April 20th, 2015 | 1 hr 34 mins
blue zones, brain health, chronic cardio, david epstein, dieting
On this episode: a book & documentary recommendation; promoting brain health; illegally thin runway models; Blue Zones; and a new look at chronic cardio. Plus, a Listener Letter about “the dieting mind;” and an After the Bell segment featuring David Epstein.
February 25th, 2014 | 1 hr 14 mins
alan watts, charles eisenstein, dieting, george monbiot, man in nature, sacred foods, trust, willpower, yoga of eating
Today's show features writer, philosopher, and author of Yoga of Eating. It includes a new introduction, Moment of Paleo, and After the Bell segment, along with the classic interview with Charles from Episode 76.
January 31st, 2014 | 1 hr 20 mins
avocados, dieting, evidence-based medicine, happiness, mcdonald's, michael pollan, paleo movement, sandra aamodt, supplements, weight loss
On today's show, we discuss the latest research on supplements; the McDonald's Diet; losing weight with avocados; evidence based medicine; Michael Pollan's thoughts on the Paleo Diet; happiness; and what's wrong with dieting. Also, a few trailers for some potential entertainment choices.
July 25th, 2013 | 1 hr 12 mins
alan watts, charles eisenstein, dieting, man in nature, sacred foods, trust, willpower, yoga of eating
Today's guest is Charles Eisenstein. He is the author of Yoga of Eating and several other books. We talk about how to properly use willpower; why diets don't work; sacred foods; why it is essential for us to learn to trust ourselves when it comes to making food choices; how bringing our diets and our food into alignment with our needs can lead to even bigger changes in our lives. After the Bell, Alan Watts continues the discussion by talking about Man in Nature.