Ancestral health movement

Ancestral health movement

This movement argues that over long periods of time, evolution adapts species to their environments. It follows that when it comes to human well-being, we should pay attention to how we ate and behaved throughout the vast majority of our evolutionary history.

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Ancestral drives
  • We have evolved to build strong social connections with the community through face-to-face interactions;
  • Our brain requires regular periods of “solitude”;
  • We have a strong drive to see their intentions manifested concretely in the world.
A side effect of our current techno-culture is that it radically diminishes these ancestral drive in our daily lives.

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