December 2018 | Chris Kresser
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People with a technology addiction may feel compelled to check their smartphone wherever they are, including while waiting for the subway, like this group of people.
How a Technology Addiction Can Hurt Your Health
Technology addiction is a very real problem. Innovations such as smartphones, social media, and the internet are addictive by their very nature. They’re specifically engineered to take advantage of human vulnerabilities and hardwired basic needs.
December 28, 2018
Men need estrogen too. Taking time to meditate, like this man is doing, can help manage stress and keep estrogen levels in check.
Estrogen in Men: Why You Need to Balance Your Hormones as You Age
Low testosterone in men is widely studied and discussed, but doctors often overlook the importance of balanced estrogen. Learn about estrogen and men’s health, and what to do if your levels aren’t in line.
December 26, 2018
Though life expectancy in the U.S. is falling, active, healthy seniors—like this grandfather gardening with his grandson—can still enjoy long, fulfilling lives.
Life Expectancy in the U.S.: Why the Numbers Are Falling
How can you gauge the health and well-being of a population? Overall life expectancy is one key measure. However, life expectancy has been declining in the U.S. How we can turn the tide?
December 21, 2018
This doctor is likely experiencing stress. Doctors—and other professionals—may need help learning how to avoid burnout at work.
How to Avoid Burnout at Work and Stay Motivated on the Job
Jobs are often difficult and stressful. If you’re exhausted and feeling detached at work, you’re likely experiencing professional burnout. Here's how to avoid burnout or how to correct it if you’re already experiencing it.
December 20, 2018
This coconut milk carries numerous health benefits.
Coconut Milk: This Is Your Comprehensive Guide
Coconut milk has an impressive array of health benefits and is an excellent dairy alternative. Learn about the traditional uses of coconut milk and how to make your own at home.
December 15, 2018
Those with thyroid problems should steer clear of goitrogenic foods, like this broccoli.
Here’s What You Should Know about Goitrogenic Foods and Thyroid Health
Goitrogenic foods can be a problem for people with thyroid issues. Check out this infographic for information on which foods are goitrogenic, how you can limit their effects, and who should be extra-concerned about goitrogens.
December 13, 2018
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RHR: The Health Benefits of Bee Products, with Carly Stein
Bee products like propolis, royal jelly and unpasteurized honey can strengthen your immune system, improve memory and even help you sleep. In this episode, Beekeeper’s Naturals founder Carly Stein joins me to discuss the benefits.
December 11, 2018
These people are lying down and conducting a body scan, which is an effective breathing exercise for stress relief.
My Top 5 Breathing Exercises for Stress Relief
Chronic stress can impact every part of your body. Simple breathing exercises for stress relief can help. Check out these five techniques to find relief.
December 7, 2018
Taking a moment to complete a journaling exercise, like this woman is doing, is an easy way to use positive psychology to improve your mood.
How to Use Positive Psychology to Improve Your Health
Your emotions impact your health. The good news is that through positive psychology, you can retrain your brain to follow healthier, more beneficial emotional patterns and learn to let go of negative ways of thinking.
December 6, 2018