EP75: The Perfect Human Diet with CJ Hunt
IN THIS EPISODE:
- Why CJ dropped dead at 24
- Who saved his life
- Why he adopted a vegan diet
- How he knew a vegan diet was not for him
- How we know our ancestors ate meat
- Why eating meat made us smarter
- Why our digestive tracts shrunk and what this means
- How we know our digestive tracts are designed for animal products
- Which animals our ancestors preferred
- His biggest "aha" moment while filming the documentary
- The new technology that allows scientists to identify exactly what our ancestors were eating
- What the introduction of agriculture did (or didn't do!) for our ancestors
- How we know our ancestors preferred animal products rather than vegetables
- Two foods Paleo adherents might be eating that can hinder their results
- Why he thinks potatoes should NOT be Paleo approved
- Why too much of a certain Paleo STAPLE is actually dangerous
- How you can eat Paleo easily and avoid these foods
- The one food most Americans eat that is very harmful
- What he thinks we need to do to reclaim the Paleo movement
- The 2 categories that sum up pretty much all food
- Exactly we should and should not be eating according to archaeological records
- Why the advisor to the president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation would not read Good Calories Bad Calories (this is disheartening)
- What it's going to take to get our policy makers to take Paleo seriously
- Why there is still a lot of hope for Paleo
- And much more!
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