Latest in Paleo 169: Whole in the Wall

Latest in Paleo 169: Whole in the Wall

On this week's show, we discuss some of the latest research and findings in our News & Views segment. Our stories are about how the soda industry plays politics to advance its agenda, whether salt is good or bad in the human diet, and whether calcium supplements pose a heart-health risk. The Moment of Paleo segment offers ideas about how we can think about areas of our lives, by analogy, based on what we know about whole foods vs. processed foods and supplements. In the After the Bell segment a truly thought-provoking talk about how we create ourselves with our thoughts.

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Latest in Paleo 168: Dr. Loren Cordain - The Paleo Diet

Latest in Paleo 168: Dr. Loren Cordain - The Paleo Diet

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 DietThe Paleo Diet for AthletesThe Paleo AnswerThe 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.

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Latest in Paleo 167: Dr. Joel Fuhrman

Latest in Paleo 167: Dr. Joel Fuhrman

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 refers to his diet as Nutritarian, with immense focus on nutrient density from whole foods. He doesn't fit neatly into any of the well-known diet camps. This episode is information-dense, as Dr. Fuhrman answers my many questions with great detail. Enjoy the show!

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Latest in Paleo 166: Fat Genes Skinny Jeans

Latest in Paleo 166: Fat Genes Skinny Jeans

Liam Bowler and Carrie Forrest join us to discuss News & Views. We start with three very interesting stories centering around genetics: anxiety's link to metabolic disorder; the 'fat gene' and weight loss; and the latest research on the 'thrifty gene hypothesis.' The Moment of Paleo segment furthers some of the themes discussed during the news segment and revolves around boxing ourselves into various narratives. After the Bell features Jennifer Douden, one of the inventors of CRISPR, a genome editing tool.

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Latest in Paleo 165: Outsourcing Your Motivation

Latest in Paleo 165: Outsourcing Your Motivation

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.

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Latest in Paleo 164: Sweetening the Research

Latest in Paleo 164: Sweetening the Research

Evelyn Kocur and Meredith Rhodes join me, Angelo Coppola, to discuss News & Views*. Stories include: the sugar industry's influence on research, David Katz on the Paleo Diet, alcohol and exercise, and how daily cannabis use might affect BMI. The Moment of Paleo segment covers trust in the media. After the Bell features Dr. David Agus' new strategy in the war on cancer.

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Latest in Paleo 163: Sedation by iPad

Latest in Paleo 163: Sedation by iPad

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.

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