The Grand Illusion

Episode 40 · November 15th, 2011 · 1 hr 13 mins

About this Episode

This week, host Angelo Coppola covers stories that include: kids being tested for high cholesterol, impact of obesity, NPR blogger slams Paleo, Dr. Oz's Prehistoric Diet plan, the Iceman's bad teeth, addictive foods, fruit and weight gain, honey that's not honey + a new Moment of Paleo and Matt Ridley After the Bell.

INTRO
Wise Traditions Conference November 11 - 14 in Dallas
http://www.westonaprice.org/2011-conference/2011-conference
Jon Stewart - Hot Dogs
http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-november-3-2011/death-from-a-bun

NEWS
Test All Kids for High Cholesterol - MSNBC
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032619/vp/45262889#45262889
The Impact of Obesity - NPR (Thanks, Tom)
http://www.npr.org/2011/10/27/141760591/workplaces-feel-the-impact-of-obesity
The Paleo Diet Not the Way to a Healthy Future - NPR
http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2011/10/27/141666659/the-paleo-diet-not-the-way-to-a-healthy-future?sc=fb&cc=fp
Prehistoric Diet Plan - Dr. Oz
http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/prehistoric-diet-plan (Thanks, Tawana)
Adherents to Paleo Diet Find Weight loss Success
http://www.austin360.com/food-drink/dining-at-home/1956973.html
Oetzi the Iceman and His Bad Teeth - Discovery News
http://news.discovery.com/history/oetzi-iceman-bad-teeth-110615.html (Thanks, Glenn)
Fatty Foods as Addictive as Cocaine - Bloomberg
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-02/fatty-foods-addictive-as-cocaine-in-growing-body-of-science.html (Thanks, Glenn)
Our Ancestors Ate a Low-Carb Diet - Dr. Briffa - The Epoch Times
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/content/view/63418 (Thanks, Mike)
Fruit Blamed for Weight Gain (Thanks, Kevin)
http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/wellbeing/5920122/Fruit-blamed-for-weight-gain
Honey isn’t Honey - Food Safety News
http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2011/11/tests-show-most-store-honey-isnt-honey/

MOMENT OF PALEO
The Anti-establishment Diet

AFTER THE BELL
Matt Ridley - TED - When Ideas Have Sex
http://www.ted.com/talks/matt_ridley_when_ideas_have_sex.html