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.



#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.


#93: The More You Unknow

December 11, 2013 at 12:45AM • 59 minutes

On this weeks show: the significance of the unknown; cost differences between healthy and unhealthy diets; healthy obesity; vitamin D supplementation may be ineffective; humans are becoming more carnivorous; the science of ancestral memories. In the Moment of Paleo: psychological priming. After the Bell it's Joel Salatin, followed by Alan Watts.


#92: Addiction in the Cage

December 4, 2013 at 1:00AM • 1 hour 24 minutes

This week's show covers much news including the continuing debate on statin drugs and heart health, Thanksgiving calories, Silicon Valley's artificial egg, the unknowns in addiction psychology. The Moment of Paleo segment offers ideas on wealth. After the Bell includes segments from Vandana Shiva and Alice Waters — they talk about real food from the vantage point of an activist and of a chef.


#91: Impala Belly

November 24, 2013 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 15 minutes

On this week’s show we discuss the GMO labeling vote, the statin controversy follow-up, athleticism and diabetes, prolonging life with nuts, The Ritz Cracker Deficiency, human food and the microbiomes of hunter gatherers. There is a Moment of Paleo that touches on the ideas of trust in corporations and others. After the Bell there are 4 excellent clips for your enjoyment.


#90: Statins for Everyone!

November 15, 2013 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 32 minutes

On today’s show: Find out why I’m annoyed by the lack of journalistic excellence in reporting the new guidelines on statins; transfats may be banned all together; health benefits of vegetable oils questioned; red meat consumption linked to diabetes; and how saying no to McDonald’s can be dangerous. Sriracha lessons in the Moment of Paleo. After the Bell includes clips from Statin Nation, a sales rep turns Whistleblower, and the Triumphs of Experience from the TakeAway.


#89: Criminals

November 7, 2013 at 1:00AM • 1 hour 14 minutes

This week’s show is full of hard-hitting information about the pharmaceutical industry, including coverage of the ABC’s Heart of the Matter, Part 2, which focuses on statin drugs. Also, DNA barcoding shows that many herbal supplements are not what they seem. We also cover the updated Nordic Dietary Recommendations. The Moment of Paleo covers rigid versus intuitive approaches. After the Bell: Alan Watts; Herbal Supplements; and the Nordic Dietary Recommendations press conference.


#88: Is Fat Good?

October 29, 2013 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 29 minutes

On today’s show, we tackle the big question about fat by taking a look at recent worldwide reporting and media coverage of dietary fat. First, Nick Offerman offers his prose on the beauty of bacon. Then, we bounce from The Dr. Oz show and CBS News in America to the BBC in the UK to ABC’s Catalyst in Australia — they’re all chiming in about fat. Sweden’s government is making some changes to their dietary recommendations. And, we’ll wrap up the show with 13 Nutritional Lies that have made people sick and overweight. After the Bell it’s Dr. Assem Malhotra and Arthur Haines.


#87: Your Stomach, Your Mind

October 22, 2013 at 1:00AM • 60 minutes

On this week's show, we explore stories that connect the gut and the mind. First a couple of documentary suggestions with trailers. In the news: addictive Oreos, popcorn as advertising defense, sleep cleans the brain (literally), and grocery store surveillance is coming. In the Moment of Paleo segment, we discuss creating a healthy feedback system to achieve your goals. After the Bell features clips from Dr. Yoni Freedhoff and Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride.