September 27th, 2016 | 2 hrs 2 mins
blue zones, dan ariely, decision making, gut bacteria, italy, meredith rhodes, microbiome, obesity, roland denzel, stress, wearable fitness trackers, wearables
Meredith Rhodes and Roland Denzel join us to discuss News & Views. Stories include: the effectiveness of wearable fitness and diet trackers, what the gut microbiomes of obese kids tell us, whether stress erases the benefits of a healthy diet, and what we can learn from a new Blue Zone identified in southern Italy. The Moment of Paleo segment throws around ideas about working to get ahead. After the Bell features Dan Ariely, professor of economics, discussing whether we are really in control of our own decisions.
September 9th, 2016 | 2 hrs 17 mins
calories, children, darryl edwards, evolution, glenn whitney, heart disease, kids, motivation, obesity, risk, screens, stephan guyenet, technology
Glenn Whitney and Darryl Edwards join your host, Angelo Coppola, to discuss News & Views. Stories include: how screens act as sedatives for children; the latest trends in obesity in the US; a recent study about Paleo and heart disease; and the evolution of risk in dogs and wolves. The Moment of Paleo segment offers ideas about the folly of seeking chronic motivation. After the Bell features a recent presentation by Stephan Guyenet about the relevance of calorie intake.
July 16th, 2015 | 1 hr 16 mins
artificial colors, artificial flavoring, artificial food, david h. newman, dorito effect, obesity, shinrin yoku, trans fat
Today's show features a report on average American body weight in the 1960's vs. today; The Dorito Effect; big food and artificial flavors & colorings; America's latest trans fat ban; and a Shinrin Yoku update. Plus, we have audiobook and documentary recommendations, a Moment of Paleo (What's Missing?), and an After the Bell Segment (The Truth that Lasts).
May 24th, 2015 | 2 hrs 6 mins
anastasia boulais, ancestral health symposium, ellis emmet, epigenetics, jamie scott, maori, obesity, sustainability, transportation, wellness
On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Anastasia Boulais and Jamie Scott all the way from Christchurch, New Zealand. She’s a medical doctor and he is a workplace wellness consultant—both are founding members of the Ancestral Health Society of New Zealand. We discuss: active transportation, workplace wellness, the Maori, obesity in the West, the present “state of Paleo,” sustainability, epigenetics, the upcoming Ancestral Health Symposium in NZ, and much more. After the Bell, it’s Kiwi Ellis Emmet talking about adventure.
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.
February 14th, 2015 | 1 hr 27 mins
cholesterol, dietary guidelines, inactivity, lard, mark plotkin, obesity, stool transplant, tallow, uncontacted tribes
On this week's show, life in 10,000 B.C., new dietary guidelines for cholesterol, a stool transplant gone wrong, a new study on obesity vs. inactivity. In the Listener Questions segment: is tallow and lard a 'whole food?' In the Moment of Paleo segment: You Can't Do a Single Thing! After the Bell, it's Mark Plotkin on uncontacted tribes of the Amazon.
June 9th, 2014 | 1 hr 4 mins
adam smith, context, diet soda, kalahari, marketing, obesity, plant foods, super foods, thich nhat hanh
On this week’s show: A good look at food marketing, revealing the real "Diet Soda is Better than Water" study, thoughts on Super Foods, perspective on the all-time high obesity epidemic, and we also touch on the importance of plant food. In the Moment of Paleo, it's an exploration into why context matters so much. And, After the Bell, we’ll hear Thich Nhat Hanh. Kalahari hunters, Adam Smith, and living without a refrigerator also come up. Oh, and there's an Easter Egg...
May 5th, 2014 | 1 hr 8 mins
coca-cola, meat, obesity, research, robert sapolsky, stress, values
On this week’s show: What happens when Coca-Cola funds obesity research? Is healthy obesity really a myth? What is second-hand stress? Does eating meat off the bone make kids misbehave? In the Moment of Paleo we discuss valuing life. And in the After the Bell segment, Dr. Robert Sapolsky discusses what makes us human.
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.
March 21st, 2014 | 1 hr 50 mins
antibiotics, cheese, child obesity, jim gaffigan, meat, obesity, prebiotics, probiotics, smoking, tim steele
On this week's information-packed show: an update on prebiotics and probiotics with Tim Steele; Is child obesity really down? Is meat and cheese really as bad as smoking? Are antibiotics making us fat? Plus, a Moment of Paleo and After the Bell.