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Robb Wolf on The Paleo Solution

Radio Interview: 14 November 2012

I interviewed Robb Wolf on "The Paleo Solution" on 14 November 2012. Listen to or download this episode of Philosophy in Action Radio below.

What is the paleo diet? How can it help you improve your health and look better? Why does it work?

Robb Wolf, a former research biochemist, is the New York Times Best Selling author of The Paleo Solution – The Original Human Diet. A student of Prof. Loren Cordain, author of The Paleo Diet, Robb has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world via his top-ranked iTunes podcast, book, and seminars.

Tags: Animals, Diet, Ethics, Health, Medicine, Nutrition, Paleo, Politics


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About the Podcast

The topics covered in this episode were:
  • The basics of the paleo diet
  • Paleo versus low-carb diets
  • The benefits of paleo: not just weight loss
  • Easing into paleo
  • The evolutionary framework for nutrition and medicine
  • The state of modern medicine
  • The claimed health benefits of vegetarianism and veganism
  • Concerns for animal welfare
  • Debates and disputes in the paleo community
  • Wheat and gluten
  • Cheating on paleo
  • Paleo as life-transforming
  • Robb's political activism
  • Robb's podcast, book, and online resources

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