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Adrenal Fatigue & HPA Axis
Cortisol is a steroid hormone released by the adrenals, which sit on top of the kidneys. I’m sure most people listening have heard of cortisol, so I’m not going to go into too much detail. Basically, it’s a stress hormone that gets released in order to manifest our fight-or-flight response in stressful conditions. Another thing that cortisol can do is raise blood sugar if it’s dropped below a safe level, through gluconeogenesis. Then finally, cortisol has… Read More
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. Carbohydrates, and the role they play in a healthy diet, are one of the most hotly contested nutritional debates in the world, both in conventional and ancestral health circles. One one side, you’ve got folks who say that carbohydrates are… Read More
I consider coffee to be a gray-area food, and by that I mean that the scientific research suggests that it’s beneficial when it’s well tolerated by the individual, but it’s not always well tolerated. Other foods that would fit into this category would be dairy products, properly prepared legumes, even properly prepared grains, dark chocolate, alcohol, even tea. These are things that our ancestors didn’t eat. They’re all relatively new agricultural foods, meaning they’ve only… Read More
One of the downsides of using “the Pill” is that many times it’s hard to get back to a normal menstrual cycle once you stop taking it. This is especially frustrating for women who have stopped taking birth control because they want to become pregnant. Read on to learn how to recover from post birth control syndrome using diet and lifestyle changes.
This RHR episode is about how to address male and female hormone issues. This is a question I get a lot, but I realize I haven’t really specifically addressed it either on the blog or in the podcast, so that’s what we’re going to do in this new, shorter podcast format. Let us know what you think about these new shorter segments in the comments. In this episode, we cover: 2:55 The right and wrong way to treat hormonal… Read More