RHR: How to Gain Weight on a Paleo Diet

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This is a question that I get fairly regularly.  I think in part that’s because the population of people who read my blog and listen to my podcast and follow my work is not necessarily the typical standard American population.  Weight loss is definitely a concern in my world, but it’s not as much of a concern as you would expect, given the statistics on an overall basis in the US.  I probably get a… Read More

Why Paleo is Taking the World by Storm

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Back in June I spoke at a conference called Revitalize at the Miraval Resort in Tuscon, AZ, which was organized by MindBodyGreen.com. They invited 100 thought leaders and experts in the fields of nutrition, personal growth, fitness, and “green living” to present and collaborate on creating a healthier future. My talk was called “Why Paleo Is Taking the World By Storm”. I share my personal story using a personalized Paleo approach to recover from a… Read More

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

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 36, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past Researchers recently tested the effects of walking on a treadmill desk while completing mentally demanding tasks. Their results showed that that performance on cognitive tasks are not impaired by walking on an active workstation. They then concluded that implementing active workstations into offices and classrooms could be a way to decrease sitting… Read More

RHR: 4 Natural Alternatives to Aspirin

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The question here is, does taking an aspirin a day or a baby aspirin a day, which is really just a low dose of aspirin, make sense for preventing cardiovascular disease and blood clots?  In particular, Betty’s question was about polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia, and we’re going to call that ET.  That’s what it goes by in the medical world, and it’s going to save me from saying “essential thrombocythemia” every time!  In these… Read More

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 35, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past The New York Times recently wrote a story about “vamping” teenagers, a new trend where teens stay up all night using social media, surfing the web, and messaging friends. It’s unsurprising that this is such common behavior amongst young people, considering how so many teenagers have smartphones, laptops, and televisions in their… Read More