This episode's News & Views includes the latest stories and research about America's declining life expectancy data, how optimism may extend life, and the latest archaeological clues about the Paleolithic Diet. The Moment of Paleo segment offers ideas about how to think about longevity in the context of your own health goals. And the After the Bell segment offers more longevity food for thought from Neil deGrasse Tyson and Laura Carstensen.
- Blueberry Soup Recipe
- 2 cups frozen blueberries
- 1/2 small lemon, juice only (zest optional)
- 1/2 tsp grated ginger
- optional: potato starch slurry (1/2 tsp potato starch + 1 tsp water)
- Directions: heat all ingredients in sauce pan except starch; stir occasionally; when warm add starch slurry, if using; continue stirring until hot.
News & Views
- Lowering Life Expectancy
- CDC - Mortality in the United States, 2015
- Scientific American - What's Pushing Down U.S. Life Expectancy?
- Newsy.com - Life Expectancy In The US Has Dropped For The First Time In Decades
- BBC - US life expectancy declines for first time in 20 years
- NPR - Life Expectancy In U.S. Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds
- Optimism & Life Expectancy
- Study - Optimism and Cause-Specific Mortality: A Prospective Cohort Study
- CBS News - How optimism may help you live longer
- Business Insider - Optimistic Women May Live Longer
- WebMD - Optimism Can Help Women Live Longer
- Paleo Veggies
Moment of Paleo
- When Longevity isn't the Goal
After the Bell
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This Week's Music Selections
- Pre-roll & Post-roll - http://ccmixter.org/files/cuajitoben/29148
- Intro - http://ccmixter.org/files/Zapac/26047
- Shinrin Yoku Update - https://soundcloud.com/angelocoppola/playing-with-spirit
- Moment of Paleo - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iW2Ht2fuP2w
- Outro - http://ccmixter.org/files/rocavaco/24638
- After the Bell - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aufuwMiKmE