Saturday, January 28, 2012

The Paleo Diet: Take Magnesium for Better Sleep

I've experienced much better sleep since beginning magnesium supplements. In this video, I explore the reasons why, based on Paleo Diet principles, humans may require more magnesium than our foods generally contain. (To the right is the product I personally take daily.)

It all goes back to the fact that our ancestors cooked meat directly on fire for millions of years.

Photographer Nick Riley graciously gave me permission to use one of his photos which illustrates the cooking methods of modern hunter gatherers. Please visit his beautiful website and explore the world through his talent.


  1. Hmmmm, I was considering how much magnesium to take. I eat a low carb, high fat diet, with some but not a huge amount of vegetables, including a small amount of a greens supplement a day.

    Your video made sense. Speculative but quite plausible.

  2. I am wondering what's the difference between cooking the food directly on fire and cooking using ovens and utensils. I'm a bit curious about this Paleo diet.

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