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.
October 11th, 2016 | 1 hr 27 mins
eat to live, fat, joel fuhrman, longevity, nutrient density, nuts, protein, seeds, starch, the end of dieting, whole food
Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is our guest on today's show. We talk about fat, protein, longevity, what foods should be eaten daily, why nuts and seeds are important, why he doesn't recommend eating too much starch, and so much more. He's written several best sellers, including Eat to Live and most recently The End of Dieting. He's also appeared on several PBS specials, published research, and was once the number 3 pairs figure skater in the world. He calls his diet Nutritarian, with immense focus on nutrient density from whole foods. He doesn't fit neatly into any of the popular diet camps. This episode is information-dense, as Dr. Fuhrman answers my many questions with great detail. Enjoy the show!
February 22nd, 2016 | 1 hr 46 mins
appetite, brain health, cochrane collaboration, exercise, fiber, gut bacteria, microbiome, pharma, protein, satiety, the overview effect
On this episode of Latest in Paleo, we look at recent research regarding dietary fiber, indicating benefits to health and appetite control. One study suggests the lack of gut microbiome diversity seen in people who don't eat much fiber may be passed down to future generations. And finally, is the fiber hype entering fad territory or is it legit? We also take a look at claims a Cochrane Collaboration co-founder has leveled against the pharmaceutical industry; he says they fit the definition for organized crime. This is really a must-listen segment.
Also this week, we feature a Human Movement Update after the News & Views, and we look at which exercises might be most effective for the brain. The Documentary Recommendation, Moment of Paleo, and After the Bell segments all relate to The Overview Effect; how seeing things from a higher level can drastically change our thinking. Enjoy the show!
July 31st, 2015 | 2 hrs 2 mins
ancestral diet, anti-inflammatories, antinutrients, calorie density, carl sagan, fiber, nutrient density, plant-based diet, protein, richard aiken, salicylic acid, whole foods
On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Richard Aiken, M.D., Ph.D. He is a medical doctor, a practicing psychiatrist, and he holds a doctorate in chemical engineering. His latest book is The New Ancestral Diet. We discuss plant-based, varied, whole-food diets; lifestyle, the evolution of taste and flavor, salicylic acid in the diet, anti-inflammatories, anti-nutrients, fiber, calorie density vs nutrient density, protein in the diet, and much more including Dr. Aiken's restored ca. 1830's cabin. Also enjoy a Moment of Paleo segment along with an After the Bell segment featuring Carl Sagan.
July 9th, 2014 | 1 hr 17 mins
aloneness, christopher columbus, grilling, longevity, meat, native americans, pain, protein, sunshine, weight loss
On today’s show: A grilling tip for healthier meat; a look at research that suggests people prefer pain to being alone with their thoughts; a recent study about how protein may help us lose weight; we talk about findings that suggest people who avoid the sun have higher mortality rates. The topic of the Moment of Paleo is remaining ourselves. And, in the After the Bell segment, we’ll hear an excerpt from the National Geographic documentary, America Before Columbus.
July 18th, 2011 | 1 hr 18 mins
chocolate, coffee, fat, juicing, nora gedgaudas, omega 6, organic, primal body primal mind, protein
This week features guest Nora Gedgaudas, author of Primal Body Primal Mind. Topics include: diet-mind connection, dietary fat, how much protein we should eat, organic versus conventional, omega 6 in the diet, juicing, coffee, chocolate, and much more!