Human brain is unique

The human brain is unique and makes humans special. In particular, to fuel and grow their brains, humans must eat fat, starting with breast milk. read more…

Epigenetics

DNA is not destiny. The way you live has a big effect on how your genes are expressed. Your 20,000 genes turn off and on in response to food and habitat. read more…

Circle of Life

Everything on Earth has its role. Each thing is part of a dynamic that constantly rebalances. We have lost perspective on our place in the circle of life. read more…

Embrace complexity

Machines are complicated but fixable. Humans are not machines. Humans and their habitats are a complex system. Act, observe the patterns, and respond. read more…

Evolutionary Health

It’s important to live consistent with how we evolved. There is a mismatch between our evolutionary heritage and the modern world. read more…

Habitats shape habits

The modern world distorts the habitats we evolved for. Instead of trying to fight our instincts, we should change our habitats to support better habits. read more…

Filter, not find

Overwhelmed with information and choices, modern humans no longer hunt and gather so much as filter. read more…

Joy of Homeostasis

Health is internal and external balance, or homeostasis. Healthy homeostasis allows us to respond to environmental stresses and restore our natural balance. read more…

Deep Concepts: Summary

These key concepts are my deep think on underlying principles. The concepts are grouped in three theme areas. As always, feedback is welcome! read more…

The human animal

Just like other animals, humans need to live in habitat and conditions that better support the way we evolved to live. Eat real food. Move. read more…

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