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Plain English with Derek Thompson

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

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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Plain English with Derek Thompson
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