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RHR: The Functional Medicine Approach to Cancer, with Lise Alschuler
While the conventional approach to cancer has made some strides, it doesn’t recognize how important diet and lifestyle are for treatment and prevention. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. Lise...
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CT Scans and Cancer: What Are the Risks?
The doctor orders a CT scan for your recurring abdominal pain. When you ask about radiation, she assures you that the dose is low and that CTs are safe. But are they? Is there a...
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CT scans are used to generate images—such as these images of a patient’s chest—that can help doctors diagnose an illness or injury. However, there is a small, but non-negligible, link between CT scans and cancer.
RHR: The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer
Today I’ll review the research supporting the metabolic theory of cancer and explore how the ketogenic diet may impact cancer tumor growth.
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Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
Are Cell Phones Dangerous to Your Health?
There’s growing concern over the potential adverse health effects of long-term exposure to electromagnetic radiation from cell phones. Should you be concerned?
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Are Your Skincare Products Toxic? Deodorant and Antiperspirant.
The aluminum found in many deodorants could contribute to diseases such as breast cancer and Alzheimer’s. Find out what you should use instead.
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RHR: Heart Attacks and Red Meat—Correlation or Causation?
In today's episode we're answering a listener question about the truth about red meat and TMAO. We're also discussing the Neu5Gc compound.
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Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
RHR: How Shift Work Impacts Your Health—and What to Do about It
In this episode, we're answering a listener question regarding shift work, how it impacts your health for better or worse, and how to mitigate that impact.
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Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
Does Avoiding the Sun Shorten Your Lifespan?
Not getting enough sunlight may be just as bad (or worse) as getting too much. Read on for strategies for striking a balance in how much sunlight you get.
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Is Refined Sugar Really Toxic?
In this series, we've looked at alternative sweeteners. But what about plain old white sugar? What about high fructose corn syrup? Read on for details.
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