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 17, 2013, 10:15 am

Paleo: Necessary But Not Sufficient


Persistent lack of progress by mainstream (non-evolutionary) medicine suggests evolutionary thinking is necessary for progress, but many examples – involving Weston Price, sleep, depression, weight control, omega-3, acne, depression, and fermented foods -- suggest it is far from sufficient. Evolutionary thinking helps solve health problems because it greatly narrows the possibilities worth study but it does not narrow the possibilities far enough (there is too much uncertainty) to by itself produce practical solutions. For example, evolutionary thinking helped me find a new theory of weight control but I had learn more to find a practical way to lose weight.

Hall: Capitol Ballroom Center Track: General Type: