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.



#76: Yoga of Eating with Charles Eisenstein

July 25, 2013 at 2:00AM • 1 hour 12 minutes

Today's guest is Charles Eisenstein. He is the author of Yoga of Eating and several other books. We talk about how to properly use willpower; why diets don't work; sacred foods; why it is essential for us to learn to trust ourselves when it comes to making food choices; how bringing our diets and our food into alignment with our needs can lead to even bigger changes in our lives. After the Bell, Alan Watts continues the discussion by talking about Man in Nature.


#75: Perfect Health Diet with Paul Jaminet

July 17, 2013 at 1:00AM • 1 hour 20 minutes

Today's guest is Dr. Paul Jaminet, co-author of Perfect Health Diet. We talk about traditional versus modern diets, weekly versus daily nutrition, the importance of circadian rhythms, the new Perfect Health Retreat in Austin, TX, the real-world results of people applying the Perfect Health Diet approach, and much more. Additional segments include Dr. Loren Cordain in a roundtable discussion with T. Colin Campbell and Jo Robinson discussing her new book 'Eating on the Wild Side' in an NPR interview.


#74: House of Experiments

July 10, 2013 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

In this episode we'll talk about many of the dietary and fitness experiments of Richard Nikoley with the man himself. Also, I have a new food documentary to bring to your attention, and After the Bell it's an excellent TED presentation by Dr. Peter Attia that may change the way you think about obesity and the solutions to obesity. Topics covered in the Nikoley interview include eating crickets, resistant starch, milk and kefir, Leangains, and much more.


#73: Pure Ocean

July 2, 2013 at 4:00AM • 1 hour 3 minutes

Noel Huelsenbeck has been a Latest in Paleo listener since the earliest days of the show. He's also a hunter, fisherman, food gardener, and now an entrepreneur who is leaving the technology industry in order to make a contribution as a provider of sustainable clothing. He is, along with his daughter, a co-founder of PuraKai. On today's show, find out why our clothing choices can be as important as our food choices — and hopefully, be inspired along the way.


#72: Getting Things Done with James Clear

June 19, 2013 at 1:15AM • 1 hour 12 minutes

James Clear shares with us the dramatic story of how his baseball career almost came to an end in his youth. In the interview, we discuss resistance exercises, why they are important, and how one can get started. Also discussed are foods eaten on workout days versus off days, intermittent fasting, and the practice of forming good schedules and habits.


#71: Aligning Interests

June 10, 2013 at 12:00AM • 43 minutes

In this week's show, we talk about new research that identifies a gut bacteria we all have that can help overweight people and type 2 diabetics. Also, there's some crazy stuff going on with our food system from rogue GMOs in the wild that aren't even supposed to exist to an outbreak of hepatitis caused by mixed berries sold at Costco. You'll hear a review of a cookbook called Gather. After the Bell it's Charles Eisenstein.


#70: Where the Answers Are

May 28, 2013 at 9:30PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

Episode 70 is live! On this week's show we examine the crazy state of food policy and the potential technotopia future of food. The UN has issued a study telling us we should eat more of these. Then, we'll take a look at Paleo reenactment in the context of biomimicry, along with some fascinating examples. After the Bell, it's Joel Salatin at Google. He manages to touch on almost every theme that we talk about on the show.


#69: Escaping Conventional Wisdom

May 15, 2013 at 12:30AM • 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.


#68: Debunking Paleo?

April 30, 2013 at 1:00AM • 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.


#67: Processed Food Fight!

April 5, 2013 at 1:00AM • 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.