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The Origin of the Paleo Diet Podcast

By Loren Cordain, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Founder of The Paleo Diet
May 27, 2016
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Dr. Loren Cordain joins Rob and Devon on Open Sky Fitness Podcast to discuss the origin of The Paleo Diet.

25:37 Introduction for Dr. Loren Cordain

26:40 How did the Paleo Diet begin? How did Dr. Cordain learn and research about Paleo?

32:40 How would you explain the Paleo Diet to someone who has no idea what it is?

35:00 Why would people be resistant to the Paleo Diet as far as dairy and whole grain products?

38:40 Is there a confusion around nutrition studies in the media?

43:00 The Paleo Diet vs. Plant-based Diet

52:30 What are some common misconceptions about the Paleo Diet? How is it different than a low-carb diet such as the Ketogenic Diet?

53:25 Can potatoes be part of the Paleo Diet?

58:58 How did the first humans survive by making fire at will? Why did they not eat potatoes and legumes during the time?

1:03:30 Why is it hard to follow a low-carb Ketogenic Diet?

1:08:35 How do you, Dr. Cordain, feel about how Paleo has become a brand and movement for the food industry?

1:14:10 What do you attribute the success to your book to? What has changed in the Paleo Diet that your book hasn’t been revised since 2002?

1:21:07 Does the Paleo Diet require supplements?

1:24:17 Are there certain meats that shouldn’t be eaten by people that Paleo followers have adopted into their meals such as bacon?

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