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

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

Recipe: Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Scrambled Eggs

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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. This recipe is perfect for either breakfast or lunch.  Be sure that the mushroom caps are as large as possible as they will shrink considerably when cooked. Type of dish: Breakfast, Lunch Equipment: Heavy bottomed skillet Servings: Serves 2 Ingredients: 6 eggs 4 tsp fresh chives, chopped white pepper to taste ¼ tsp salt 4 slices… Read More

The Roundup

Roundup

Here is The Roundup, Edition 27, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past A new study has found that the number of salivary amylase gene copies appears to be strongly associated with obesity risk in humans. Those who had less than four copies of the AMY1 gene, which is fairly common, were at 8 times higher risk for obesity than those with more than nine… Read More

Do High-Protein Diets Cause Kidney Disease and Cancer?

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It seems like every other week there is a media uproar about the dangers of any number of foods. Lately, the target has been meat – specifically high-protein diets – and its supposed connection to a range of chronic diseases and early death. I’ve discussed high-protein diets a couple times on my podcast (here and here), but with the recent press surrounding a new study on high-protein diets and cancer risk, there’s been yet another… Read More

RHR: All About Fecal Microbiota Transplants

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In this show we have Glenn Taylor of the Taymount Clinic, one of the few places doing fecal microbiota transplants, otherwise known as FMTs. He’s doing some great work, and I know a lot of people are interested in this. It’s a revolutionary treatment, and so I’m looking forward to getting the lowdown. In this episode, we cover: 3:10 The history of Fecal Transplants 10:50 How the Taymount Clinic approaches FMT 16:40 How to screen… Read More