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Is There Any Room For Sweeteners In A Healthy Diet?

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Humans are hard-wired to like sweet foods. Sweet tastes are strongly tied to the reward centers in our brain, and can actually relieve pain and reduce symptoms of depression, PMS, and stress. (1) Unfortunately, these properties strongly dispose us to over-consume sweeteners, and it’s pretty clear that the huge quantities of concentrated sweeteners consumed today are harmful to our health. People are always searching for… Read More

RHR: Beyond BPA – What the Plastics Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

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The plastics industry is worth about $375 billion a year, so if you think that there might be some vested interests that are not particularly thrilled about new evidence suggesting even BPA-free plastics are potentially harmful, then you'd probably be right. So I decided to do a Revolution Health Radio show to get the word out about this information. In this episode, we cover: 2:00… Read More

Recipe: Almond Milk

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This post is sponsored by the Meal Plan Generator, which features over 600 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. Freshly made almond milk is vastly preferable to packaged store bought and the remaining almond pulp can be used to make desserts or savory cheese-like dips. Type of dish: Fundamentals Equipment: Blender, cheesecloth, cloth sprouting bag, or nut milk bag, two 1 quart glass jars… Read More

Important Update on Selenium Supplementation

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A while back I wrote an article on the role of selenium in autoimmune thyroid disease. I summarized several studies which found that selenium supplementation reduced inflammation and damage to thyroid tissue, lowered thyroid antibody levels in the blood, and improved the conversion of T4 to T3. However, I also sounded a note of caution when it comes to selenium supplementation: "These preliminary studies show… Read More

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