Paleolithic eating has come on strong in the past year as evidenced by my recent blog survey showing one in five of my readers follow the Paleo/primal lifestyle change. Thanks to the leadership of people like Dr. Loren Cordain, Art DeVany, Richard Nikoley, Mark Sisson, Nora Gedgaudas, Dr. Kurt Harris and others, the Paleo/primal movement is alive and thriving in 2010. But more than anyone else in the nearly four-year history of my podcast show, none has been requested more than today’s podcast guest!
In Episode 363 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” at long last we are thrilled to welcome fitness and Paleolithic health expert Robb Wolf. Robb has quickly built a reputation as the go-to person for all things Paleo and fitness and shares his amazing wisdom each week on his highly-popular The Paleolithic Solution podcast. He’s in the middle of writing his much-anticipated The Paleolithic Solution set to release in the Fall 2010, but he was gracious enough to give me a full one-hour interview chock full of some incredible low-carb Paleo treats!
Listen to Robb Wolf tell us about his athletic background growing up, how he experienced a significant decline in his health in his mid-20s when he was eating a high-carb, low-fat, vegetarian diet, his mother’s Celiac disease diagnosis got him to thinking about Paleolithic eating, how Google led him to Dr. Cordain and Art DeVany, why he ultimately chose to become an evangelist for the Paleo diet, the sudden rise of Paleo in the low-carb community, his “metabolic derangement” terminology, why he has a problem with The Zone diet, why he believes low-carb is an essential part of a Paleolithic diet, why the creation of his podcast in 2009 was borne out of a desire to lessen his e-mail overload, his upcoming book and how it will be different from all the other Paleo/primal books out there, the influence of Gary Taubes on his work, why intermittent fasting may not be for everyone, his thoughts on saturated fat in a Paleo diet, the role of palmitic acid on leptin and insulin sensitivity, and his thoughts on dairy, nuts and seeds as part of a Paleo diet.
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Was Robb Wolf everything you expected him to be? Share what you thought about what you heard from him in the show notes section of Episode 363. Pre-order a copy of The Paleolithic Solution and then bookmark RobbWolf.com to stay on top of all that this superstar in the Paleo community has to say! Coming on Thursday, we’ll have dentist Dr. Kevin Boehm to discuss the connection between gum disease and heart health. It’s a lot more prevalent than you might even realize! I’m in the midst of my recording schedule for the upcoming months right now and boy do I have some good ones coming up for you, including John Durant, Dr. Larry McCleary, Jackie Eberstein, Gary Taubes, Dr. John Briffa, a raw vegan activist, Dr. Robert Lustig, a 300-pound weight loss success story, Dr. Michael Dansinger, and PCRM leader Dr. Neal Barnard. I’ve worked hard to keep the guest schedule mixed up and yet still interesting. I’ll be sharing an updated schedule for July and beyond in the next few weeks. THANKS so much for listening to “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”