RHR: How To Make Healthy Living More Affordable and Accessible


I’m really excited to have Gunnar Lovelace on the show. He’s the CEO and co-founder of a new and really exciting company called THRIVE Market that is dedicated to offering these healthy lifestyle products at a really deep discount, often 30% to 50% off of full retail price. Above and beyond that, they have a very strong social mission. It’s a membership-based store. I’ll let Gunnar tell us more about it. But for every paid… Read More

Is it Safe to Cook with Olive Oil?


This is a guest post written by staff nutritionist Kelsey Marksteiner, RD. Click here to read her blog or join her newsletter! Olive oil has always been a nutrition saint. Its health benefits have been touted for ages – high in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer…the list goes on. (1, 2) Heck, even the USDA agrees the stuff is great for our health! Yet there’s a popular myth circulating in the Paleo community that it’s unsafe to… Read More

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Good health and conscious living aren’t always cheap. Sure, there are ‘free’ things you can do to improve your health: sleep enough, manage your stress, move your body, and eat less processed and refined food. Those are crucial steps to take—and they’ve been the foundation of my recommendations for years. But I’m also an advocate of eating fresh, organic, nutrient-dense food, and using green, non-toxic cleaning and personal care products, and let’s face it—they can… Read More

RHR: What You Should Know About Histamine Intolerance


A lot of my patients are curious about this. I’m not going to say that we’re seeing more of it, because I’m not sure if that’s actually true. I think the awareness of it is higher, so we’re paying more attention to it. It may also be true that we’re seeing more of it, and there are some reasons why that might be the case, which will be revealed as we go through this answer.… Read More

9 Ways To Add Plantains To Your Diet


Plantains are a staple in Latin American cooking, but they’re relatively unknown in the US, Canada, and other western, industrialized countries. This is unfortunate, because they’re one of the most versatile starches available (as you will see below). They’re also rich in nutrients like potassium, beta carotene, vitamin B6, and vitamin C, and a good source of dietary fiber. While I’m a huge fan of plantains, I’ll admit they have a couple of disadvantages as… Read More

The Roundup


Blast from the Past Eran Elinav of the Weisman Institute of Science, has found that gut bacteria changes when sleep patterns are disrupted, with bacteria that causes obesity tending to predominate. This could explain further why jet lag and lack of sleep due to shift work are linked to health problems, including gastrointestinal symptoms, metabolic issues, and fatigue. Many of us understand that our diet affects our gut flora, but our sleep? Not something we… Read More