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The Paleo Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eat&hellip by Loren Cordain
3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
I'm very interested in natural nutrition, but I was a bit disappointed with this book. There are so many "musts" in it. It's not true that everything invented after the stone age is not healthy for us. I live in Sweden and we drink lots of milk and digest it well. Some low fat milk promotes a good health, I think. The author also says "Absolutely no peanuts". Well, I read in the paper today that a substance found in grapes, peanuts and other vegetables is likely to extend your life span and slow down aging. And in Asia they do well on eating lots of soy bean products.
How old did they get back then? I've heard they had an average life span of 40 years. Was that only… Read more
The Dog Listener: A Noted Expert Tells You How to &hellip by Jan Fennell
This is an updated review. I've read the book a couple of more times and I'm now a bit more positive to the book than before, so I give it one more star now (starting with only two) stars. There aren't many dog training books that try to teach you how to become alpha in such a calm way, you got to give the author credit for that.
The general idea is good: leadership without hurting or scaring the dog. Jan's methods are positive. Much of them work because of the laws of operant conditioning: Reward what you want, ignore what you don't want. The problem is that Jan has a few rather crazy explanations why her methods work - or, rather, work eventually, as it sometimes seems to take weeks… Read more