Categorized Under “ Anthropology”

Ecuadorians are no longer eating this traditional food

In an era of trendy diets and “superfoods” from around the world, it is hard to believe that those foods could be inaccessible or even rejected by the people who live near or grow them. Here is a summary of the complex story of why people in the tropical regions Read more…

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Paleo Fantasy: Next time, try reading the research.

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. Mahatma Gandhi All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. Arthur Schopenhauer Note: apparently these quotes are not attributed to Read more…

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Debunking the Paleo Diet: A Wolf’s Eye View

  Hey folks, Sorry I did not get to this sooner, both for you AND for me. I’ve received a truckload of emails, tweets, and Facebook questions asking for my opinion on the Tedx talk by Prof. Christina Warinner titled “Debunking the Paleo Diet.” My response to many folks has Read more…

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Evidence Based Medicine: Fraud, Double Standards and Ignorance

Ok, as a caveat up front, I am NOT saying there is no credible Evidence Based Medicine (EBM). I am not Anti-Science. I know a few nut-swingers will say this. If you fall into this trap you clearly have poor reading comprehension and your mama dresses you funny. What I Read more…

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Evolutionary Psychology for Kids – Part 1

Hi Everyone, Here’s a great article from our friend Glenn Geher, Ph.D. of State University of New York at New Paltz that we would like to share:   Teaching kids about the importance of evolutionary mismatch in life! by Glenn Geher, Ph.D. Evolution and Human Behavior – Thoughts for 6th Read more…

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Playing with Fire: An Intro to the Ideas of Richard Wrangham

Written by: Sarah Strange An Intro to the Ideas of Richard Wrangham “ Nowadays we need fire wherever we are. Survival manuals tell us that if we are lost in the wild, one of our first actions should be to make a fire. In addition to warmth and light, fire Read more…

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Nutrition Certification and EVoS Program!

Hey folks! Just a quick update. I’ll have more information on the upcoming nutrition certification soon, including pricing, content etc. It looks like we will be CME/CEU accredited right from the launch. More to come on that. For now, I want to let folks know about the upcoming EVoS Summit and Read more…

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What The “Paleo” World Eats: Paleo in Pictures

Back in April we asked you to submit pictures of what you and your Paleo families buy and eat in a week including food costs.  This idea was based on the premise of the book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats which looks at the diets and food costs of families Read more…

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Primitive Instinct DVD: Volume 1

Hey everyone! I wanted to let the hunting enthusiasts out there know that my good friend, Billy Berger has released an amazing project that has been over 4 years in the making, Primitive Instinct. Billy is a primitive skills expert and has been learning and honing his craft since he was a kid. If you recall, Billy was Read more…

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Darwinian Medicine Talk: SUNY New Paltz!

Howdy! Just wanted to share a link for the talk I did recently at SUNY New Paltz. I had a little problem getting Silverlight to work on Chrome, so if that’s how you roll you might need to use Safari or a supported browser. So, I’ve got to say this was not Read more…

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