Season 6

June 9, 2021

Body: If Our Bodies Could Talk by James Hamblin

If Our Bodies Could Talk: A Guide to Operating and Maintaining a Human Body by James Hamblin Doctor turned journalist Launched a series of videos for the atlantic in 2014 explores the human stories behind health questions tha...

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June 16, 2021

Body: Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker

Why we sleep Written by Matthew Walker Amazing breakthrough - science has discovered a new treatment Live longer Enhances memory More creative Look more attractive Makes slim Lowers food cravings Protects cancer and dementia ...

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June 23, 2021

Body: Breath by James Nestor

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you're not breathing properly. The missing pillar …

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June 30, 2021

Body: Lifespan by Dr. Savid Sinclair

Lifespan: why we age - and why we don’t have to By Dr. Savid Sinclair #1: Aging is a disease: We must move away from treating age-related diseases and focus on their root. Reclassifying aging as a disease is a …

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Sept. 3, 2021

Body: Gut by Giulia Enders

After a busy summer, the Wiser Than Yesterday Podcast is back!! We're having trouble finding time to edit, so if you know someone who could help us a hand in that, please let us know! Our gut is an incredibly …

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Sept. 15, 2021

Body: Burn by Herman Pontzer

Burn: The Misunderstood Science of Metabolism By Herman Pontzer We burn 2,000 calories a day. And if we exercise and cut carbs, we'll lose more weight. Right? Wrong. the Hadza, who every day move around for ~4 hours and 15,0...

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Sept. 29, 2021

Body: Death by Food Pyramid - Denise Minger

Death by Food Pyramid: How Shoddy Science, Sketchy Politics and Shady Special Interests Have Ruined Our Health By Denis Minger Denise Minger shares her personal story about how she got convinced to go all-out raw vegan at a ...

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Oct. 13, 2021

Body: Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen By Christopher McDougall Inspiration for reading this book came when Nico's friend came for dinner wearing these weird-ass shoes. Natu...

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Oct. 27, 2021

Body Recap

Recap of the human body books that we have read If Our Bodies Could Talk: A Guide to Operating and Maintaining a Human Body - James Hamblin Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams - Matthew Walker …

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