Carnivore Diet: Meat and Its Environmental Impacts

by Julian Dollente, RN, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH When did humans start eating meat? There was a time in our history when grazing animals were more abundant than digestible plant foods. And because humans adapt to their environment, our human ancestors — known as hominids — were most likely scavenging the remains … Continue reading Carnivore Diet: Meat and Its Environmental Impacts

We are Social Creatures: the Health Impacts of Relationships

by Sydney Bright, MS and Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH A timeless truth is that human beings are social creatures. Our understanding of ancient civilizations and pre-agricultural societies contextualize human life as tribal and community-based. Of course, it is not difficult to observe the importance of social life and the social structures that … Continue reading We are Social Creatures: the Health Impacts of Relationships

The Obesity and Malnutrition Paradox: Why A Country Can Have Both Health Problems?

by Julian Martin Dollente, RN Fact-checked and Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH THE PHILIPPINES, as a developing country, suffers from unemployment and the poor education of its citizens. Poverty is the fundamental cause of malnutrition. In 2018, an estimated 16.6 % of Filipinos, approximately 17.6 million people, lived below the poverty threshold. According … Continue reading The Obesity and Malnutrition Paradox: Why A Country Can Have Both Health Problems?

Water is life-giving. Why Water Access is a Threatened Human Right

Access to safe water is a basic human right, and it must be vigorously defended.

Fractal Patterns: Forging a New Health Paradigm

"Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line." Benoit Mandelbrot