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    enJanuary 29, 2024

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    • The Importance of Understanding Our Evolutionary HistoryBy studying our evolutionary origins, we can gain insights into solving current problems and addressing issues like health, disease, obesity, violence, and aggression. However, it's essential to recognize the complexity and not romanticize the hunter-gatherer lifestyle.

      In short, one big takeaway from the conversation is that understanding our evolutionary history is crucial for solving problems and addressing big issues that we face today. Humans were not designed or engineered; we evolved. By studying how and why we are the way we are, particularly in terms of our physical activity and diet, we can gain insights into health, disease, obesity, heart disease, cancer, violence, and aggression. Our evolutionary origin holds the key to finding solutions. Additionally, while we may perceive ourselves as fragile and inadequate compared to other animals, we possess impressive abilities such as endurance and flexibility in our diet. However, it's important to recognize the complexity and not fall into the trap of the "paleo fantasy" that idealizes hunter-gatherer lifestyles.

    • Evolutionary Adaptations and Dietary DiversityOur ancestors evolved to prioritize reproductive success, leading to adaptations for a wide range of food consumption. While meat played a crucial role, dietary needs vary and there is no one-size-fits-all answer to what diet we are evolved to eat.

      Our ancestors evolved to prioritize reproductive success, not optimal health or happiness. Natural selection only cares about how many offspring survive, and our adaptations are primarily focused on reproductive success. While hunter-gatherer diets have advantages, such as lower rates of obesity and metabolic syndrome, they are not role models in every respect. Humans have been eating meat for millions of years, and it played a crucial role in our evolutionary history. However, it doesn't mean that everyone must eat meat for optimal health today. We are ultimate omnivores, evolved to eat a wide range of foods found in different environments. The flexibility of our digestive system and the use of technology have allowed us to adapt to various diets. So, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to what diet we are evolved to eat.

    • The Evolutionary Significance of Hunting and GatheringHunting and gathering had a profound impact on human evolution, leading to the development of new behaviors, tools, and physical characteristics that shaped our way of life.

      Hunting and gathering played a crucial role in human evolution. Around 7 million years ago, when our ancestors began walking on two feet, they became slower and less effective hunters compared to our ape cousins who can run on four legs. This led to a scarcity of meat in the early human diet. However, around 3 million years ago, stone tools and cut marks on bones indicate that our ancestors started hunting and butchering animals. This shift in behavior coincided with the emergence of extractive foraging, tool making, tool using, and cooperation. The combination of these traits defined the hunter-gatherer way of life, which was transformative for human evolution. This shift also coincided with changes in our bodies, including a more human-like appearance and the development of an external nose.

    • The Importance of the Structure of Our NosesBreathing techniques and nasal strips may help with certain issues, but addressing underlying causes like sleep apnea is crucial for long-term solutions.

      The structure of our noses plays a crucial role in maintaining the moisture and temperature of the air we breathe. The narrow bore and twists and turns in our nasal cavity cause the air to be more turbulent, allowing it to come into contact with the mucus membranes. This helps to pick up moisture and heat, preventing our lungs from drying out. It also explains why we see less steam when breathing out through our nose on a cold day. However, there is skepticism surrounding the idea that fixing our breathing alone can solve all health problems. While breathing techniques and nasal strips may have some benefits, addressing the underlying cause of issues like sleep apnea is essential for long-term solutions.

    • The Evolutionary Advantage of SweatingSweating and the ability to regulate body temperature through evaporation gave humans an edge in hunting and physical activities, allowing them to outlast and outperform their prey in hot environments.

      Sweating played a crucial role in our evolutionary history and gave humans a distinct advantage. While most animals cool down by panting, humans developed the ability to sweat all over our bodies, allowing for effective heat regulation during physical activity in hot environments. This gave our ancestors an edge in hunting, as they could outlast and outperform their prey who lacked this thermo-regulatory ability. Additionally, the loss of fur in humans further enhanced our ability to cool down through evaporation. It is even possible that our ancestors utilized the heat of the day to their advantage when hunting, as other carnivores would struggle to chase them during that time.

    • The Connection Between Sweating and Brain Size in Early HumansSweating and brain size in early humans were likely linked to the hunting and gathering lifestyle, as sweating helped our ancestors cool down while hunting, and more energy from meat consumption supported the growth of larger brains.

      The development of sweating and the increase in brain size are likely connected to the hunting and gathering lifestyle of early humans. The ability to sweat effectively and dump heat would have been crucial for our ancestors when hunting during hot days. As the hunting and gathering system provided more energy through the consumption of meat and other processed foods, the constraint on brain size was lifted. More energy was available to support the growth and maintenance of a larger brain. This resulted in individuals with bigger brains having an advantage, leading to the selection for larger brain sizes over time. The connection between energy availability, brain size, and fat storage highlights the importance of energy in human evolution.

    • The Interconnected Relationship between Body Fat and Brain GrowthOur body's natural response to dieting is to store fat, which can lead to cravings and visceral fat accumulation. Understanding our body's predisposition to store fat can help us make informed decisions for our health.

      Our body fat and brain growth are interconnected. As humans, we have evolved to have higher levels of body fat compared to other animals. This is because our bodies require the energy from fat to support brain development and reproduction. Fat is important for nursing mothers, as breastfeeding can require a significant amount of calories. Additionally, our fat reserves help us survive during times of scarcity, as we can draw from them for energy. However, our body's natural response to dieting is to resist weight loss and to store fat. This response, triggered by increased cortisol levels, can lead to cravings and visceral fat accumulation. Excess fat can cause chronic inflammation and increase the risk of various diseases. Ultimately, our body's predisposition to store fat is a significant adaptation that contributes to our species' survival.

    • The impact of psychosocial stress on health and reproduction.Racism and discrimination can negatively affect health by increasing stress levels and disrupting hormonal balance, leading to fat accumulation, weakened immune system, and reproductive health issues.

      Psychosocial stress, such as racism and discrimination, can have negative health consequences. It elevates cortisol levels, which can lead to fat accumulation and a weakened immune system. Additionally, low levels of body fat can disrupt the menstrual cycle in women, as fat is not just an energy store but also produces hormones like estrogen. The body is highly sensitive to energy availability, and when energy levels are low due to factors like extreme weight loss or intense physical activity, the body may prioritize conserving energy over reproduction. Stress, cortisol, and energy availability all play a role in fertility, and prolonged stress can have detrimental effects on reproductive health.

    • The Impact of Modern Lifestyle on HealthBy adopting healthy habits, such as a balanced diet, regular exercise, and stress management, we can prevent a significant percentage, if not all, of the diseases caused by the mismatches created by our modern lifestyle.

      Our modern lifestyle and the mismatches it creates have led to an increase in diseases and health problems. Chronic stress, discrimination, poverty, and other factors that elevate cortisol levels for long periods of time are considered mismatches because our bodies were not evolutionarily adapted to handle them. Many diseases, including heart disease and diabetes, are largely due to these mismatches. However, the good news is that these illnesses are not inevitable. By adopting healthy habits such as a balanced diet, regular exercise, and stress management, we can prevent a significant percentage, if not all, of these illnesses. It shows that our choices and behaviors can have a significant impact on our health outcomes.

    • Understanding the Mismatch between Culture and BiologyOur modern lifestyles and food choices have evolved faster than our bodies, causing health issues. Considering our evolutionary roots is crucial for making better dietary decisions.

      Our modern food choices and sedentary lifestyles are a result of cultural evolution that has outpaced our biological evolution. Throughout human evolutionary history, people simply ate what was available to them, without the abundance of choices that we have today. This abundance of choice leads to bad choices and oversimplified diet ideas. Furthermore, the rapid changes brought about by cultural evolution, such as technology and lifestyle, have caused a mismatch between our biology and our environment. This mismatch is evident in the rising rates of myopia, a condition that was once extremely rare. Our bodies simply cannot keep up with the rapid changes in our world, leading to various health problems. Therefore, it is important to consider our evolutionary roots when making dietary choices and understanding the consequences of our actions.

    • Shifting Focus: Treating Symptoms vs Addressing CausesOur medical system should prioritize prevention over treatment to effectively address the underlying causes of diseases and minimize their occurrence.

      Our medical system tends to treat the symptoms of diseases rather than addressing the underlying causes. While this approach can alleviate pain and suffering, it often fails to prevent these diseases in the first place. This can be seen in the example of myopia, where we simply provide glasses instead of addressing the fact that spending too much time indoors is the root cause. Similarly, many forms of heart disease and cancer are treated after they occur, rather than taking proactive measures to prevent them. This pattern of "dis-evolution" leads to the persistence and worsening of mismatched diseases. It highlights the need for a more effective medical system that focuses on prevention rather than just treatment.

    • Prioritizing Prevention and Healthier Lifestyles for Disease PreventionBy focusing on preventive measures such as regular exercise, healthy diet, and avoiding processed foods, we can reduce healthcare costs and improve overall well-being.

      Our environment and lifestyle choices play a significant role in preventing diseases. Instead of simply treating the symptoms of a problem, it is more beneficial to focus on addressing the underlying causes. By engaging in regular physical activity, eating a healthy diet, and avoiding processed foods, we can prevent diseases like heart disease, arthritis, and certain types of cancer. It is important to note that preventable diseases make up a significant portion of healthcare costs and significantly impact individuals' quality of life. Additionally, disparities in access to exercise and nutritious food can create an unjust distribution of disease burden. Ultimately, prioritizing preventive measures and promoting healthier lifestyles can help reduce healthcare costs and improve overall well-being.

    • The Relationship Between Menstrual Cycles and Cancer RiskLimiting the number of menstrual cycles through factors such as birth control and smaller families may help reduce the risk of breast, ovarian, and other cancers in women. Understanding how our bodies store energy is crucial in managing weight loss and diet.

      Cancer rates are believed to be significantly lower among hunter-gatherers due to their limited number of menstrual cycles. Modern women, on the other hand, experience far more cycles due to factors such as birth control and smaller families. Each menstrual cycle exposes the body to high levels of hormones, which may contribute to an increased risk of breast cancer. Additionally, hunter-gatherer women would have been pregnant or nursing most of their lives, leading to fewer cycles. This reduction in cycles, combined with the energy demands of pregnancy and nursing, may also help lower the risk of ovarian and breast cancers. Understanding how our bodies store energy, particularly in the form of fats, is crucial in managing weight loss and diet. Fat molecules, composed of glycerol and fatty acids, store twice as much energy as carbohydrates per unit mass. Our bodies convert consumed fats or carbohydrates to fats, and if not burned, they are stored in specialized cells called adipocytes.

    • Understanding the Role of Fat Cells in Our BodyMaintaining a healthy range of fat levels is crucial for overall well-being, as excessive fat storage can trigger inflammation and contribute to various health issues like diabetes and Alzheimer's.

      Our bodies have a fixed number of fat-storing cells called adipocytes that we are born with and have for the rest of our lives. These cells store fat that can be used for energy when needed. However, storing too much fat beyond normal levels can lead to problems. When fat cells become overfilled and start to rupture, it triggers an immune response and inflammation throughout the body. This chronic inflammation can lead to various health issues such as plaque formation in arteries, Alzheimer's disease, insulin resistance, and diabetes. Therefore, keeping fat levels within a healthy range is important for maintaining overall health.

    • The Potential Health Benefits of Negative Energy Balance and Ketogenic DietsNegative energy balance, achieved through fasting or a ketogenic diet, can offer potential health benefits such as reducing the risk of certain health issues like cancer. However, intermittent fasting is not a guaranteed weight loss method, and exercise may provide more extensive benefits. Keto diets, which rely on ketone bodies for energy, may have benefits for epilepsy but require further research. Low insulin levels are believed to contribute to the potential benefits of fasting and keto diets.

      Negative energy balance, whether achieved through fasting or a ketogenic diet, can have potential health benefits. When we are in a state of negative energy balance, our bodies use stored energy, which may help reduce the risk of certain health issues like cancer. However, it's important to note that intermittent fasting is not a guaranteed way to lose weight, as eventually, positive energy balance must be maintained. Additionally, while intermittent fasting and exercise share some similar gene activations, exercising may offer more extensive benefits. Keto diets, on the other hand, involve avoiding carbohydrates and relying on ketone bodies instead of glucose for energy. This alternative energy source may have different effects on the body and potentially be beneficial for epilepsy, although more research is needed. Maintaining low insulin levels is also thought to be a factor in the potential benefits of both fasting and keto diets.

    • The Importance of Physical Activity for Children's HealthRegular physical activity is crucial for the development of a healthy skeletal system and overall well-being in children, and promotes long-term health by preventing issues like weak bones and osteoporosis.

      Comfort and physical inactivity can have detrimental effects on our health, especially in children. The idea that comfort is inherently good for us is misguided, as it often leads to a sedentary lifestyle and a lack of physical activity. Kids need ample opportunities to run around and engage in at least an hour of exercise daily for the development of a healthy skeletal system and overall well-being. However, we are witnessing a decline in fitness levels in children, resulting in weaker bones and an increased risk of osteoporosis. Regular weight-bearing exercise is crucial for building bone mass, and without it, individuals may experience faster bone loss later in life. Therefore, promoting physical activity from a young age is essential to prevent long-term health issues.

    • The Impact of Demand, Energy Levels, and Lifestyle on our Bodies and Well-beingOur bodies and reproductive systems respond to demand and energy levels. Loading our bones and staying physically active, along with proper nutrition, are crucial for our overall well-being.

      Our bodies, including our bones and reproductive systems, respond to demand and energy levels. Loading our bones through activities like chewing hard foods can lead to stronger and bigger jaws, while lack of loading can result in smaller jaws and the need for orthodontic treatment. Similarly, the amount of energy available during puberty can affect the age at which girls go through menarchy, with more energy leading to earlier maturation. Furthermore, spending prolonged periods of time sitting down can have adverse effects on our health. These findings highlight the importance of physical activity, proper nutrition, and energy balance in shaping our bodies and overall well-being.

    • The Impact of Sitting Habits on HealthRegularly breaking up long periods of sitting with physical activity and reducing sitting time can significantly reduce the risk of developing diseases and back pain.

      Our sitting habits have a significant impact on our health. It's not just about the total amount of sitting time, but also the distribution of sitting between work and leisure time. Those who sit a lot at work and continue to sit excessively during their leisure time are at a higher risk of developing diseases. On the other hand, regularly getting up from sitting and engaging in physical activity can be highly beneficial for our metabolism and overall health. Aim to break up long periods of sitting every 20 minutes or so by getting up for small activities. Additionally, be mindful of how much sitting is involved during non-work hours and try to reduce it. Building strong back muscles can also help prevent back pain, which is a common complaint worldwide. Overall, understanding the impact of our lifestyle choices and making small changes can greatly reduce the risk of mismatched diseases.

    • Aligning our choices with our evolutionary historyQuestioning our lifestyle choices and making better decisions based on our cultural evolutionary perspective can help us break the vicious cycle and live healthier lives.

      Our modern lifestyle and the products we use are often not aligned with our evolutionary history. The foods we eat, the physical activities we engage in, the clothes we wear, and even the cosmetic products we use may not be "normal" from an evolutionary perspective. While this doesn't necessarily mean they are bad, it does highlight the importance of questioning and modifying our choices. We need to be aware of the vicious cycle we have created, where we treat the symptoms of mismatched diseases without addressing the underlying causes. Being skeptical of the products and ideas being sold to us is crucial, as many may have unintended consequences or offer little benefit. By considering our cultural evolutionary perspective and making better decisions, we can break the cycle and live healthier lives.

    • The unintended consequences of our obsession with sanitization on our immune systems and healthOur immune systems need exposure to germs and pathogens to develop properly, and excessive cleanliness may lead to an increase in allergies and autoimmune diseases. The long-term effects of the pandemic on children's immune systems remain to be seen.

      Our obsession with sanitizing and living in highly sterile environments may have unintended consequences for our immune systems. Our immune systems have evolved over generations to protect us from germs and pathogens, but in our sanitized world, they are left with nothing to do. This lack of challenge leaves our immune systems more prone to attacking us, leading to the rise in allergies and autoimmune diseases. While cleanliness is important, going to extremes and preventing our immune systems from being exposed to normal pathogens can have negative effects on our health. It will be interesting to see how the children born during the pandemic, who have had limited interaction with others and constant use of antibiotics, will fare in terms of autoimmune diseases.

    • The Complexity of Dying for an Idea or CountryWhile discussing dying for an idea or country may seem straightforward, the reality is far more intricate. The uncertainty and complexity of making life-altering decisions become apparent when faced with the actual moment of choice.

      While it's easy to discuss dying for an idea or for one's country in theory, the reality of making that decision is much more complex. Dr. Lieberman and Steven Bartlett acknowledge that ideas can be powerful and important, and they even consider the possibility of dying for an idea that could save lives or promote equality. However, when faced with the question of dying for their country, they hesitate to give a definitive answer out of respect for those who are currently sacrificing their lives. This realization emphasizes the difference between abstract thinking and the actual moment of decision-making, highlighting the uncertainty of one's reactions and choices when faced with such life-altering decisions.

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    He might be known as the ‘Sexiest Doctor Alive’ but his true talent is fighting against the ugly side of medical misinformation.  Doctor Mike is a family medicine doctor and YouTube’s #1 Doctor. He has over 25 million followers on social media and is also the host of ‘The Checkup with Doctor Mike’ podcast.  In this conversation, Doctor Mike and Steven discuss topics such as, the errors in the biggest online health trends, which popular diets are destroying your health, the real truth about calorie counting, and the one thing that helped Dr Mike cure his depression.  00:00 Intro 02:01 Helping People Make Better Health Decisions 05:10 Why Have People Resonated With You And Your Approach True Medical Information 09:54 How Do You Check The Evidence Of The Studies You Share? 11:56 The New Health Trends: Optimisation, Longevity, Anti-Ageing 16:17 Lifestyle Changes Is The First Doctor's Advice 18:14 Do Shortcuts Exist In Medicine? 19:03 What's Your Take On Calories In, Calories Out 21:02 How To Make A Diet Stick 23:16 The False Illusion Of A Good Body Equals Good Health 26:46 Calories In And Calories Out Does Work 28:49 The Benefits Of Exercising 30:21 Where Is The Direction Of Travel With Our Health? 32:51 What Would Happen If There Was A Deadlier Pandemic Than Covid 34:41 Is Vaping Dangerous? 39:27 The Real And Painful Reason Why I Started Boxing 41:32 Losing My Mum 47:07 What's The Best Way To Heal From Grief? 49:49 Your Journey With Mental Health & Social Media Bullying 54:05 The Best Advice I Received From My Therapist 55:55 Are Certain People More Prone To Get Addicted To Social Media? 57:12 Have You Considered Quitting Social Media?? 58:25 Are Vitamin Supplements Good For Us? 59:45 Can We Get All Our Nutrients And Vitamins From Foods? 01:03:36 Do Prebiotics And Probiotics Work? 01:05:19 We Should Listen To The Health Advice Our Grandmothers Told Us 01:08:15 Mentioning Experts That Are Wrong 01:10:46 People Are Losing Trust In Doctors Because Of This 01:18:28 Look After Your Children, We Need This Out Of Schools 01:25:09 Are You A Deep Thinker? 01:27:39 How Do You Deal With So Much Loss And Grief? 01:29:01 What Was Your Hardest Day? 01:33:53 How To Save Someone's Life Doing CPR 01:41:23 I Asked The Doctors To Stop Doing CPR On My Mother 01:43:29 Last Guest Question Here is a link to an article discussing the inefficiency of the anti-depression drug, Paxil: https://bit.ly/3X867q2  Follow Doctor Mike:  Instagram - https://bit.ly/3V4pJsy  Twitter - https://bit.ly/4bVeidJ  YouTube - https://bit.ly/3yPtKcQ  Watch the episodes on Youtube - https://g2ul0.app.link/3kxINCANKsb My new book! 'The 33 Laws Of Business & Life' is out now - https://smarturl.it/DOACbook Follow me: https://beacons.ai/diaryofaceo  Sponsors: ZOE: http://joinzoe.com with an exclusive code CEO10 for 10% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Charlemagne tha God: A Woman Molested Me As A Kid! I Cheated On My Soulmate! Psychedelics Are Fixing My Depression!

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