RHR: Adrenal Fatigue, Glutathione Status, and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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This week I update you on what’s happening in my private practice and my plans for the next couple of years. I also answer some questions about adrenal fatigue, glutathione and rheumatoid arthritis. In this episode, we cover: 5:30 Important private practice updates and future plans (HINT: new book coming) 17:00 Chris opens up about his experience with adrenal fatigue 33:13 Does Acetyl-glutathione really improve glutathione status? 44:53 Specific steps to reverse rheumatoid arthritis Links… Read More

Why local trumps organic for nutrient content

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I’m sure by now many of you have heard about the Stanford study claiming that organic foods are no healthier or safer than conventional alternatives. There were so many problems with this study and the media reporting of it that it’s difficult to know where to start. To begin with, their results did not, in fact, support the claim that organic foods are “no healthier or safer” than conventional alternatives. Their data – if we… Read More

Recipe: Mexican Liver and Onions

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Need a tasty way to include liver in your diet? Higado Encebollado is a traditional Mexican dish. Type of dish: Entree, Breakfast Equipment: Skillet Servings: Makes 2 to 4 servings Ingredients: 3/4 pound beef liver, sliced 1 large yellow onion, halved and sliced thin 1 1/2 tsp lard or traditional fat of choice salt 1/2 tsp dried oregano pinch dried rosemary roughly chopped cilantro and sliced avocado for garnish Directions: Heat the lard in a… Read More

The gut-skin connection: how altered gut function affects the skin

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I’m preparing for my talk at the upcoming Wise Traditions Conference in Santa Clara, CA on November 10th. I’ll speaking on the “gut-brain-skin axis”, a fascinating topic that I’ve been exploring for some time. I hope some of you will be able to come to the conference, but I thought I’d share a little slice of my research here for those of you who can’t. (If you don’t make the conference and want to watch… Read More

RHR: The Truth About Toxic Mercury in Fish

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From a public health perspective, I think this is one of the most important shows I’ve ever recorded. As it is, most people do not eat enough cold-water, fatty fish, and this is especially true of pregnant women. Concern about mercury toxicity is one of the main reasons for this. But as you’ll learn in this episode, such concerns are unfounded and not supported by the science the majority of the time. In fact, we… Read More

Arsenic in rice: how concerned should you be?

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If you knew there was arsenic in your food, would you eat it? More importantly, would you serve it to your children? Recently, Consumer Reports Magazine released their analysis of arsenic levels in rice products, and the results were concerning. Popular rice products including white rice, brown rice, organic rice baby cereal, and rice breakfast cereals, were all found to contain arsenic, a potent carcinogen that can also be harmful to a child’s developing brain. “In… Read More