November 2013 | Chris Kresser
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Harmful or Harmless: Xanthan Gum
I hope everyone had a wonderful and delicious Thanksgiving! Today, I’m continuing my series on common food additives. Last time, I discussed the health effects of carrageenan, a food additive that is commonly used as...
November 29, 2013
The Roundup
Here is The Roundup, Edition 19, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past In a recent article, Stephan Guyenet of Whole Health Source discussed the...
November 27, 2013
Your Personal Paleo Code Book Signing & Launch Party
Note: The Paleologix supplements are no longer available. Please click here to view the products recommended as substitutes. Note: My book, Your Personal Paleo Code, came out in paperback in December 2014 with a new name:...
November 26, 2013
Recipe: Cauliflower and Roasted Garlic Soup
This post is sponsored by the Paleo Recipe Generator, which features over 700 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. If you love garlic, you will love this soup!  It’s the perfect addition to your favorite Fall...
November 25, 2013
3 Reasons Why You Should Be Skeptical of the New Cholesterol Guidelines
I’m sure you’ve heard by now that the leading heart organizations in the U.S. have released updated treatment guidelines for cholesterol-lowering drugs (statins). The changes include discarding the specific numerical targets that have been used...
November 22, 2013
RHR: You Are What Your Bacteria Eat: The Importance of Feeding Your Microbiome – with Jeff Leach
Today, I'm talking with Jeff Leach of the American Gut Project about all things gut and surprising insights from the latest gut bacteria research. Tune in!
November 20, 2013
Ask the RD: Probiotic Timing and the Blood Type Diet
Join Kelsey Marksteiner, MS, RD and Laura Schoenfeld, MPH, RD, staff nutritionists at, as they answer your questions about ancestral and Paleo nutrition. A must-listen for anyone new to the Paleo diet or looking to improve...
November 18, 2013
Harmful or Harmless: Carrageenan
Carrageenan, a heavily discussed additive in the world of alternative health, is an indigestible polysaccharide that is extracted from red algae, and is most commonly used in food as a thickener or stabilizer. Carrageenan-containing seaweeds...
November 15, 2013
The Roundup
Note: The Prescript-Assist supplements discussed in this article are no longer available. Please click here to learn more about a substitute, the Daily Synbiotic from Seed. Here is The Roundup, Edition 18, bringing you the...
November 13, 2013