December 5th, 2016 | 52 mins 14 secs
creativity, exercise, hadza, hunter-gatherers, nature, overthinking, physical activity, stephen hawking
On this week's episode we start with a message from Stephen Hawking. Then, it's News & Views featuring new research about exercise's affects on the brain; details about physical activity levels within the Hadza hunter-gatherer tribe; and how being in nature benefits human beings. The Moment of Paleo segment offers food for thought about overthinking, and After the Bell features a neuroscientist's insights on exercise and creativity. Enjoy the show!
October 18th, 2016 | 1 hr 38 mins
aging, antinutrients, blue zones, calorie restriction, hunter-gatherers, legumes, longevity, loren cordain, oil, paleo diet, plant foods, potatoes, protein, staffan lindberg
Loren Cordain, Ph.D. joins us on today's show. Dr. Cordain is widely regarded as the father of the modern Paleo approach to diet. We discuss everything from whether the diet should be standardized, the high-protein component of Paleo, how data about hunter-gatherer dietary patterns were collected and analyzed, why the Paleo Diet restricts legumes and potatoes, the role of plant foods, anti-nutrients, the consumption of oils, aging and longevity, calorie restriction, the Blue Zones, and much more. He is the author of The Paleo Diet, The Paleo Diet for Athletes, The Paleo Answer, The Real Paleo Diet Cookbook, many other books, and several research papers. Whether or not you've previously heard Cordain speak or lecture, you'll come away from today's show with new information. There is also a Moment of Paleo and a talk by Staffan Lindberg After the Bell.
December 13th, 2015 | 1 hr 11 mins
awa, gut bacteria, hunter-gatherers, indulging, microbiome, portion sizes, robert sapolsky, stress, victorian diet
In the News & Views segment: The Victorian Era Diet; study sheds light on portion sizes; gut bacteria tell us when we’re full. In the Hunter-gatherer segment: the Awa. The Moment of Paleo explores ideas around indulging on holidays. And After the Bell features a talk about making stress work for you. This talk complements the National Geographic documentary recommendation at the beginning of the show featuring Robert Sapolsky. Enjoy the show!
May 7th, 2015 | 1 hr 52 mins
dan buettner, disease, food, history, hunter-gatherers, ideal weight, legumes, longevity, meat, obesity, stephan guyenet, whole health source
On this episode, we are joined by Stephan Guyenet. He is a former obesity researcher who holds a Ph.D. in neurobiology as well as a degree in biochemistry. He is the host of the popular blog, Whole Health Source. We talk about hunter-gatherer populations, the history of food and disease in America, whether legumes are Paleo, how much meat should be in our diets, and also the Ideal Weight Program that he helped to create. After the Bell it's Dan Buettner on Living to 100.
October 26th, 2014 | 1 hr 29 mins
aging, babies, dr. oz, green coffee, hunter-gatherers, longevity, michael pollan, self-sufficiency, sleep, soda, teenagers
This week’s news stories: Soda linked to rapid aging; Green coffee study made famous by Dr. Oz has been retracted; we’ll talk about sleep for teenagers, camping, and hunter-gatherers; a new study suggests hunter-gatherers were smarter than we previously thought. Also: self-sufficiency, Babies, what we might learn from one airline disaster, and Michael Pollan After the Bell.
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.