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Optimal Nutrition

Read the latest research-backed articles on optimal nutrition here, and find out how it connects with ancestral health.

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...
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
Nose-to-Tail Eating: Everything You Need to Know
For a balanced nutrient-dense diet, you need to eat nose to tail, like our ancestors did. Find out how to get organ meats, cartilage, and other cuts of meat onto your plate.
Nose to tail
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
RHR: Your Guide to Keto Fasting, with Dr. Joseph Mercola
Keto fasting combines a very-low-carb diet with intermittent periods of fasting—and it has the potential to improve your sleep, cell regeneration, and gut health. Find out more about this lifestyle in this episode of RHR.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
Why You Should Know How to Read a Nutrition Label
Refined grains, added sugars, seed oils, and soy often hide in our food under scientific names or within other ingredients. Find out how to read a nutrition label so you can spot them.
how to read a nutrition label
10 Ways Refined Flour Can Damage Your Health
A significant portion of carb intake comes from refined flour in the form of cookies, crackers, pretzels, bread, pasta, and other products—and that has detrimental effects on our health. Here’s what’s wrong with refined flour.
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RHR: How to Get More Bone Broth into Your Diet, with Justin Mares
Bone broth is common in traditional cultures—but, despite its impressive health benefits, it’s not a staple in the Standard American Diet. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with entrepreneur Justin Mares about...
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
A Complete Guide to the Keto Diet
Who is a good candidate for keto, and who isn’t? How does someone successfully adhere to a ketogenic diet? Check out this article to find out and get tips on following the keto diet.
Keto diet
Intermittent Fasting: The Science Behind the Trend
Intermittent fasting (IF) can lead to weight loss, an improved metabolism, and a lower risk of chronic disease. Find out why IF works—and when it’s a good choice for your health.
Intermittent fasting—combined with a healthy, active lifestyle, like this woman is engaging in—could lead to weight loss.
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