Dr. Bill Schindler on Meat & Human Evolution, Should Humans Eat Dairy or Grains, & Food Processing


Bill Schindler, PhD - Peak Human Podcast


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Hello everyone, welcome back. I’ve been getting a lot of questions on dairy, grains, food processing, and what humans evolved to eat. This is a very nuanced topic so I wanted to do a thorough podcast with probably the best person in the world to speak on this, Dr. Bill Schindler. We frame this whole conversation around a recent New York Times opinion piece called “The end of meat is here” https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/21/opinion/coronavirus-meat-vegetarianism.html


This is an absurd article that uses the coronavirus era we’re in as a way to propose that the human race should not eat meat anymore. It’s a strange notion that we’d stop eating the most important food in human history, a super food that literally made us human. I usually wouldn’t pay much attention to such a thing, but it was a good way to frame our discussion and expose all the errors the author made. It’s always fun to debunk these type of things but there's not always time for each and every one that keeps popping up. This episode should also go a long way to clear up many aspects of meat-eating and a proper human (or should I say Sapien) diet.


Dr. Bill Schindler is the director of the Eastern Shore Food Lab at Washington College where he is also an associate professor of archaeology and anthropology. Two years ago he co-hosted the National Geographic show The Great Human Race. He spent a year abroad recently continuing his hands-on research and professional development by immersing himself and his family with indigenous and traditional groups around the world to learn about their food and diets. As an experimental archaeologist and primitive technologist his specialties are in recreating technologies of the past to better interpret our ancestral diets. His current focus is learning how to translate the outcomes of that research into something meaningful for modern day diet and health and is working to fuse lessons from our ancestral dietary past with modern culinary arts to create a food system that is relevant, accessible and meaningful to modern Western life.


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SHOW NOTES


  • [7:15] Body fat can become dysfunctional by consuming seed oils.

  • [8:45] Why are seed oils so bad for you?

  • [13:45] The inflammatory response from seed oils and how it relates to COVID-19.

  • [21:25] Gluten and celiac disease.

  • [35:05] Because of how these seed oils affect our metabolism, they are causing the vast majority of chronic illnesses.

  • [40:55] Whole wheat bread vs sprouted bread.

  • [54:55] How seed oils play a role in the development of cancerous cells.

  • [1:02:55] Flattening the curve and coronavirus.

  • [1:10:55] Metabolic flexibility is the key to being metabolically healthy.

  • [1:14:35] You can eat carbs and still be metabolically healthy/flexible.


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