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8 Healthy Cooking Appliances That Should Be in Your Kitchen
The way you prepare and store foods can impact their influence on your overall health. Find out which healthy cooking equipment you should stock up on—and which harmful tools shouldn’t be in your kitchen.
healthy cooking appliances
Do You Need to Protect Yourself against EMF Dangers?
Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) from cell phones, high-voltage power lines, and Wi-Fi may impact human health. Read on to learn what EMF radiation is and the possible dangers of EMF exposure.
EMF dangers
The Impact Glyphosate Can Have on Your Health
Glyphosate is routinely used on crops like corn, wheat, and soy as a weed killer, but is this chemical harmless to humans? Read on to learn how glyphosate can impact your health.
If this wheat field was treated with herbicides like glyphosate, it could have an impact on your health.
How Mold Exposure Can Hurt Your Gut Health
If you’ve encountered mold, you’ve likely encountered mycotoxins—toxic byproducts of mold. Find out how mold exposure impacts gut health and what to do if you've encountered mycotoxins.
Mold can develop in chronically moist areas, such as behind this kitchen cabinet. This kind of water damage can put residents in danger of mold exposure.
RHR: How to Address the Root Cause of Your Asthma
In this episode, I'm answering a listener question about asthma. I’ll explain four common asthma triggers and talk about how to balance your immune system.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
Heavy Metals and Behavioral Disorders in Children
An epidemic of childhood behavioral disorders is sweeping the globe. Research suggests that heavy metal toxicity may be one of the underlying causes.
Heavy metals in kids
Re-Examining the Evidence on BPA and Plastics
In previous articles, I wrote about the dangers of BPA and BPA-free plastic alternatives. Explore recent evidence on BPA and other plastics, and why you should be diligent about avoiding exposure to these ubiquitous chemicals.
bpa plastics
Wildfires and Air Quality: Steps You Can Take
The recent wildfires in California have been among the worst in the state’s history. Yet a lesser-known effect of wildfires is how they impact air quality. Learn how to avoid the health impacts of wildfires.
There are steps you can take to protect yourself from poor air quality during and after a wildfire.
The Health Benefits of Saunas
Saunas have long been a relaxing and therapeutic practice. Read on to learn about the many health benefits of regular sauna use, both in healthy people and in patients with a variety of health conditions.
There are many health benefits of saunas.