Jean was kind enough to lend me this book: “The diet Myth” by Tim Spector and I’ve been reading it avidly the past few days. I found this excerpt interesting:

” The increasing promotion and use of restrictive diets that depend on just a few ingredients will inevitably lead to a further reduction in microbe diversity and eventually to ill health.  Intermittent fasting ( that’s me :)) may be the exception, as short term fasting can stimulate friendly microbes, but this is only as long as the other days contain a diverse diet.  15 000 years ago our ancestors regularly ingested around 150 ingredients in a week. Most people nowadays consume  fewer than twenty separate food items and many if not most are artificially refined.  Most processed food products come depressingly from just 4 main ingredients: corn, soy, wheat and meat. ” Page 19  – Tim Spector

I think i consumed between 75 and 100  different ingredients last week. so not bad, but this made me realize that maybe I should add even more variety.   Here is a little pdf from Tim


30 Wall ball shots, 20/14
30 Sumo deadlift high-pull, 75/55 30 Box jump, 20′′
30 Push press, 75/55
30 calories Row
30 Push-ups
10 Back squat, Body weight

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