RHR: Chronic Fatigue—Treating the Cause Not the Symptoms

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Symptoms are important because they can give us clues to what the underlying mechanisms might be that are contributing to a health problem. However, if you focus on the underlying mechanisms and causes the symptoms tend to resolve on their own. When treating a nonspecific symptom like fatigue, you have to investigate all seven of the primary mechanisms that lead to disease.

Recipe: Taro and Bacon Hash

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Taro is an interesting alternative to sweet potatoes or celery root for breakfast or lunch. This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs.

Get More Goat in Your Life

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This is a guest post by Diana Rodgers of Sustainable Dish. I’m a farmer and paleo nutritionist, and my friend Chris has generously offered to let me tell you about why I love goats. In my latest book, , I provide over 100 seasonal recipes and also provide a complete guide to how healthy food is produced. The following is an excerpt from the chapter on goats, including a recipe so you can give goat… Read More

RHR: New Research and Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson’s is obviously a neurological, neurodegenerative condition. If you’ve been following my work, listening to this show for any length of time, you’ll know that I spend a lot of time thinking and talking about the gut-brain axis. Whenever we talk about any kind of brain condition, we always have to look at the gut. And vice versa. If we’re talking about gut condition, we have to look at the health of the brain. That’s… Read More

Why Are Scientists and the Public So Often At Odds?

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I recently listened to a program on NPR’s Science Friday called “Scientists and the Public Disagree on Key Issues.” The gist of it was that although a consensus has been reached among scientists on issues like nutrition, vaccination, genetically-modified foods (GMOs), and climate change, the general public often disregards their advice. Not surprisingly, the position taken by the scientists interviewed on the program was that this disconnect between scientists and the general public is mostly… Read More