RHR: All About Fecal Microbiota Transplants


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

Recipe: Braised Fennel


This post is sponsored by the Meal Plan Generator, which features over 600 Paleo recipes personalized to meet your unique needs. “Braising” means to brown something in a fat, and then cook it, covered, until it is tender. This process works perfectly with fennel, creating an amazing side dish. Type of dish: Side Dish Equipment: Large skillet Servings: Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 large, 2 medium, or 3 very small fennel bulbs 2 TB traditional fat of choice ½ cup… Read More

The Roundup


Here is The Roundup, Edition 26, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past On Monday, The New York Times reviewed a large and exhaustive new analysis by a team of international scientists, which found no evidence that eating saturated fat increased heart attacks and other cardiac events. The lead researcher suggested that it is refined carbs, and not dietary fat, that is the heavy hitter… Read More

Recipe: Caramelized Onion and Beet Soup


This is a guest recipe by Arsy Vartanian, one of my former patients and author of , which will be published on March 25th, 2014. This recipe is one of the many delicious, Paleo-friendly recipes featured in the book. You can ! As a bonus, if you pre-order the book, you get a free copy of the eBook, The Paleo Foodie Dinner Party. All you have to do is forward your pre-order receipt to paleodinnerparty@gmail.com, and… Read More

Does Eating Red Meat Increase the Risk of Diabetes?


No matter how often I write articles defending the place of red meat in a healthy diet, there are always people who get bent out of shape whenever a new study is published with a different twist on the same old “red meat is killing us” story. Although I can’t say addressing these (often ridiculous) studies is the most exciting undertaking, I wanted to write about this one because it’s a prime example of the… Read More

RHR: The Truth About Legumes, Saturated Fats, and Vegetarian Diets


This week we cover two controversial topics: the legume-Paleo debate and my latest article on vegetarian and vegan diets. In this episode, we cover: 1:30 What Chris ate for breakfast 4:02 Behind the Dr. Oz controversey 15:00 Are legumes Paleo? 25:57 Why you should think twice about vegetarian and vegan diets 30:22 Is there any evidence saturated fat is bad? 31:50 Fermented foods and FODMAP intolerance 33:57 What to do for an infant on antibiotics… Read More