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Myths & Truths

In today’s digital world it is hard to distinct myths & truths about health and medicine. We will try to provide clarity in these articles.

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 Top 5 Myths about Meditation
Meditation has gone mainstream, much more so than it once was. Yet, there are a lot of misconceptions about meditation that may be stopping you from starting and sticking with your own practice.
Contrary to some common myths about meditation, you don’t have to sit cross-legged—like this young man is doing—to meditate.
Why You Should Be Skeptical of the Latest Nutrition Headlines: Part 2
Nutrition headlines can contain dire health warnings, but are they trustworthy? Check out part 2 of this series to find out why you should remain skeptical.
Collecting data, like this researcher is doing by examining a petri dish, impacts the latest nutrition headlines.
Why You Should Be Skeptical of the Latest Nutrition Headlines: Part 1
Nutrition headlines can contain dire health warnings, but how trustworthy are they? Check out this series to find out why you should remain skeptical.
Collecting data, like this researcher is doing on a patient chart, impacts the latest nutrition headlines.
The Effects of Non-Antibiotic Drugs on the Microbiome
Most people know that antibiotics can have adverse effects on the composition of the gut microbiome. But did you know that nearly a quarter of non-antibiotic drugs can as well?
Non-antibiotic drugs
Do Low-Carb Diets during Pregnancy Increase the Risk of Birth Defects?
A recent study suggests that a low-carb diet may increase the risk of birth defects. But was it really the lack of carbohydrates, or was it something else?
Low carb pregnancy
The Dark Side of Green Smoothies
The green smoothie fad has taken the world by storm, but these drinks have a dark side that people aren’t aware of. Learn about why these beverages may not be conducive to optimal health.
Are green smoothies healthy
Sleep Deprivation in Kids and Teens: A Real Cause for Concern
Do your kids get enough sleep? A recent report by the CDC suggests that most children are missing some Z’s. Learn how much sleep kids really need and tips on helping kids get more shut-eye.
Sleep deprived kids
RHR: What the Heck Should We Eat? with Dr. Mark Hyman
Today, we chat with Dr. Mark Hyman about what you should eat and various ways you can sift through the changing and conflicting overload of dietary information.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser