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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Learn more about heart health and how your diet does—and doesn’t—raise your risk for this deadly disease.

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.
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There are many health benefits of saunas.
Has Ancestral Health Gone Mainstream?
Not long ago, the concept of “ancestral health” was met with complete skepticism. But a renewed interest in studying the health of modern hunter–gatherer tribes is signaling a change in conventional thinking.
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Ancestral health
Coconut Oil Is Still Healthy, Despite AHA Claims
A recent AHA presidential advisory recommends yet again that we reduce our saturated fat intake to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Coconut oil was added to the “avoid” list. But is it really unhealthy?
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Is coconut oil good or bad?
Why Has the American Approach to Heart Disease Failed?
A recent article correctly suggests that diet and lifestyle changes are more effective in preventing and treating heart disease. Read on to discover why the American approach to heart disease has failed.
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Heart disease in America is on the rise.
RHR: The Functional Medicine Approach to High Cholesterol
The message that “cholesterol is bad” is out of date and doesn’t match the most recent scientific evidence. Today I discuss the six underlying causes of high cholesterol and how to address them.
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Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
An Update on Omega-6 PUFAs
Advice to increase omega-3 fatty acid consumption and decrease omega-6 consumption is widespread. Learn about the benefits of foods high in omega-6 and the negative effects of industrial seed oils on human health.
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pufas
Could You Benefit From Intermittent Fasting?
Intermittent fasting is a powerful tool for preventing and reversing disease. Learn how this dietary approach could help you optimize your health.
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intermittent fasting and cholesterol
RHR: Should Everyone Supplement with Fish Oil?
Fish oil may not be all it was cracked up to be, especially in the case of heart disease prevention. In this podcast I'll discuss what the latest research says about fish oil supplementation.
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Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
The Roundup
Here is The Roundup, Edition 50, bringing you the best health research and paleo recipes from around the web over the past two weeks.
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