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

Recipe: Creamy Ginger Carrot Soup

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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: Side Dish, Soups Servings: 3-4 Equipment: Immersion blender or blender, cooking pot Ingredients: 1 lb carrots, cut into ½ inch thick rounds 3 cups chicken stock 1 inch piece fresh ginger, minced 1 tsp dried ginger 1 tsp cumin 4 to 6 TB grass fed butter 2 TB freshly squeezed orange… Read More

RHR: Vegetables—How Many to Eat and What Kinds

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We have a simple question this week, but I’m sure it’s one that a lot of people actually wonder about. We all hear that we should eat a lot of vegetables, but is this one of these assumptions that we just don’t question and it’s actually not true? What does the research actually say about how many servings of vegetables a day we should eat? What are all the relevant issues? There are, of course, lots… Read More

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 42, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past Bill Lagakos (of the site Calories Proper) recently wrote an article on the “essential” fatty acids found in vegetable oil, and how they’re not really essential when DHA intake is adequate. Omega-3 fats like DHA and EPA cannot be synthesized by the body and thus we must consume them to prevent a… Read More