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The Nitrate and Nitrite Myth: Another Reason Not to Fear Bacon
The belief that nitrates and nitrates cause serious health problems has been entrenched in popular consciousness and media. But is it really true?
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Chronic Stress, Cortisol Resistance, and Modern Disease
You've heard of insulin resistance, leptin resistance, and possibly even thyroid resistance.  But have you heard of "cortisol resistance"?
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Does Red Meat Increase Your Risk of Death?
In today's episode, we're discussing the latest Harvard report on the dangers of red meat.
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The Little Known (But Crucial) Difference Between Folate and Folic Acid
If someone asked you the difference between folic acid and folate, would you know the answer?
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Is Your Daily Shower Making You Sick?
Chlorine and chloramine are disinfectants added to our public water supply. Exposure to these chemicals could be doing more harm than we realize.
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Myths and Truths About Fiber
For decades, fiber has been touted as an essential component of a healthy diet, yet many of these health claims have not been proven by research.
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A Silent Epidemic with Serious Consequences—What You Need to Know about B12 Deficiency
B12 deficiency isn't a bizarre, mysterious disease. But recent research suggests it's far more common than previously believed.
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This tired man rubbing his eyes may be experiencing B12 deficiency.
How Too Much Omega-6 and Not Enough Omega-3 Is Making Us Sick
We’re consuming up to 25 times more omega-6 fat than we need, and too much omega-6 is contributing to the epidemic of modern, inflammatory disease.
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Where’s the Beef?
More worthless propaganda wrongly condemning red meat was splashed across the newspapers this week. Here's why you should ignore it.
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