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.



#103: Probiotics, Antibiotics, Meat, and Obesity

March 21, 2014 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 50 minutes

On this week's information-packed show: an update on prebiotics and probiotics with Tim Steele; Is child obesity really down? Is meat and cheese really as bad as smoking? Are antibiotics making us fat? Plus, a Moment of Paleo and After the Bell.


#102: Rhabdo and Beans

March 6, 2014 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 38 minutes

On this episode of Latest in Paleo: Personal Paleo Code on Dr. Oz - The Bean Buzz; Crossfit & Rhabdo; the Hot Pockets Recall; New Food Labels for the First Time in 20 Years; Brazil's Awesome New Food Guidelines. Plus, some drug ad comedy, an Alaskan reality show recommendation, After the Bell; and Michael Pollan After the Bell.


#101: Cascades of Change

February 25, 2014 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 14 minutes

Today's show features writer, philosopher, and author of Yoga of Eating. It includes a new introduction, Moment of Paleo, and After the Bell segment, along with the classic interview with Charles from Episode 76.


#100: It's Not That Simple — Or is it?

February 18, 2014 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 36 minutes

On today's show we answer the following questions: What's new in Angelo's Paleo approach? Is Nutrition Confusing? We explore this question via Gary Taubes' latest article for the New York Times along with Dr. David Katz' rebuttal. Then, what is wrong with the Modern Diet? And After the Bell: is Depression a disease of civilization?


#99: Sugar vs. Fat

February 10, 2014 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

On today's show, we tackle the recent BBC Horizon special called Sugar vs. Fat; also Subway's bread controversy; there's reason for concern regarding Vitamin C & E supplements as they relate to endurance training; the latest research on added sugar and heart disease; the government's sugar guideline board's ties to the food industry; and heart healthy sugar snacks. Also, we talk about False Dilemmas in the Moment of Paleo and we hear a conversation about Evidence Based Medicine in the After the Bell segment.


#98: The Supplement

January 31, 2014 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 20 minutes

On today's show, we discuss the latest research on supplements; the McDonald's Diet; losing weight with avocados; evidence based medicine; Michael Pollan's thoughts on the Paleo Diet; happiness; and what's wrong with dieting. Also, a few trailers for some potential entertainment choices.


#97: Perfect Resistance

January 14, 2014 at 3:30PM • 2 hours 16 minutes

On today's show, we cover all things Resistant Starch. You'll hear from Richard Nikoley and Tim Steele, co-authors on an upcoming Resistant Starch book, as they share what they are learning and the results from many RS experiments around the world. Resistant fiber may be a big missing piece of otherwise healthy diets -- learn how they help promote healthy gut bacteria and overall health.


#96: Awareness

January 5, 2014 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 25 minutes

On today's show: Two new documentary recommendation; the tale of processed foods; Joel Salatin talks about modern life and says, "Folks, this ain't normal!"; Carl Sagan's big ideas; a Moment of Paleo about awareness and preparation; and After the Bell a piece on gratitude.


#95: Reevalutate and Reinvent

December 24, 2013 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 27 minutes

On today's show: A couple of movie recommendations. Why do we sleep? Are we "over-medicalized? How has human nutrition evolved? What is the role of cooking in human evolution? Moment of Paleo: Why must we reevaluate and reinvent? After the Bell: Current Human Culture.


#94: Those Tricky Bugs

December 18, 2013 at 12:00AM • 1 hour 16 minutes

On today's show: Get to know your gut bacteria. How quickly do gut bacteria respond to your diet? Is "microbiome candy" a good idea for fighting cavities? Will new FDA rules help with antibiotic resistant bacteria? Which are stronger...sugar or fat cravings? Plus a Moment of Paleo segment and After the Bell clips, too.