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What Evolutionary Biology Can Teach Us About Diet, Exercise, and Staying Alive

What Evolutionary Biology Can Teach Us About Diet, Exercise, and Staying Alive

Update: 2024-04-021
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What can the science of ancient humans and the lifestyle of hunter-gatherers teach us about how to be healthy today? Harvard evolutionary biologist Daniel Lieberman joins the show to talk about his provocative “mismatch theory,” why humans are dysevolved for the modern world, and why exercise is the ultimate miracle drug.

Host: Derek Thompson

Guest: Daniel Lieberman

Producer: Devon Renaldo

Links:

Exercised, by Dan Lieberman https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082H3ZH44?ref=KC_GS_GB_US

The Story of the Human Body, by Dan Lieberman https://www.amazon.com/Story-Human-Body-Evolution-Disease/dp/030774180X

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What Evolutionary Biology Can Teach Us About Diet, Exercise, and Staying Alive

What Evolutionary Biology Can Teach Us About Diet, Exercise, and Staying Alive

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