I believe strongly in experimentation and observation, and I can live with evolutionary theories being used to check on which experiments are worth trying.
at the last Ancestral Health Symposium, a ded Will Lassek made exactly that argument: that certain easy-to-notice things evolved because they made childbirth less risky. His answers to these puzzles were quite different than the usual answers.
Comments like this from one poster (on page 51) make me think its Gaydar gratis a similar phenomenon affecting sleep: “When I’m at college, my sleeping pattern is
Another hot-flash sufferer weighing in; I have exactly the same issue that Nancy reported – an increase in body temperature sometime during the night that wakes me up (thinking it’s morning, sometimes at pm) in order to have a hot flash.
I tried the honey last night for the first time – just 1 tsp. I’ve been eating very low-carb lately, so no sugar throughout the day at all. I had a hard time getting to sleep initially, and I did wake up for a hot flash at 2 am, and at first, I didn’t think it was working.
However, when I woke up for the day (unfortunately, about an hour earlier than I wanted to – probably a hangover from the time change this past weekend), I felt an incredible sense of well-being. Normally, I wake up with aching hip joints and feeling pretty ugh, but not this morning. My sense is that the sleep was “richer” – I can’t describe what was different, but it seemed different in quality from my normal sleep in the way that heavy cream is different from skim milk.
So a few years ago i stumbled on this thread on the Crossfit Forum. Guys/Girls who were normally strict about their diet found that eating ice cream before bed was causing them to lose weight.