We're a community exploring health from an evolutionary perspective. Hunter-gatherers, lean, fit and healthy, lived free of many of the chronic and degenerative diseases, physical ailments, dental decay and mental disorders modern, civilized humans experience. Anthropological findings provide insights in to the lifestyle of our ancestors that we can incorporate in to our contemporary culture such as: nutrient dense, local and organic foods, traditional meal preparation, intermittent fasting, optimal sleep, sun exposure, slow, strengthening and sprinting movements, play, social connections,  baby wearing, breastfeeding, co-sleeping, natural cleaning and personal care products, time in nature and going barefoot.

Whether you call your nourishing lifestyle and real food approach Paleo, Primal, Weston A. Price, ketogenic, or a customized version of your own, this is a place to connect with like-minded people and find support on your wellness journey. Anyone new to these concepts or just curious what ancestral health is about is welcome!

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Eating, moving and living in evolution-informed ways.

Recent Meetups

  • July 11 · 6:00 PM

    Durga's Paleo Potluck (Kelly Hosting)

    6 Ancestral Health Enthusiasts

    For several years now, Durga Fuller of The Cook Awakening has been holding monthly Paleo potlucks at her southeast Portland home. Each month has a different theme. Plan... Learn more
  • May 16 · 11:00 AM

    Durga's Paleo Potluck

    4 Ancestral Health Enthusiasts

    For several years now, Durga Fuller of The Cook Awakening has been holding monthly Paleo potlucks at her southeast Portland home through the local Weston A. Price... Learn more
  • April 11 · 11:00 AM

    Durga's Paleo Potluck

    8 Ancestral Health Enthusiasts | 5.00

    For several years now, Durga Fuller of The Cook Awakening has been holding monthly Paleo potlucks at her southeast Portland home through the local Weston A. Price... Learn more
  • March 14 · 11:00 AM

    Durga's Paleo Potluck

    14 Ancestral Health Enthusiasts | 5.00

    For several years now, Durga Fuller of The Cook Awakening has been holding monthly Paleo potlucks at her southeast Portland home. Each month has a different theme. Plan... Learn more
  • February 18 · 7:00 PM

    Your Nervous System: Using Mindfulness to Heal Trauma w/ Karin Wagner

    4 Ancestral Health Enthusiasts | 4.00

    Your Nervous System: Using Mindfulness to Heal Trauma with Karin Wagner, Certified Rolfer Learn how your brain is wired to respond to danger, and how overwhelming... Learn more
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