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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: Promoting Healthy Longevity with Bone Broth, with Dr. Kara Fitzgerald and Jill Sheppard Davenport
Dr. Kara Fitzgerald and Jill Sheppard Davenport join Chris to highlight their new book, Better Broths and Healing Tonics, which provides recipes for easy, flavorful, health-supportive broths, and add‑ins to “boost” the broths for maximum...
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RHR: Solving the Problem of Vegetable Oils, with Jeff Nobbs
Jeff Nobbs, co-founder and CEO of Zero Acre Farms, joins Chris on Revolution Health Radio to discuss how vegetable oils drive chronic disease, how years of misinformation led to the prevalence of their consumption worldwide,...
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Tocotrienols: A More Potent (and Safe) Form of Vitamin E
Tocotrienols are a recently discovered form of vitamin E with superior health benefits and a better safety profile than tocopherols, the more common form of vitamin E that is used in most supplements today.
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Vitamin E Tocotrienols
Edible mushrooms: an ancient remedy rediscovered by modern science
Edible mushrooms have become a hot topic, with claims that they can do everything from boosting our defense against viruses...
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Why Organ Meats Are Making a Comeback
Organ meats have been a staple in traditional diets for thousands of years. They are still regularly consumed in many countries today and were even part of our diets in the U.S. and other industrialized...
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Organ Meat
Should you take a multivitamin?
A multivitamin should contain food-based, naturally occurring, or bioidentical ingredients—so it can build upon the nutrition we get from a whole-foods diet.
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Do You Need a Multivitamin?
Magnesium: An essential nutrient that most people don’t get enough of
Magnesium is an essential mineral for human health and optimal function. It plays an important role in bone and cell membranes, it’s involved in over 700 enzymatic reactions, and it’s required to synthesize DNA, RNA,...
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RHR: Why Nutrient Density Matters and How to Optimize It
Nutrient density should be the primary consideration when it comes to the choices we make about what we eat. In this episode, Chris discusses what nutrient density is, how common nutrient deficiencies are and why,...
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RHR: The Optimal Human Diet
There is no single, optimal diet for every human. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Chris Kresser examines the evolutionary and biochemical perspectives on what we should be eating and brings some clarity to...
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