Warning: listening to this week’s podcast episode may change the way you think about food and your genes. Did you know what you eat today can affect your great-grandchildren’s genes? Can fasting actually make you live longer? Did you know that the recommended limits on alcohol consumption significantly differ from country to country? Is eating eight servings of grain-based foods per day still a relevant recommendation?
2:32 – How starvation affects epigentics and future generations
5:50 – Fasting in cultural and religious traditions
6:58 – How dietary practices outlined in the Old Testament (or Hebrew Bible/Torah) helped ancient people live safer lives
10:51 – “Everything I do in my life, will affect my future children and their children”.
12:40 – Did you know that Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory was filmed in Munich?
15:48 – The processed food revolution in the 1950s and 60s (Check out some actual 1950s recipes being prepared)
17:11 – Is it too expensive to buy fresh whole foods?
19:56 – Tips on how to eat healthy in Canada when you’re living on a tight budget
31:13 – “Europeans in general, don’t stay away from the fatty stuff”.
31:41 – Why do Canadians usually tend to drink milk that only has one to two percent fat content?