Category Archives: Resources

At last the sugar debate is going mainstream

Here is an excellent interview that explores the history of sugar consumption and its effect on us. Puts the public health hazard on the table. In particular Fructose is highlighted. The discussion is based on the new article in Nature … Continue reading

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Get your child outside!

We are designed to spend a lot of time outside. I am 61. When I was a kid, I was inside only for class or sleeping. Today few kids spend almost any time outside. Why most don’t have enough Vitamin … Continue reading

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The Exercise Myth – Strength and Activity

From Chris Highcock’s wonderful short PDF book which you can buy here. Chris’s book opens with the best context for Fitness and its link to health and how we grow old that I have yet seen. This site has talked … Continue reading

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The Complete Context for the Obesity Epidemic

Dr Eenfeldt at the Ancestral Health Symposium in 2011 – A brilliant over view of what happened to make us so fat in only 27 years and what we can do to turn this around. More on his blog here

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Dr Terry Wahls on how she defeated MS and how we can get our health back

If you only see one video – this would be it for me

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Brilliant new interview with Michael Rose on Aging and Health

Please follow the link here.

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“Cancering” – It’s all about systems not one thing

An exceptional piece that sheds light on the systemic issues related to Cancer. As Michael points out in the 55 is the flaw in how we approach science – reductionism – this video shows how different medicine will be. Dr … Continue reading

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Ancestry Foundation – A great centre of information – Videos from the conference

Earlier this month, the Ancestry Foundation hosted the first of what will be many conferences on Health as seen through the perspective of Evolution. Here is the link to the many excellent videos Here is the link to the slides and here … Continue reading

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So when will you lose your health – Part 4 – How to get it back – Not from medicine

You are reading this post because you believe in a new understanding of how our health works. You know that you can take charge of your health. So why, if you know this to be true, is it so hard … Continue reading

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Bill Maher Speaks the Truth about Health

Sad it takes a comic

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The Great Return – Part 2 – The “Industrial Clearances” and what they mean to us

Are all of us, who are today unemployed or under employed or never to be employed, failures and misfits? I think that most of us think that we are in some way bad people. I think that, even as we … Continue reading

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Trust – Part of our Biology – Dr Jonathan Shay

“The need for trust, Dr. Shay argues, comes from human prehistory. Without claws, wings or other natural weapons, human ancestors survived by watching one another’s backs. As a result, Dr. Shay argues, the need for trust is part of human … Continue reading

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Your Mind and your Health – Part 4 – Why the Tribe – Community – is the best Environment to help us

In this series we have seen how the power of how we think can affect our health for good or bad. How then can we do the hardest thing of all and change how we think about ourselves and so … Continue reading

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Your mind and your health – Part 3 – How do we change deep rooted thoughts/habits?

So how do we change? Is it as simple as knowing what is true? Not for deep change. I can hear you even from here. “But I can’t change my habits” or “Just telling me to think differently is not enough” … Continue reading

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Your Mind and your Health – Part 2 – The Power of Neuroplasticity

This is the conventional picture of the brain – a thing with discrete compartments – a thinking machine. This idea of the brain – which is also how most of us “see” the body and so organize medicine is wrong. … Continue reading

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Your Mind & Your Health – Part 1 – Overcoming bad environments

Most of us understand that if we eat better (whatever better means) and if we are more active, our health will improve. But few of us know that if we use our mind “better” that this too will help us … Continue reading

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How do you get control and power – Riot or take it for yourself?

Lack of power and control and low social status is a major factor in making us ill. So if we cannot change the system, how can we get more power, control and social status? This week we will look at how we might do … Continue reading

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Where can we find answers to the questions raised by Michael Rose? A Hack Community

Finding out how best to live in a way more attuned to our Paleo past is not a well established protocol yet. How do we give up sugar if we are addicted? What is the best form of activity to … Continue reading

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