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Here’s the Link between Osteoarthritis and Exercise
Regular, moderate workouts might help prevent osteoarthritis—or even alleviate symptoms. Here’s more on the well-established link between osteoarthritis and exercise.
Osteoarthritis and exercise are connected. Engaging in regular, moderate workouts—like this woman swimming—can help prevent the condition or ease symptoms.
My Healing Regimen for Injuries and Surgery
While on a ski trip to Utah with my daughter, I took a bad fall on the slopes. Read on to learn the steps I took to recover from my injuries as fast as possible.
The Microbiota and Bone Health: Yet Another Reason to Protect Your Gut
Could there be a gut–bone axis? Read on to learn how your gut microbes shape your immune system, influence nutrient status, and maintain skeletal health.
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How To Keep Your Bones Healthy On A Paleo Diet
This is a guest post by Laura Schoenfeld, a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Public Health, and staff nutritionist for ChrisKresser.com. Click here to learn more about her nutrition consulting services. One of the most common concerns of those...
Does Dairy Cause Osteoporosis?
I do a lot of myth-busting around here, and it’s usually conventional wisdom that crumbles in the face of scientific evidence. But this time I’m actually siding with conventional wisdom, and busting a myth that’s...
RHR: All About Kidney Stones, Liver Detoxification, and Calcium
Note: The Paleologix supplements discussed in this post are no longer available. Please click here to view the products recommended as substitutes. We’re back with another Q&A episode. In this episode, we cover: 1:00 The cause...
The Acid-Alkaline Myth: Part 1
According to the theory, it is in our best interest to make sure we eat more alkaline foods than acid foods, so that we end up with an overall alkaline load on our body. This...
Why You Should Think Twice about Taking Calcium Supplements
Taking calcium supplements carries some serious health risks. Learn more about the potential dangers of this mineral before you start supplementing.
These dairy products, bone-in fish, and leafy greens can eliminate the need for calcium supplements.
Dairy: Food of the Gods or Neolithic Agent of Disease?
One of the most contentious issues in the Paleo nutrition community is whether dairy products are health-promoting or disease-causing.