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.


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#118: Rewilding Without Matches

August 21, 2014 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

On this week's show, we feature a conversation with guest, Claire Dunn. She is the author of "My Year Without Matches," which she wrote after spending a year living simply in an Australian forest. She tells us about the experience and how it has affected her. Plus, you'll hear wise words from an indigenous Kalahari leader and also from George Monbiot who talks about rewilding our world.


#117: Jimmy Moore On Ketosis

August 11, 2014 at 3:00AM • 1 hour 41 minutes

On this episode of Latest in Paleo, Jimmy Moore and I discuss the ketogenic diet described in his new book, Keto Clarity, co-authored with Dr. Eric Westman. Jimmy tells the story of his public testimony regarding the American Dietary Guidelines, and he addresses some of my reservations regarding long-term ketosis. The After the Bell segment features Dr. Stephen Phinney.


#116: Free the Radicals

July 31, 2014 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 25 minutes

On this week's show we talk about some very important information about antioxidants and supplementation along with some interesting news about exercise and endurance fitness. Lots of conventional assumptions are challenged. In the Moment of Paleo, we throw around some ideas about stories and narratives. And After the Bell, there are 2 segments: a cardiologist on endurance training + several doctors talk about the benefits of walking.


#115: Mas Loco

July 21, 2014 at 10:00PM • 1 hour 6 minutes

On today's show, we start off with a trailer to a pretty cool looking food documentary; we talk about further 'advances' in the artificial food industry...this time, it's man-made cow's milk; Taco Bell is jumping on the protein bandwagon and being associated with the Paleo diet; we discuss the connection between food and stress; and finally, we take a look at the latest findings regarding youth fitness levels. The Moment of Paleo segment is called 'Stressing Over Food'; and it's Alan Watts After the Bell.


#114: Just Shocking

July 9, 2014 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 17 minutes

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.


#113: Fat's Back

June 24, 2014 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 26 minutes

On this week's show, I have an excellent documentary recommendation; we discuss the TIME Magazine article about dietary fat (and point out the elephant in the room that they virtually ignore); we talk about Dr. Oz's appearance before Congress and their idea of creating a Master Brand List to help with weight loss; Michelle Obama says her Ivy League education did not prepare her to make food choices for her children, and I suggest why that is irrelevant; then, we discuss a new study about the benefits of a 72-hour fast; also, we cover a story about how exercise might improve the condition of our gut microbiomes. In the Moment of Paleo we discuss the Possible and the Impossible. And, After the Bell, we'll hear a presentation about why we should preserve the indigenous populations around the world.


#112: Presence

June 9, 2014 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 4 minutes

On this week’s show: A good look at food marketing, revealing the real "Diet Soda is Better than Water" study, thoughts on Super Foods, perspective on the all-time high obesity epidemic, and we also touch on the importance of plant food. In the Moment of Paleo, it's an exploration into why context matters so much. And, After the Bell, we’ll hear Thich Nhat Hanh. Kalahari hunters, Adam Smith, and living without a refrigerator also come up. Oh, and there's an Easter Egg...


#111: Mystery Solved

May 28, 2014 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

On this week's show: Is gluten sensitivity real? Are Vibrams Fivefingers a scam? Is Bulletproof Coffee bad for you? What's the right amount of exercise? The Moment of Paleo segment is called Mystery Solved. And, After the Bell, it's Terrence McKenna.


#110: Rewilding with Arthur Haines

May 19, 2014 at 6:30PM • 1 hour 30 minutes

Wild food forager and expert, Arthur Haines, joins us this week to talk about wild food, Paleo Myths, and modern versus traditional living.


#109: Siddhartha

May 12, 2014 at 4:00PM • 26 minutes

On this week's show, we do something a little different. I've recorded an audiobook version of the classic Siddhartha. Some thoughts on how we know what we know and the value of discovery are followed by Chapter 1 of the book. The audiobook is totally free and available for download or streaming.