Better Health Through Nordic Foodways
Eating ancestrally and historically is popular amongst both mainstream nutritionists and in fad diets – from the Mediterranean diet to the Paleo Diet. The most recent scientific research from the massive “Diogenes Project” indicates that the Nordic diet provides one of the best regimes for getting and, importantly, staying at a healthy weight.
In this video Heathen Hearth explains the diet and the logic behind it. In addition, easy-to-follow optional food food drawn from pre-Christian Viking Age Europe are presented.
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