Heart of Hardiness

May 23, 2017

A Tsimane family. The Tsimane, natives of the Bolivian Amazon, boast the best heart health of any people group worldwide.

KSFR's Ellen Berkovitch spoke to Paul Hooper, an evolutionary anthropologist at Santa Fe Institute. Dr. Hooper just concluded a 15-year project studying the indigenous Tsimane people of Bolivia, who have the healthiest hearts on the planet.