15th to 17th August, 2013 07:00 am - 07:00 pm

Website: Ancestral Health Symposium


Sheraton Atlanta
165 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta,Georgia 30303
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August 15, 2013, 4:55 pm

The Real Paleo Challenge: How a Fad on the Fringe Can Become a Force for Change


What can be done to transform the ideas and values of the ancestral health community into a human rights revolution that improves the health of all Americans? Although the importance of science cannot be underestimated, perceptions and policies are also shaped by calls for reform that have broad appeal, as demonstrated by the social history of the low-fat agenda that resulted in the US Dietary Guidelines. Understanding the origins of this policy provides lessons in how complex problems of our current system can be framed to convey a sense of urgency and injustice that give momentum to calls for reform.

Hall: Capitol Ballroom North Track: General Type: