Nora Gedgaudas, a widely recognized expert on what is popularly referred to as the "Paleo diet" is the author of the best-selling book, Primal Body, Primal Mind: Beyond the Paleo Diet for Total Health and A Longer Life. She is also the author of the newly released book: Rethinking Fatigue: What Your Adrenals Are Really Telling You and What You Can Do About It. She is also an experienced nutritional consultant, speaker and educator. She maintains a private practice in Portland, Oregon as both a Board-Certified nutritional consultant and a Board-Certified clinical Neurofeedback Specialist. Throughout this interview, we’ll discuss the Paleo diet and lifestyle of our ancestors. Nora speaks about the diseases of modern civilization that arrived once we adopted agriculture. She’ll talk about the changes in the human body that have occurred since the grain diet and she elaborates on the damaging effects of eating grain. We’ll also discuss the food and IQ connection and why the right kind of fat is essential for a healthy brain. Later, she discusses the brain/stress connection and the importance of a healthy nervous system. In the second hour, we’ll discuss the major issues with the low-fat trend and a vegetarian diet. She’ll address issues like hormone balance, blood sugar, ph, cravings and taking supplements. Later, we discuss “nose to tail” eating and Nora gives us some tips on what to eat, where to find recipes and how to cook the Paleo way.