Evolving Health

Natural selection granted us large brains. The evolutionary cost is having to feed them. The human brain’s high-energy demands led to development of a strong preference for fat. We consume more...

Anyone who is keenly interested in having a better understanding of why we eat what we eat as human beings should take an hour or so to watch this introductory talk given...

A while back I wrote a review of Queen of Fats: Why Omega-3s Were Removed from the Western Diet and What We Can Do about Them. Susan Allport’s book goes into the history...

Purpose of study: Observe how plasma n-3 fatty acids affect risk of cognitive decline in older adults. Research methodology: Prospective human observational cohort study Description: Beydoun et al (1) analyzed plasma...