October 3rd, 2016 | 1 hr 29 mins
anxiety, carrie forrest, crispr, genetics, jennifer douden, latest research, liam bowler, metabolic disorder, narratives, thrifty gene hypothesis, weight loss
Liam Bowler and Carrie Forrest join us to discuss News & Views. We start with three very interesting stories centering around genetics: anxiety's link to metabolic disorder; the 'fat gene' and weight loss; and the latest research on the 'thrifty gene hypothesis.' The Moment of Paleo segment furthers some of the themes discussed during the news segment and revolves around boxing ourselves into various narratives. After the Bell features Jennifer Douden, one of the inventors of CRISPR, a genome editing tool.
September 19th, 2014 | 1 hr 25 mins
alan watts, anxiety, depression, det wars, diet, fruit, hunger-gatherers, longevity, low carb, low fat, paleo diet, vegetables
On today’s show: The Diet Wars — National Geographic’s coverage of hunter-gatherer diets and how they may be unlike The Paleo Diet; Low-carb vs. Low-fat studies; fruit and vegetable intake and longevity; and a study that tells us about a potential treatment for anxiety and depression with no known side-effects. The Moment of Paleo is titled, “Hurray for Our Side!” and the After the Bell segment features Alan Watts.