RHR: Are Food Intolerance Tests Accurate?

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In order for a test to produce actionable and reliable information, the methodology must be plausible, it should be independently verified, and the results should be consistent and reproducible.  These are really all fundamental aspects of the scientific method in general, and specifically, it’s how clinical diagnostic tests are validated.  If a test doesn’t meet these criteria, then we really can’t rely on the information that it gives us. In this episode, we cover: 00:32 … Read More

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 61, bringing you the best health research and paleo recipes from around the web over the past two weeks.

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Recipe: Roast Root Vegetables with Pancetta Bacon

The difference between Italian Pancetta bacon and regular bacon is that Pancetta isn’t smoke cured and therefore has a milder taste. Pancetta is usually sliced thinner than bacon so when cooked it becomes very crisp. Any root vegetables can be used in this recipe.

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Recipe: Hearts of Palm and Shrimp Salad

Heart of palm, also known as the “millionaire’s salad,” has a taste similar to that of artichokes. Originally harvested by cutting down whole palm trees, hearts of palm are now produced through sustainable cultivation and are therefore readily available (and affordable). Buy them in glass jars labelled “cultivated.”