself sometimes!!
I’ve now been paleo for exactly one year. I’m a 62 year old plant ecologist, generally healthy…