Latest in Paleo

Latest in Paleo

Latest in Paleo is a weekly podcast that delivers the latest health and fitness news from a unique perspective where scientific evidence intersects with evolutionary clues.

Hosted by Angelo Coppola.



#138: Bigger, Cheaper, Faster

July 16, 2015 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

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).


#137: Jared Stone's Sacred Cow

June 30, 2015 at 11:00PM • 2 hours 5 minutes

On this episode, we are joined by Jared Stone. We discuss his adventure that began with purchasing 420 pounds of beef from a local rancher and ultimately took him through a journey of culinary reward, better health, and mindfulness. Moment of Paleo: Beginner's Mind. After the Bell: Alan Watts on Spontaneity.


#136: Vegan Cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn

June 15, 2015 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 33 minutes

On this episode, we welcome Dr. Joel Kahn to the show. He is a decorated cardiologist and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. Dr. Joel is a proponent of using lifestyle choices to prevent and even reverse heart disease. We discuss diet and dietary fat, heart health, The Daniel Plan, The North Karelia Project, Ancel Keys, commonalities between Paleo and Vegan diets, and much more.


#135: Ancestral Health with Jamie Scott & Anastasia Boulais

May 24, 2015 at 7:00PM • 2 hours 6 minutes

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.


#134: Hunger and Obesity with Stephan Guyenet

May 7, 2015 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 52 minutes

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.


#133: Normal...and Blue Zones

April 20, 2015 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 34 minutes

On this episode: a book & documentary recommendation; promoting brain health; illegally thin runway models; Blue Zones; and a new look at chronic cardio. Plus, a Listener Letter about “the dieting mind;” and an After the Bell segment featuring David Epstein.


#132: Tribal Ties

March 30, 2015 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

On this episode: a Paleo book is recalled because of potentially dangerous recipes; Dr. Dean Ornish slams high animal protein diets in a NY Times Op-Ed; the alarming rate of new cases of myopia; from vacant lots to Shinrin Yoku. Plus, Plant Paleo, comedy from Dave Hemstad, sustainable sushi, a Moment of Paleo about tribal ties, trust, and loyalty; and David Suzuki After the Bell.


#131: The Hidden Label

March 3, 2015 at 5:15PM • 1 hour 42 minutes

On this episode: the most and least addictive foods; the "ingredients" that don't make it onto the label; sauna bathing increases lifespan for men; time in the sun prevents diabetes. Also, we touch on some rewilding. There's a Moment of Paleo segment about simplicity in food. After the Bell features an excellent TED Talk about Biomimicry.


#130: Just One Thing...

February 14, 2015 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 27 minutes

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.


#129: Heart Healthy Paleo

January 30, 2015 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 31 minutes

On this episode: Fair food in Australia & via Michael Pollan; a Heart Healthy Paleo Diet study, plus more Paleo Diet in the news; why standing may not necessarily be the solution to too much sitting. In the Listener Mail segment: why I’m trying to get fats from whole foods only; whether I’m concerned about vitamin B12 & K2 levels; and tips on how to get kids to eat healthy. We discuss the role of willpower in the Moment of Paleo. After the Bell, it’s David McRaney explaining how we miss what’s missing.