JC Deen

JC Deen is one of the best known celebrity chefs in America. He was born in New York City, but now lives in Florida. He started cooking at a young age and after graduating from college he opened up his own restaurant called “The Original” which is located near Miami Beach. His restaurants are very popular among celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, Demi Moore and many others. He is also famous for being a sponsor of various television shows including “Top Chef”. JC Deen’s popularity has grown even further when he was featured in the movie “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” (2013). He is currently working on his third book entitled “Cooking with Kings: My Life in the Culinary Underbelly” which will be published later this year. JC Deen has been married to his wife Janice since 1989. They have two children together.

In the world of nutrition, there are a lot of myths that get repeated over and over again. A new diet pops up every year and many of them come with their own set of lies that make it sound like the best thing ever. The Paleo diet is one such diet.

But do these lies and myths hold up under scientific scrutiny? Do you really need to eat like a caveman to lose weight?

Well, read on as I explore this fascinating topic in detail. In this article, I will focus on the following claims about the paleo diet: 1. our ancestors didn’t eat grains 2. our ancestors weren’t vegetarians 3. our ancestors didn’t have dairy allergies and didn’t suffer from acne 4. our ancestors ate lots of fat to keep warm 5. humans evolved to be able to eat large amounts of meat 6. humans are no longer hunter gatherers 7. humans foraged for food 8. humans ate lots of fruit 9. humans ate no vegetables 10. humans are meant to eat raw food 11. our ancestors ate prey 12. our ancestors ate whatever they hunted 13. our ancestors were not human 14. humans are carnivores 15. cooking food kills all the nutrients 16. humans didn’t cook their food 17. the paleo diet is healthy for you 18. grains are bad for you 19. dairy products are bad for you 20: legumes are bad for you 21. potatoes are bad for you 22. pork is bad for you 23. salt is bad for you 24. seafood is bad for you 25. fruit is bad for you 26. vegetables are bad for you 27. human beings evolved as vegetarians 28. milk causes bones to weaken 29. meat causes muscles to weaken 30. the paleo diet has been proven to be healthy in scientific studies 1. Our ancestors didn’t eat grains Let’s get one thing perfectly clear: our ancestors ate grains. They just didn’t eat wheat and rye the way we know them today. Grains have been a part of the human diet for millenia. When the agricultural revolution came around, and people started farming wheat and rye, our ancestors were already well adapted to eating these grains. There is absolutely no doubt that their diet included grains that just haven’t been invented yet. Grains such as amaranth, quinoa, and spelt are all grain products that are eaten by humans today. There is no evidence that eating such grains would have any negative impact on the human body. In fact, people who eat these “ancient grains” tend to be in much better health than those who eat modern wheat and rye! There is no doubt that our ancestors ate grains for most of their lives. The only time they stopped eating grains was during the ice age, when our ancestors were forced to follow the great herds of animals in search of grazing land.

Sources & references used in this article:

Osteoprotegerin is a receptor for the cytotoxic ligand TRAIL by JG Emery, P McDonnell, MB Burke, KC Deen… – Journal of Biological …, 1998 – ASBMB

Martian fluvial conglomerates at Gale crater by …, T Van Beek, DL Blaney, O Pariser, RG Deen – …, 2013 – science.sciencemag.org

Current status and future prospects of the SNO+ experiment by …, X Dai, C Darrach, B Davis-Purcell, R Deen… – Advances in High …, 2016 – hindawi.com