Evolving Health

The amount of melanin found within our skin has long been a source of division for humans culturally, but anthropologist Nina Jablonski of Penn State tells the story of how human...

In his new book, Fat Chance, Dr. Robert Lustig argues that “sugar is more toxin than it ever was nutrient.” He writes that sugar is as addictive as cocaine, that it should be...

I remember when I first learned that a rabbit ate its food twice. This curious dietary practice, called coprophagy, is something I’d witnessed as a child raising my own rabbits and...

What I want to ask is this: Why aren’t there more people, beyond scientists and academics, talking about organically grown GMOs? These last few weeks have had me thinking a lot about...

Plants with larger root systems take up minerals more easily. Plants these days. They’re coddled, entitled, fed with a silver spoon. Use of man-made fertilizer and traditional breeding, over the years,...

I get regular requests from people who want to guest post on my blog. Then, I got this unbelievable one yesterday. More unbelievable was that I saw it almost directly after...

A new study suggests most U.S. adults continue to fail to get enough of the mineral through diet and supplementation to meet recommended levels. University of Connecticut and Yale University researchers...

New research is adding insight and linking three theories of aging—one that suggests telomere shortening governs lifespan, and two others that suggest dysfunctional mitochondria or oxidative stress leads to aging. At...

Nina Jablonsky On Sunday morning at #AAASmtg in Washington DC, Nina Jablonski talked to use about human skin pigmentation as an example of natural selection. “Human skin is colorful, it’s mostly naked, it’s...

Note: Vitamin C is fascinating topic and there’s no better way to understand it than through the eyes of my boss, Dr. Rockway. I’m glad I had the pleasure of editing her article...