How Developmental Experiences Shape Our Health – 10 Questions With Chris Kuzawa (PhD)

Earlier this summer I read a book called Evolutionary Medicine and Health: New Perspectives, which was published in 2008 by Oxford University Press. I found it both interesting and enjoyable. It’s definitely one of the best books on Darwinian/evolutionary medicine I’ve read. I didn’t find all of the chapters equally captivating though. One chapter in […]

10 Scientific Papers That Can Transform Your Understanding of Health & Medicine

In 2015 I put up an article here on the site entitled 10 Scientific Papers That Can Transform Your Understanding of Health & Medicine. In that article I listed 10 scientific papers that I believe everyone who’s interested in health and medicine should take the time to read. I thought I’d do the same thing […]

Cooling Inflammation: A Great Blog That Can Help You Improve Your Health

The internet is a minefield. Unless you’re careful about where you place your feet, you may quickly find yourself surrounded by mines in the form of bad diet and lifestyle advice and non-scientific information about health and medicine. These mines will not kill you if you come into contact with them – at least not […]

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 […]

6 Books That Will Change Your Perspective on Health & Medicine

I’m regularly contacted by people who find the emerging field of Darwinian medicine intriguing and fascinating. Many of these individuals aren’t comfortable with just sitting idly by watching the Darwinian medicine train passing them by. They want to get on and be a part of the journey. Some may even hope to become a part […]

Do Gut Bacteria Control Your Appetite? 15 Questions With Dr. Joe Alcock

Did you happen to see the wave of news stories on the microbiome-host appetite connection that recently swept across the internet? You probably did, as it was pretty hard to miss. Articles claiming that the bacteria that dwell deep in our guts affect our eating behavior and dietary preferences were popping up all over the […]

What Are the Root Causes of Modern Illness? 16 Questions With Researcher and Therapist Begoña Ruiz Núñez

Over the years I’ve read countless scientific papers on nutrition, health, and medicine. While I found many of these papers very interesting, only a few left a lasting impression on me. A couple of years back, I came across one such fascinating piece of writing. The paper, entitled Lifestyle and nutritional imbalances associated with Western […]

Do You Want to Become an Expert in Darwinian/Evolutionary Medicine?

Darwinian/evolutionary medicine is a fascinating and emerging discipline. Over the past couple of decades, more and more people, including many scientists and health practitioners, have started to recognize that our current health-care system is bleeding and diseased; a malady has taken hold at its roots. Some of these observant individuals make the case that the […]

Can Worms Cure Disease? 17 Questions With Dr. William Parker

Quite recently I was contacted by Donna Beales, a researcher and proponent of Darwinian medicine. She told me she was looking for like-minded people who would be interested in spearheading projects related to Darwinian/evolutionary medicine and biome reconstitution. Among other things, she was looking for officers for a non-profit organization she was trying to set […]

Learn From the Best: 10 Health/Nutrition Scientists You Should Follow

These days, you don’t have to look far and wide to find information about nutrition, health, and medicine. The internet is filled to the brink with it. If you do a quick Google search you immediately have thousands, if not millions, of articles, e-books, and videos at your fingertips. On the internet, everybody gets a […]

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