April 18th, 2016 | 1 hr 19 mins
david suzuki, junk food, mark bittman, processed food, real food, sugar, ultraprocessed food, whole foods
In this episode's News & Views segment, we cover recent research that reveals ultra-processed foods make up more than 50% of the American diet, while whole foods and minimally processed foods combined make up only 30 percent. We also talk about how sugar plays into the processed-food diet. Then, we consider what happens when animals and plants are raised on "junk food diets." The Moment of Paleo segment is about the real-food movement. Also covered: Canada's 30 x 30 Nature Challenge, a new book recommendation, and Mark Bittman in the After the Bell segment delivering a talk called What's Wrong with What we Eat?
November 12th, 2015 | 1 hr 35 mins
andrew solomon, junk food, longevity, mortality rates, nature, shinrin yoku, sugar, superhuman
In this episode's News & Views, we look at a study that says junk food's not so bad; another study that says sugar is toxic; and a disturbing report that shows mortality rates are on the rise for middle-aged white Americans. In the Shinrin-yoku segment, we look at stats about how much time kids are spending in nature. Our Moment of Paleo is about expectations. After the Bell features writer Andrew Solomon. Plus, a "superhuman" documentary and a book recommendation, too.
August 15th, 2015 | 1 hr 43 mins
coca-cola, junk food, kale, longevity, minimalism, nature, spicy food, supplements, trans fat, vitamin d
On this week's show: Coca-Cola strikes back; junk food in the checkout lane; food manufacturers insist on keeping trans fats; the killer kale scare; spicy foods linked with increased longevity; and more bad news for Vitamin D supplementation. Plus: a documentary recommendation, an audiobook recommendation, growing and raising food at the Coppola home; a Moment of Paleo (Consistent Time in Nature) and an After the Bell (Minimalism) segment, too.
April 13th, 2014 | 1 hr 4 mins
advertising, bacon, carl sagan, cereal, golda poretsky, john pinette, junk food, marketing, obesity, obesity paradox
On this week's show: RIP John Pinette and a word from Carl Sagan. How do marketers lure kids in the cereal aisle? Does junk food or being obese make you lazy? The obesity paradox...is it OK to be fat? Why is bacon getting so expensive? Plus a Moment of Paleo segment and Golda Poretsky 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.
January 18th, 2012 | 56 mins
cholesterol, junk food, language, obesity, paula deen, porn, red wine
This week, host Angelo Coppola covers the following topics:
Junk food company files for bankruptcy, Controversial ads to fight childhood obesity, Paula Deen has diabetes, New Hormone treatment mimics effects of exercise, Red wine researcher lied, Training like a cavemen, Tide is turning on Cholesterol, Moment of Paleo: The Hijacking of Language, After the Bell: Your Brain on Porn
October 11th, 2011 | 1 hr 9 mins
addiction, fat tax, fructose, gmo, jimmy moore, junk food, paul jaminet, safe starch, steve jobs, sugar
This week's topics: Denmark's fat tax, sugar, fructose, junk food cheaper than real food, sugar addiction awareness day, GMO Awareness Week, safe starches with Jimmy Moore and Paul Jaminet, and Steve Jobs After the Bell.
August 24th, 2011 | 50 mins 13 secs
bill clinton, caffeine, cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, junk food, mindless eating, pesticides, sugar, veganism, vibram
This week's topics: a listener's success story, Bill Clinton goes Vegan, cholesterol numbers, sugar & heart disease, Kraft's junk food, mindless eating, caffeine protects against cancer, pesticides cause diabetes, Vibram FiveFinger shoes in the military...