The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 26, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past On Monday, The New York Times reviewed a large and exhaustive new analysis by a team of international scientists, which found no evidence that eating saturated fat increased heart attacks and other cardiac events. The lead researcher suggested that it is refined carbs, and not dietary fat, that is the heavy hitter… Read More

Ask the RD: Nutrition for Better Sleep and Gaining Weight on Paleo

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Join Kelsey Marksteiner, MS, RD and Laura Schoenfeld, MPH, RD, staff nutritionists at ChrisKresser.com, as they answer your questions about ancestral and Paleo nutrition. A must-listen for anyone new to the Paleo diet or looking to improve their current Paleo diet based on their personal needs and health goals. The content on this show reflects the opinion of Kelsey and Laura and does not represent the opinions of Chris Kresser, who has not reviewed the content… Read More

Do Carbs Kill Your Brain?

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Recently, I’ve been hearing from many patients who have read Dr. Perlmutter’s new book, Grain Brain, and are now concerned about their carb intake. In his book, Dr. Perlmutter suggests that dietary carbohydrates cause high blood sugar, inflammation, and other effects that lead to a “toxic brain,” which can then develop into neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression, and others. Based on this line of causality, he recommends that everyone consume a very low… Read More

Nutrition & healing, obstacles to optimal health, macronutrient ratios and more

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In this “Grab Bag Q&A” episode of the podcast, I discuss the role of nutrition in healing, obstacles to optimal health, macronutrient ratios and more.

Reframing the obesity debate: cause/effect, genetics & robot clones

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Have you ever wondered why a low-carb diet works for some people, but not for others? Why some can eat junk food and not get fat? Read this.

Beyond Paleo: moving from a “paleo diet” to a “paleo template”

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Follwing a Paleo diet doesn’t encourage you to think or experiment to find what works for you. Following a Paleo template does.