Mismatch Resolution: The Future of Medicine

The human body is an amazing structure. Unlike what some creationists claim, this structure was not created and put here on Earth in its present form by some divine force; rather, it was sculpted by evolutionary forces over billions of years. Over time, its various constituents have changed in form and function as a result […]

Ask Eirik: What Type of Strength Training Program Should I Follow?

I’ve talked a lot about strength training here on the site. This is not by coincidence. Strength training has been one of my main interests for more than a decade. Not only have I done a lot of resistance training myself, but I’ve also set up strength training programs for hundreds of other people and […]

How Darwinian Medicine Can Transform Human Health – An Interview With Iver Mysterud (PhD)

I’ve made the case many times here on the site that a widespread incorporation of evolutionary health principles into our medical system could transform the health of contemporary Homo sapiens. I’m not the only one who holds such a belief. Several other health practitioners and researchers do as well. Today, I’m talking with one such […]

2-Ingredient Sweet Potato Pancakes

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a recipe here on the site. Today, I thought I’d share a “recipe” (it’s so simple that it can barely be called a recipe) for sweet potato pancakes. Sweet potato pancakes are excellent because they are easy to make, nutritious, and tasty. They are particularly great for hard-training […]

Autoimmunity Originates in the Gut

The global prevalence of autoimmune conditions such as type-1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and celiac disease has increased rapidly over the most recent decades. These types of diseases are no longer extremely rare; they are starting to become quite common. Chances are you know at least one person who’s got an immune system that has spun […]

Nothing in Science Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution

I’ve been an avid reader of scientific research for a long time. Over the years I’ve read countless papers on nutrition, health, and medicine. One of the things this process has taught me is that medical science is a very immature and chaotic discipline. There is no conceptual framework in place that supports scientists in […]

6 Exercises That Can Help You Improve Your Posture

Our modern lifestyle, characterized by prolonged sitting and inadequate physical activity, is not kind to our bodies. Lumbar hyperlordosis (“swayback”), thoracic kyphosis (“hunchback”), and other similar musculoskeletal conditions are very common in our society today. Very few contemporary humans have truly great posture. As I pointed out in my recent article entitled The Muscle Imbalance […]

Acne Vulgaris: A Modern Disease With an Ancient Solution

The chronic skin disease acne vulgaris is today so common that it’s by many considered a natural part of human life. The vast majority of people in industrialized societies get acne sometime during their life. Whereas some only get the occasional blemish during their teenage years, others get severe cysts that leave deep, lifelong scars […]

The Fallacy of Personalized Nutrition

Personalized nutrition is a fancy term that’s being thrown around a lot lately. If you go on Google and search around for new diet trends, then chances are you’ll come across articles on this dietary concept. Some of these articles will likely tell you that personalized nutrition will soon be a well-known and dominant concept […]

Is Farmed Salmon Toxic?

Salmon is one of the healthiest foods you can possibly consume, right? Yes, it is. There’s one condition though. The salmon must be wild-caught. Farmed salmon is certainly not among the healthiest foods in existence. Not only does it have a very high omega-6/omega-3 ratio (when compared to wild varieties), but it also contains residues […]

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