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Fertility & Pregnancy

Is a Low-Carb Diet Ruining Your Health?

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This is a guest post by Laura Schoenfeld, a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Public Health, and staff nutritionist and content manager for ChrisKresser.com. You can learn more about Laura by checking out her popular blog or visiting her on Facebook. Carbohydrates, and the role they play in a healthy diet, are one of the most hotly contested nutritional debates in the world, both in conventional and ancestral health circles. One one side, you’ve got folks who say that carbohydrates are… Read More

Get Your Period Back: 5 Tips For Recovering From Post Birth Control Syndrome

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This is a guest post by Laura Schoenfeld, a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Public Health, and staff nutritionist and content manager for ChrisKresser.com. You can learn more about Laura by checking out her popular blog or visiting her on Facebook. One of the downsides of using “the Pill” is that many times it’s hard to get back to a normal menstrual cycle once you stop taking it. Some of my young female clients in their 20s and 30s who were… Read More

RHR: The Right and Wrong Way to Treat Hormone Imbalance

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This RHR episode is about how to address male and female hormone issues.  This is a question I get a lot, but I realize I haven’t really specifically addressed it either on the blog or in the podcast, so that’s what we’re going to do in this new, shorter podcast format.  Let us know what you think about these new shorter segments in the comments. In this episode, we cover: 2:55 The right and wrong way to treat hormonal… Read More

5 Reasons Why Concerns About Mercury in Fish Are Misguided

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In 2004 the EPA and FDA published new guidelines suggesting that pregnant women (and those who might become pregnant) limit their consumption of fish to 12 ounces (340 g) per week due to concerns about mercury exposure. These guidelines, which were only intended for pregnant women for the sake of their developing children, have quickly become an accepted fact among the mainstream media, the medical establishment, and the general public. They have also been indiscriminately… 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 What Chris ate for breakfast 5:40 New evidence: chemicals in… Read More

RHR: Early Evidence For Meat Consumption, The Cholesterol Controversy, and Additional Magnesium Sources

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In this episode I discuss a couple of interesting recent studies, and answer some questions. Enjoy! In this episode, we cover: 1:35 What Chris ate for breakfast 6:27 Early evidence for meat consumption 18:33 Solving the cholesterol controversy 38:22 More details from Chris’s daily routine (and more treadmill desk) 44:00 Additional sources of magnesium 48:35 When should I stop breastfeeding? 52:49 What to do about anxiety during pregnancy Links We Discuss: Oldowan hunting behaviors at… Read More