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90 – Listener Q&A about drinking, vegetarian and soy, self-image, fasting

(duration 26:55)In this show (sans Kev) I cover various questions from podcast listeners and our responses to them. Some take-aways: Drink water as your main libation; avoid overly sweet (carb-rich) drinks and minimize alcohol consumption; soy is not exactly a health food, in addition to not being Paleo; ovo-lacto-pesco vegetarianism is much better than just …

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89 – Listener emails about calories, carbs, and success stories

(duration 26:26)In this show (sans Kev) I cover various questions from podcast listeners and our responses to them. Some take-aways: Go for full-fat coconut milk; If you cut your carb intake, you’re doing your body a world of good; although you can live without carbs but some are still useful to consume via fruits and …

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88 – Longer health and life spans, overweight explanations

(duration 22:16) In this show we discuss our experience at an LAfuturists meeting, where Aubrey de Grey gave a presentation on strategies for engineering negligible senescence and the necessary steps to achieving longevity escape velocity. Basically, much more funding of research is needed. Then, we also cover a pretty thorough article in the msm about …

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87 – Aging, school foods, rodent brains on fat

(duration 20:40) This show we cover a mix of things, starting with the stats on long-lived people in Japan. It turns out that many centenarians and super centenarians might not be alive! We share our thoughts about the aging process and maximizing one’s potential. Some Japanese relatives seem to be working the governmental welfare system. …

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86 – Interview with 100 Plus author Sonia Arrison, part 2

(duration 20:43) We finish our discussion with Sonia about increased longevity, starting with innovation via the benefits of free market dynamics. We also explore various ways to get involved in the anti-aging movement, including the do-it-yourself bio-community. Strategies for Engineering Negligible Senescence is a main organization involved in solving the problem of aging. Will humans …

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85 – Interview with 100 Plus author Sonia Arrison, part 1

(duration 27:19)In this episode we discuss the book “100 Plus: How the Coming Age of Longevity Will Change Everything, From Careers and Relationships to Family and Faith” with its author, Sonia Arrison. Humans are constantly using technology to change their lives, and this includes extending our lifespans and healthspans. How long would you like to …

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83 – The severe health effects of government

(duration 29:28) After discussing a recent cruise and the nature of the foods onboard, we delve into the parallel needs for self-responsibility and independent thinking in the realms of nutrition and political philosophy. Being major advocates of freedom, we discuss the nature of “government,” particularly its inherent rights-violating and propagandistic ways, which don’t serve the …

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82 – Nutella and breakfast fare nuttiness, highest intensity crossfit

(duration 20:35)In this episode we start off discussing chocolate and then examine the nutritional nature of the lawsuit against Nutella. The typical “breakfast foods” that are promoted and consumed tend to have an overabundance of carbohydrates, especially in the form of grains and sugars (such as fruit juices). Nuts and at least 70% dark chocolate …

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81 – Snipping the string of yo-yo dieting

(duration 26:24)In this episode we discuss the nature of gaining weight back and yo-yo diets. We cover a CBT study wherein subjects were not able to minimize post-treatment weight gain. We attribute this not to the therapeutic treatment per se, but rather to the uncertain nutritional regimen of the participants of the study (involving the …

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