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Tuesday 31 January 2017

Thesis of Leo Pruimboom: The lifestyle of hunter-gatherers calms the immune system

Mimicking a hunter-gatherer lifestyle has a beneficial effect on health. This is the conclusion of the thesis of Leo Pruimboom PhD, psycho-neuro-immunologist and also the founder of clinical psycho-neuro-immunology. He gained his doctorate in this subject on the 30 th of January 2017 at the University Medical Centre in Groningen (UMCG).   A ten-day mimic of a hunter-gatherer lifestyle has a beneficial effect on various health-related parameters. This was proven by Leo Pruimboom...

Monday 23 January 2017

Paleolithic nutrition possibly mainly vegetarian

Recent research does away with the myth that our early ancestors were mainly meat-eating savannah dwellers. In addition to significant amounts of fish, shell-fish and a little bit of meat, we appear to have been herbivores first: we ate at least 55 different plant species, scientists say.   It’s likely that humans evolved in the land-water ecosystem. At the interface of land and water, traditionally living tribes are more often fishermen-gatherers than they are hunters....

Wednesday 7 December 2016

From 2017, Natura Foundation courses will also be offered in Berlin

The added value of clinical PNI, or psychoneuroimmunology, is being recognised by increasing numbers of healthcare professionals, evidenced by the increased demand for the Natura Foundation cPNI courses. That is why, next year, we will also be offering various courses in Berlin! It is increasingly apparent that today’s healthcare needs professionals who look beyond their own discipline. This is the only way in which we can tackle today’s major health issues. But if we want...

Monday 5 December 2016

Blog Leo Pruimboom: prediabetics in soccer players

‘In the world of football, the natural resistance to change is very evident’ Professor in clinical psycho-neuro-immunology Leo Pruimboom notes that in professional football, relatively little ground-breaking research has been published into something as important as the whole person. “Whilst in other sports, there have been numerous ‘discoveries’.   Wherever you go, there are just a few things that everyone does. Everyone in the world eats,...