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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#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.


#108: The Paradox

May 6, 2014 at 12:00AM • 1 hour 8 minutes

On this week’s show: What happens when Coca-Cola funds obesity research? Is healthy obesity really a myth? What is second-hand stress? Does eating meat off the bone make kids misbehave? In the Moment of Paleo we discuss valuing life. And in the After the Bell segment, Dr. Robert Sapolsky discusses what makes us human.


#107: Rubik's Decahedron

April 27, 2014 at 10:00PM • 1 hour 3 minutes

On this week's show: Is the Paleo Diet bad for your cholesterol levels? What's the consensus on the saturated fat debate? Even the pharmaceutical companies are complaining about bad research at Universities; General Mills backtracks on its new legal policy. Thoughts on perfection in the Moment of Paleo segment. After the Bell, Arthur Haines describes what he calls Paleo Myths.


#106: Behind Closed Doors

April 20, 2014 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

On this week's show: What supplement is being linked to a longer life? Forfeiting the right to sue food companies? Were our ancestors lazy? How does modern medicine affect the microbiome? Plus a movie trailer, thoughts on the Blood Moon, a Moment of Paleo & The Hadza & Dr. Boyd Eaton After the Bell.