RHR: Beyond BPA – What the Plastics Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

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The plastics industry is worth about $375 billion a year, so if you think that there might be some vested interests that are not particularly thrilled about new evidence suggesting even BPA-free plastics are potentially harmful, then you’d probably be right. So I decided to do a Revolution Health Radio show to get the word out about this information. In this episode, we cover: 2:00 What Chris ate for breakfast 5:40 New evidence: chemicals in… Read More

Recipe: Almond Milk

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This post is sponsored by the Meal Plan Generator, which features over 600 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. Freshly made almond milk is vastly preferable to packaged store bought and the remaining almond pulp can be used to make desserts or savory cheese-like dips. Type of dish: Fundamentals Equipment: Blender, cheesecloth, cloth sprouting bag, or nut milk bag, two 1 quart glass jars Servings: Makes about 2 quarts (2 l/80 fl oz) Ingredients:… Read More

Important Update on Selenium Supplementation

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A while back I wrote an article on the role of selenium in autoimmune thyroid disease. I summarized several studies which found that selenium supplementation reduced inflammation and damage to thyroid tissue, lowered thyroid antibody levels in the blood, and improved the conversion of T4 to T3. However, I also sounded a note of caution when it comes to selenium supplementation: “These preliminary studies show the positive effects of selenium supplementation on inflammatory activity in… Read More

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 28, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past You might want to stand up for this one: yet another study suggests that a single bout of exercise alone is not enough to mitigate the harmful effects of too much sitting. This particular study used healthy, normal weight adults and put them through one of three experimental conditions: continuous sitting for… Read More

5 More Ways to Manage Anxiety Without Drugs

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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. “And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to your life?” Christian Verse (Luke 12:25) Last week, I wrote about my top three ways to manage anxiety without drugs. I really enjoyed reading the comments,… Read More

RHR: Why You Need a ‘Digital Detox’ (and How to Do It Right)

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Do you often have difficulty sustaining attention in tasks?  Do you often have difficulty listening when one is speaking to you directly?  Do you often have difficulty organizing tasks and activities?  In this episode, we cover my best tips to do your own ‘Digital Detox’ (and who might need one). In this episode, we cover: 2:02 How to tell you need a ‘Digital Detox’ 14:20 Chris’s best tips to do your own ‘Digital Detox’ 22:34… Read More