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Category Archives: Philosophy of Health

Survival Value Health Cast episodes that discusses the big ideas behind thinking differently about health

Tactical vegan cooking with Jason Wrobel – Episode 015

Tactical vegan cooking with Jason Wrobel – Episode 015

Every non-vegan should own at least one vegan cookbook. And as celebrity chef Jason Wrobel’s new cookbook Eaternity starts with a milkshake recipe for a better sex life, this cookbook might be a great place to start. Jason says cooking shouldn’t be about labeling what kind of eater you are (vegetarian, paleo, organic, etc…) –… Continue Reading

The cultural effects of happy pills? Antidepressants from a different angle – Episode 008

The cultural effects of happy pills? Antidepressants from a different angle – Episode 008

Modern people are depressed. Especially in America. And especially women. Or at least that’s the conclusion we come to looking at the levels of persons taking medication for depression. Specifically a kind of anti-depression medication called SSRIs, or selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors. Today we asked the question: what are the cultural effects of so many… Continue Reading

Are you man or machine? – Episode 006

Are you man or machine? – Episode 006

With the advancement of science and technology in the 20th century, health care in the United States has narrowed its perspective to an almost purely mechanistic view when it comes to the assessment and treatment of health and disease. For the first time in human history, mechanism has evolved to become the only acceptable authority… Continue Reading

Can you trust science? – Episode 002

Can you trust science? – Episode 002

Can you trust science when it comes to your health? Is there a crisis in science? We take a crack at science versus scientism, bias versus corruption, and even discuss the spooky stuff that happens when human beings try to study life in a lab. Is there a crisis happening in science, and can you… Continue Reading