Recipe: Creamy Avocado and Tomato Dressing

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This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. Type of dish: Dressing Servings: Makes 1 1/2 cups Equipment: Blender Ingredients: 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, very finely minced 2 TB fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped 2 TB coconut cream 1 TB cilantro, finely chopped 1 small tomato, seeded and very finely chopped… Read More

RHR: How To Make Healthy Living More Affordable and Accessible

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I’m really excited to have Gunnar Lovelace on the show. He’s the CEO and co-founder of a new and really exciting company called THRIVE Market that is dedicated to offering these healthy lifestyle products at a really deep discount, often 30% to 50% off of full retail price. Above and beyond that, they have a very strong social mission. It’s a membership-based store. I’ll let Gunnar tell us more about it. But for every paid… Read More

Dr. Amy Nett is Accepting New Patients

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We’re happy to announce that Dr. Nett is now accepting new patients who either live in the SF Bay Area or are willing to travel here for their case review consultation. Several weeks ago I announced that Dr. Sunjya Schweig, a functional medicine MD, and I have joined together to create the California Center for Functional Medicine (CCFM). We decided to collaborate because we share a similar approach to functional medicine and patient care, and… Read More

RHR: What Causes Neuropathy—and How To Treat It

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This is an important topic and something that’s fairly commonly experienced. There’s not a lot of great information out there in the conventional medical world on how to troubleshoot neuropathy if you’re experiencing it. In this episode, we cover: 2:28 Potential Causes of Neuropathy 5:44 Testing for B12 Deficiency 10:10 Four stages of B12 Deficiency 14:40 Five Potential Causes of B12 Deficiency 17:36 Treating B12 Deficiency  Chris Kresser:  Hey, everyone. It’s Chris here. Steve is away.… Read More

How To Keep Your Bones Healthy On A Paleo Diet

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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 for ChrisKresser.com. Click here to learn more about her nutrition consulting services. One of the most common concerns of those starting a Paleo diet is that the diet is low in calcium. In fact, this is one of the biggest complaints from conventional medical professionals and dietitians: that by excluding dairy and grains, that we won’t be able to get… Read More

Recipe: Marinara Sauce

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This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. Type of dish: Condiment, Sauces Servings: Makes 2 cups Equipment: Pot Ingredients: ⅓ cup packed sun-dried tomatoes 1 TB traditional fat of choice 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 TB minced garlic 2 cups puréed tomatoes 1 TB Italian seasoning salt and pepper Directions: Prepare the sun-dried tomatoes: If they were packed in oil, simply… Read More