But the Tsimane people, a foraging society in the Bolivian Amazon, do not demonstrate the pattern seen in Western and industrialised societies.
The tribe - which resisted the advances of European missionaries in the 17th century - has the healthiest arteries ever seen, according a new study.
In Speculative Fiction, the word "human" can seem out of place in a universe where every other species is named after their homeworld. As a consequence of this, or perhaps just to sound "exotic", alien cultures often come up with their own monikers for Puny Earthlings.
Indeed, the word "Earthling" itself is an example, and it also shows that most of the time, oddly enough, they name humans after our own terms for our planet and its surroundings, rather than whatever Earth or the Sun is named in language.
Thus, we seek to create a family/tribal environment stimulating mutual growth: business, social, creative, intellectual, artistic, charitable or otherwise.