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Immunity & Autoimmune Disease

RHR: Treating MS and Autoimmune Disease With Dr. Terry Wahls

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We’re back after a long hiatus and our first show of 2014 is really exciting. I interviewed Dr. Terry Wahls, who many of you, I’m sure, have already heard of. She is a physician who has made remarkable progress with her multiple sclerosis using Paleo principles and functional medicine. We haven’t talked a lot about MS on this show, so I thought it would be fantastic to have her on and discuss her own experience… Read More

Staying Healthy When You’re Stuck Inside

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Some of the central features of a healthy lifestyle, such as sunlight, exercise, and connection with nature, are far easier to maintain when you can be outside, but things such as disagreeable weather and rigid work schedules can make that difficult. Although I don’t often have to deal with harsh winter weather in California, I’ve definitely gotten a taste of it over the past couple weeks while traveling for my book tour, so I thought… Read More

RHR: Food Allergy Testing, Tricks for Flu Season and Exclusive Book Bonuses

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This week we discuss the validity of food allergy testing, Chris’s best tip for stopping colds and flus in their tracks, and how to get exclusive bonuses and free stuff when you pre-order the book.  Make sure you check out all the details here! In this episode, we cover: 2:00 What Chris ate for breakfast 3:50 How accurate is food allergy testing? 6:40 How Mother’s diet impacts breast milk 13:31 The ideal ratio of Vitamin… Read More

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 18, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past A recent article in the New York Times (by one of my favorite researchers, Moises Velasquez-Manoff) suggests that exposure to beneficial microbes through spending time on farms and drinking raw milk may actually be a way to “cure” allergies. Velasquez-Manoff writes that “innocuous cowshed microbes, plant material and raw milk protect farming… Read More

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 14, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past A great study was just published illustrating the gut-skin-immune connection and the ability of probiotics to influence that axis. The authors discuss the vicious cycle of inflammatory gut disease, where inflammation leads to leaky gut, which leads to more inflammation, and so on. The inflammatory cytokines produced by this inflammation in the… Read More

RHR: What Are the Hidden Costs of Modern Hygiene?

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In this show I give a summary of the talk I delivered at the Ancestral Health Symposium in Atlanta. Enjoy! In this episode, we cover: 3:45 What Chris ate for breakfast (and a few local sources revealed) 9:40 The hidden costs of modern hygiene 26:50 Other ways to control inflammation 34:30 Should we inoculate our kids with hookworm? Links We Discuss Three Stone Hearth - the Kitchen Chris uses occasionally The RHR Show With Moises Velasquez-Manoff Full Text… Read More