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Do you follow Darwinian-Medicine.com on Facebook? You should! The blog has always been my main focus – and continues to be so. However, I also try to update the Facebook page on a regular basis. Instead of making a new blog post every time I come across an interesting article or study I want to […]

Evolutionary Mismatches: 6 Videos That Explain Why We Get Sick

I talk a lot about evolutionary mismatches here on Darwinian-Medicine.com – and for good reason. Many, if not most, of the chronic ills that affect contemporary human populations are caused by a mismatch between genes and environment. By combining the evolutionary discordance/mismatch model with other key concepts of Darwinian Medicine (e.g., trade-offs), we get a […]

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

Over the years I’ve read a lot of scientific articles on nutrition, health, and medicine. One of the things this has shown me is that there’s a lot of bad science and poorly performed research studies out there. However, if you look in the right places, you can also find some truly great stuff. In […]

(R)evolutionary Medicine

Conventional medicine has helped us combat many infectious diseases and does a great job of treating acute, life-threatening illnesses and injuries. However, it fails miserable when it comes to preventing and properly treating diabetes, obesity, acne vulgaris, irritable bowel syndrome, heart disease, and many of the other non-infectious, chronic health disorders that plague us in […]

The Hadza – Last of the First

The Agricultural revolution approximately 10.000 years ago triggered profound changes in human living conditions – changes that have accelerated in pace and force over the last couple of centuries. Hunting and gathering, the common human mode of subsistence throughout the Paleolithic, has gradually been left behind, and today, there are few, if any, “pure” hunter-gatherer […]

A Selection of Videos That Can Take Your Knowledge About Evolution, Nutrition, and Health to a New Level

One of my goals with this site is to set the stage so that more people can get the kind of “revelations” that come when you start putting the puzzle of evolutionary medicine and ancestral health together. Perhaps you are interested in expanding your knowledge about evolution, nutrition, and health, but lack the eagerness or […]

The Best Book on Health & Medicine I Have Ever Read

Do you want to take your knowledge about the human body, diet, health, and evolution to a new level? Then you should check out this excellent book by Daniel E. Lieberman, Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. I have read a lot of books on nutrition and health over the years, but none […]

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