Hunter‐gatherers as models in public health

@article{Pontzer2018HuntergatherersAM,
  title={Hunter‐gatherers as models in public health},
  author={Herman Pontzer and Boreham Wood and David A. Raichlen},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  year={2018},
  volume={19},
  pages={24 - 35}
}
Hunter-gatherer populations are remarkable for their excellent metabolic and cardiovascular health and thus are often used as models in public health, in an effort to understand the root, evolutionary causes of non-communicable diseases. [] Key Method We supplement these analyses with new data from the Hadza, a hunter-gatherer population in northern Tanzania. Longevity among small-scale populations approaches that of industrialized populations, and metabolic and cardiovascular disease are rare. Obesity…
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