March 3rd, 2015 | 1 hr 42 mins
addictive foods, biomimicry, cooking, diabetes, janine benyus, labeling, longevity, rewilding, sauna, sunshine
On this episode: the most and least addictive foods; the "ingredients" that don't make it onto the label; sauna bathing increases lifespan for men; time in the sun prevents diabetes. Also, we touch on some rewilding. There's a Moment of Paleo segment about simplicity in food. After the Bell features an excellent TED Talk about Biomimicry.
October 15th, 2014 | 1 hr 30 mins
animism, artificial sweeteners, cooking, dan gilbert, gut bacteria, happiness, mark bittman, microbiome, paleo diet, rewilding
On today's show we have a rewilding update; we discuss recent media coverage of the Paleo lifestyle (pro and con); a study indicates that artificial sweeteners can disrupt the microbiome and lead to metabolic disorders; we cover Mark Bittman's thoughts on home cooking; and also an interesting idea about how fire has made us who we are...and it's not just cooking. The Moment of Paleo segment is titled Animism and Generalities. And After the Bell, it's a TED talk called The Surprising Science of Happiness.
December 24th, 2013 | 1 hr 27 mins
alan watts, cereal killers, cooking, culture, fat, ivan oransky, nutrition, over-medicalized, richard wrangham, sleep
On today's show: A couple of movie recommendations. Why do we sleep? Are we "over-medicalized? How has human nutrition evolved? What is the role of cooking in human evolution? Moment of Paleo: Why must we reevaluate and reinvent? After the Bell: Current Human Culture.
October 14th, 2013 | 1 hr 12 mins
athletes, baby food, cooking, doritos, fat burning, gmo, grass-fed beef, hunter-gatherers, jared diamond, junk food, salmonella, science, waiting, walking
On this week's show: Learn cooking science for free; preview of a GMO debate; baby food found to lack nutrients; deconstructing Doritos; athletes sponsoring junk food and buying grassfed beef; the salmonella outbreak; and why walking burns fat. In the Moment of Paleo segment: Waiting is. After the Bell: a mom talks about feeding her baby naturally and Jared Diamond talks about aging in Western civilization versus Hunter-gatherer civilizations.