Primal Example Podcast

Primal Example Podcast

When it comes to health and wellness, there is no shortage of misinformation on the internet. The Primal Example podcast, hosted by lifestyle modification expert Joe Condora, delivers evidence-based nutrition and wellness information in an easily digestible fashion. Featuring interviews from some of the top experts in the health and wellness field, expect to walk away with actionable tips after each episode that you can easily implement in your life. Whether you are interested in paleo, keto, vegan, yoga, functional medicine, carnivore, or any other dietary modality, The Primal Example Podcast has something for you.... Show More

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April 28, 2020 37 min

Let's be honest. We are all getting a little bit restless after being stuck inside on lockdown for the past 2 months.

Many of us have fallen into bad habits such as drinking alcohol, stress-eating, and being unproductive.

In episode 88 of The Primal Example Podcast, Joe shares 3 ways to enhance fat loss, upgrade energy levels, and improve mood during lockdown.

Use these tips as a road map to break the bad habits that you may ha...

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Seven-time New York Times bestselling author Dr. Joel Fuhrman sits down with Primal Example's Joe Condora to discuss all things health and wellness including Dr. Fuhrman's new book Eat for Life.

Check out the full video podcast on Primal Example's Instagram!

Topics discussed in the episode include:

- Dr. Fuhrman's thoughts on the coronavirus epidemic

- Coronavirus vs. the flu

- Why Dr. Fuhrman is not a fan of olive...

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In episode 86 of The Primal Example Podcast, Joe discusses specific foods and supplements that can bolster your immune system and keep you safe and healthy during quarantine.

To all of our supporters: If there is anything we at Primal Example can do to assist you in these troubling times, reach out to us on the Primal Example Instagram and let us know. 

We will do everything we can to support you.

Topics discussed:

  • Intermittent f...
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    When it comes to weight loss, most people think they know what to do: EXERCISE MORE.

    However, research consistently shows that exercise is not an effective weight loss tool.

    In episode 85 of The Primal Example Podcast, Joe breaks down the science behind why exercise does not increase weight loss.

    He also shares 3 ways to increase your metabolism.

    Be sure to follow Primal Example on Instagram for bonus weight loss tips.

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    You are what you eat ... or so they say.

    While it's true that the food that you LITERALLY becomes you, that saying "you are what you eat" is not entirely accurate.

    More accurately, YOU ARE WHAT YOU DIGEST.

    Unfortunately, the digestive system isn't well understood or discussed often enough. 

    In episode 84 of The Primal Example Podcast, Joe shares 3 mealtime tips to improve digestion and takes you thru a little Anatom...

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    As the new year rolls around, many people are looking to start a detox to jump-start their New Year's weight loss goals.

    In this episode, Joe responds to the comment "Toxins are a lie. Detoxing is BS" that was left on episode 57 of the podcast.

    Joe discusses the best detox practices, detox supplements, and toxic chemicals found in our food & water supply.

     

    Topics discussed:

    - Episode 57 with Stephen Cabral

    - Conne...

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    December 11, 2019 21 min

    You aren't going to find success if you don't have a clear, defined vision.

    But a vision is useless without ACTION.

    In episode 82, Joe shares 3 mindset shifts to make moving into 2020 to help you get clear on your vision, take action, and achieve those elusive goals.

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    In the first installment of the "Let's Talk About It" series, Joe answers the question "What is your biggest regret when starting Primal Example?".

    If you want to contribute to the "Let's Talk About It" series and have any topics you'd like discussed on the show, submit your comments and questions HERE

    Connect with us on Instagram!

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    While intermittent fasting has gained mainstream popularity over the last 10 years, it's something that is ingrained in our DNA since the beginning of time. 

    Since we were hunter-gatherers, we never knew when the next meal was going to come. Our bodies adapted and became highly efficient at counteracting this and activating several different biological processes when food was scarce.

    While it was a survival mechanism in hunter-...

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    A 2016 survey estimated that the U.S supplement industry is at 122 billion dollar industry. With Americans getting fatter, sicker, and our healthspan's decreasing, we find ourselves turning to supplements, trying to reverse (or at least slow down) the aging process. 

    In episode 79, Joe discusses the 7 supplements that he is currently taking and breaks down why he is taking them.

    If you are interested in applying for our persona...

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    In episode 78, Joe shares 3 ways to incorporate a gratitude practice into your life and the science behind the health benefits of expressing gratitude.

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    Topics discussed:

  • Episode 76 - The story of Joe's father
  • The health benefits of journaling
  • The guided journal Joe uses
  • Setting intentions out loud to make them real
  • The importance of silence
  • Thanks for listeni...

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    In episode 77 of The Primal Example Podcast, Joe answers questions submitted by listeners thru Instagram, Facebook, and email.

    Be sure to hit us up on social media and ask us any questions you have for our next Q&A!

    Topics discussed include:'

  • Supplements vs medications
  • Curcumin can thin your blood
  • Spirulina can slow blood clotting
  • The dangers of fish oil supplements
  • The dangers of flax oil
  • The science of CBD
  • CBD as an anx...
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    Growing up, my father was my best friend. We did everything together. He coached all of my sport's teams, I delivered newspapers with him in the morning, and I even skipped high school prom to stay home with him and watch a movie.

    About 3 years ago, my father suffered his third stroke; this one, a brain stem stroke, leaving him fully paralyzed. In addition to being fully paralyzed, he requires a feeding tube to be fed and is...

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    According to new research out of Harvard, Tinder users are more likely to have an eating disorders. Additional research shows that Tinder users report high levels of body shame and dissatisfaction with their appearance.

    In episode 7 of Primal Example short sodes, Joe digs deep into the research and discusses what the main takeaways of this research should be.

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    In episode 6 of Primal Example Short Sodes, Joe discusses new research from the UK showing that ALL SHRIMP SAMPLES involved in the study tested positive for cocaine, ketamine, pharmaceuticals, and dangerous pesticides. 

    If you enjoy this episode, make sure to subscribe to the show on iTunes and follow us on Instagram @PrimalExample.

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    It seems like everywhere you turn, you hear someone talking about the ketogenic diet.

    Some people claim that the ketogenic has helped them lose 100 pounds in a year, that it is a cure for cancer, or that it can help treat Alzheimer's disease. Others claim that keto is dangerous and unproven.

    So which is true?

    In episode 5 of Primal Example short sodes, Erica and Joe break down what THE RESEARCH shows about ketogenic diet...

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    According to recent surveys, US adults are having less sex than ever. Nearly 1/4 people claim that they haven't had sex AT ALL in the past year.

    With sex frequency (with a loving partner) being a predictor of healthspan and lifespan, it's important that we understand the factors at play here.

    The most shocking p...

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    Did you know that being on hormonal birth control can alter who you are attracted to?

    Interestingly, hormonal birth control can alter your attractions and nudge you to be more attracted to people with similar genetics to you. From an ancestral health perspective, this is not good.

    From a survival point a view, we are naturally designed to be attracted to people with genes that are more different from us in order to diversify t...

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    While we at Primal Example have a reputation of being vegan haters, that is far from the truth. While we don't feel like veganism promotes optimal health for most people, we recognize that a properly formulated vegan diet can provide a myriad of health benefits.

    While there are plenty of upsides to following a vegan diet, there are also some downsides.

    In episode 4 of Primal Example Short Sodes, Joe & Erica discuss the...

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    In the United States, the average commute time (round trip) is nearly 1 hour per day. If you work 5 days per week, that amounts to nearly 5 hours per week that are spent commuting.

    Unfortunately, many of us waste this valuable time. Instead of using this time to focus on personal growth, knowledge seeking, or surrounding ourselves with positivity, many of us use this time to engage in toxic behaviors such as checking social medi...

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