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#88: How Bread got Broken (Bret Weinstein & Heather Heying DarkHorse Livestream‪)‬ Bret Weinstein | DarkHorse Podcast

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In this 88th in a series of live discussions with Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying (both PhDs in Biology), we discuss the state of the world through an evolutionary lens.

In this episode, we discuss a recent loss, and its interface with the on-line environment, before moving into the meat (and veg) of the episode: food! Beginning with an excerpt from chapter 5 of A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century—Food—we discuss the role of food in the lives of both modern and ancient humans. We discuss research that finds that the health and longevity of mid-Victorian era Britons was equal to or better than our own; and other research that addresses how not just food, but our microbiomes, are affected by the environments in which we live. We discuss the efffects of sterilizing our environments during Covid, and finally, how co-morbidities (“underlying conditions”) predict outcomes in Covid patients who are hospitalized.

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Find more from us on Bret’s website (https://bretweinstein.net) or Heather’s website (http://heatherheying.com).

Become a member of the DarkHorse LiveStreams, and get access to an additional Q&A livestream every month. Join at Heather's Patreon.

Like this content? Subscribe to the channel, like this video, follow us on twitter (@BretWeinstein, @HeatherEHeying), and consider helping us out by contributing to either of our Patreons or Bret’s Paypal.

Looking for clips from #DarkHorseLivestreams? Here are some, updated frequently: @DarkHorse Podcast Clips

Theme Music: Thank you to Martin Molin of Wintergatan for providing us the rights to use their excellent music.

Q&A Link: https://youtu.be/LRKS7Gu6bBw

Mentioned in this episode:

Weinstein, 2021. How the sun could wipe us out. Published on Unherd, July 19, 2021: https://unherd.com/2021/07/how-the-sun-could-wipe-us-out/

Clayton & Rowbotham, 2009. How the mid-Victorians worked, ate and died. International journal of environmental research and public health, 6(3): 1235-1253. https://www.mdpi.com/8622
 
Logan et al 2015. Natural environments, ancestral diets, and microbial ecology: is there a modern “paleo-deficit disorder”? Part II. Journal of Physiological Anthropology, 34(1): 1-21.
https://jphysiolanthropol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40101-014-0040-4

Logan 2015. Dysbiotic drift: mental health, environmental grey space, and microbiota. Journal of physiological anthropology, 34(1): 1-16. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40101-015-0061-7
 
Chen et al 2021. Biocide-tolerance and antibiotic-resistance in community environments and risk of direct transfers to humans: Unintended consequences of community-wide surface disinfecting during COVID-19?. Environmental Pollution, p.117074. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8019131/
 
Kompaniyets  2021. Underlying Medical Conditions and Severe Illness Among 540,667 Adults Hospitalized With COVID-19, March 2020–March 2021. Preventing Chronic Disease, 18. https://www.cdc.gov/Pcd/issues/2021/21_0123.htm
 
A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century: https://huntergatherersguide.com


Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bretweinstein)

In this 88th in a series of live discussions with Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying (both PhDs in Biology), we discuss the state of the world through an evolutionary lens.

In this episode, we discuss a recent loss, and its interface with the on-line environment, before moving into the meat (and veg) of the episode: food! Beginning with an excerpt from chapter 5 of A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century—Food—we discuss the role of food in the lives of both modern and ancient humans. We discuss research that finds that the health and longevity of mid-Victorian era Britons was equal to or better than our own; and other research that addresses how not just food, but our microbiomes, are affected by the environments in which we live. We discuss the efffects of sterilizing our environments during Covid, and finally, how co-morbidities (“underlying conditions”) predict outcomes in Covid patients who are hospitalized.

Get your Goliath shirts right here: store.darkhorsepodcast.org

Support the sponsors of this show:

AllForm: Get 20% off any order (of a beautiful sofa) from Allform at https://allform.com/darkhorse.

ExpressVPN: VPNs keep you and your information safe. Use this code—darkhorse—to get 3 months free on a year-long subscription at ExpressVPN. Go to: https://www.expressvpn.com/darkhorse 

A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century, now available for pre-sale on amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0593086880/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_5BDTABYFKRJKZBT5GSQA

Find more from us on Bret’s website (https://bretweinstein.net) or Heather’s website (http://heatherheying.com).

Become a member of the DarkHorse LiveStreams, and get access to an additional Q&A livestream every month. Join at Heather's Patreon.

Like this content? Subscribe to the channel, like this video, follow us on twitter (@BretWeinstein, @HeatherEHeying), and consider helping us out by contributing to either of our Patreons or Bret’s Paypal.

Looking for clips from #DarkHorseLivestreams? Here are some, updated frequently: @DarkHorse Podcast Clips

Theme Music: Thank you to Martin Molin of Wintergatan for providing us the rights to use their excellent music.

Q&A Link: https://youtu.be/LRKS7Gu6bBw

Mentioned in this episode:

Weinstein, 2021. How the sun could wipe us out. Published on Unherd, July 19, 2021: https://unherd.com/2021/07/how-the-sun-could-wipe-us-out/

Clayton & Rowbotham, 2009. How the mid-Victorians worked, ate and died. International journal of environmental research and public health, 6(3): 1235-1253. https://www.mdpi.com/8622
 
Logan et al 2015. Natural environments, ancestral diets, and microbial ecology: is there a modern “paleo-deficit disorder”? Part II. Journal of Physiological Anthropology, 34(1): 1-21.
https://jphysiolanthropol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40101-014-0040-4

Logan 2015. Dysbiotic drift: mental health, environmental grey space, and microbiota. Journal of physiological anthropology, 34(1): 1-16. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40101-015-0061-7
 
Chen et al 2021. Biocide-tolerance and antibiotic-resistance in community environments and risk of direct transfers to humans: Unintended consequences of community-wide surface disinfecting during COVID-19?. Environmental Pollution, p.117074. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8019131/
 
Kompaniyets  2021. Underlying Medical Conditions and Severe Illness Among 540,667 Adults Hospitalized With COVID-19, March 2020–March 2021. Preventing Chronic Disease, 18. https://www.cdc.gov/Pcd/issues/2021/21_0123.htm
 
A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century: https://huntergatherersguide.com


Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/bretweinstein)

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