May 15, 2013 at 1:30am • 56 minutes
In this episode, we start off with some comedy from John Pinette, and then we are motivated by some of our healthy elders. First, Fit Old Dudes Rock — complete with life tips from Jack LaLanne. Then, 105-year old Pearl, tells us her secret to longevity. We discuss Consumer Reports recent examination of store-bought turkey. Finally, we explore the idea of conventional wisdom in non-health related areas of our lives. After the Bell, it's 2013's TED Prize Winner.
April 30, 2013 at 2:00am • 1 hour 4 minutes
In this week's show: we welcome Primal Pacs as a new sponsor, enjoy the comedy of John Pinette, debunk the Paleo debunking, dissect the latest meat scare, talk a bit about Paleo on The Dr. Oz Show, meet a girl who eats nothing but ramen noodles, and we consider the idea that diets are not lifestyles. After the Bell, we hear a mainstream view of gluten followed by a far-from-mainstream look at money as explained by Alan Watts.
April 5, 2013 at 2:00am • 1 hour 15 minutes
In today’s show, processed food is the theme. Eye-opening stories cover the intriguing cereal industry, why the dairy industry would like to change the definition of milk, and you’ll hear a major processed food industry organization try to convince you that all food is processed. The Reader Roundup segment includes a story about a man who has decided to stop eating real food, in favor of powders. And in the After the Bell segment, you’ll hear an excellent TED talk along with a discussion about Evolutionary Psychology.
March 5, 2013 at 1:00am • 57 minutes
In today's show, you'll enjoy a bit of beautiful sound from Sweet Stem Farms. We'll talk about the new book Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us. Then, Dr. Oz calls it his most important show ever about cholesterol...see what he and his guests have to say. We'll also talk about carbohydrates, fat, and Coca-Cola. After the Bell it's Allan Savory and Dr. Timothy Leary.
January 29, 2013 at 1:00am • 1 hour 22 minutes
In today's show, I announce my new blog: Humans Are Not Broken. You'll hear some candid heart-to-heart from me regarding the current state of Paleo and where I see myself headed with regards to future content. Lucy sings. Coca Cola acknowledges the problem of obesity in America, and they tell us that only a fool would believe Vitaminwater is healthy. You'll get to ask yourself whether you're getting too good at Paleo. And you'll hear perhaps the most inspiring TEDx Talk you've heard so far this year, from a 93-year old weightlifter.
December 6, 2012 at 9:00am • 1 hour 4 minutes
On this episode of Latest in Paleo, I thoroughly enjoy talking with Paul Jaminet of PerfectHealthDiet.com. After the intro, I try my hand at a little storytelling, and then dive into the interview. Paul and I discuss:
- the principles of the Perfect Health Diet
- how it differs from other flavors of Paleo
- the weight-loss version of the PHD
- the causes of obesity
- ideal carbohydrate intake
- combining fructose and omega 6s
- when a ketogenic approach is right
- why "gourmet" foods are best
- disease avoidance
- circadian rhythms
- what's new in the new edition of PHD
- ...and much more!
October 25, 2012 at 9:00am • 1 hour 17 minutes
Great to be back! I had a lot of fun with this episode, and in it you'll hear me express some skepticism about some of the people and products entering the Paleo scene as it gets larger. Topics covered include: Frankensteer, how fast food is designed to keep you hungry, cattle being fed candy, doctors prescribing drugs to healthy kids, Kennewick Man. Also, recommendations to a friend with bowel issues. We talk about fake gurus in the Moment of Paleo. In the After the Bell segment, we'll hear about the weight epidemic and what doctors don't always know about the drugs they prescribe.
August 15, 2012 at 9:00am • 1 hour 41 minutes
We cover a lot of ground this week. Everything from drug advertisements, to food myths about calories and beef. We talk about diet soda makes people fat, and the favorite foods of U.S. presidents. In the Paleo Land segment we talk with my daughter, Ayla, about 2 of her Paleo books: Paleo Pals & Eat Like a Dinosaur. After the Bell, we have an excellent clip featuring Gary Taubes and another featuring a family of 11 who lived in a small RV, having dropped out of 'normal' society.
August 7, 2012 at 2:00am • 56 minutes
This week we talk about nutrition, fermented foods, calories, almonds, supplements, and much more with Diane Sanfilippo of the Balanced Bites blog and podcast. Diane is releasing a new book called "Practical Paleo: A Customized Approach to Health and a Whole Foods Lifestyle."
July 2, 2012 at 2:00am • 1 hour 8 minutes
In the news, we hear wheat farmers react to Bill O'Reilly's suggestion that the United States government sponsor a "Beware of Wheat" public service announcement. New York City's health panel considers banning large sodas...and more. We discuss what the meat industry is feed cattle. Where does your Vitamin C come from? There was 'anti-freeze' in some cereals when they were pulled from the shelves. What does it mean when a product claims that it is 'natural' on its label? We talk about how Americans are spending their grocery dollars and whether the Paleo Diet could be the answer for the future. Finally, a new study looks at mental illness and vegetarianism. In Paleo Land, Marks Daily Apple tells us how we can potentially answer questions about the primal or Paleo approach. The Moment of Paleo is about The Race to the Bottom, as it relates to food. There are two After the Bell segments this week.