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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


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.