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The Misunderstood Science of Metabolism

Duke University Professor Herman Pontzer in conversation with Robin Ince

59 mins watch time

Posted May 2021

Philosophy, Psychology & Personal Development, Science, Technology & the Future

Duke University evolutionary biologist Herman Pontzer has spent twenty years conducting groundbreaking research studies into the science of metabolism. He joins us with a myth-busting tour of this vital system, exploring the ways it influences every aspect of our health – from fertility to immune function. And you’ll discover why exercise does not increase our metabolic rate – and what this means for effective weight loss.