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

RHR: The Benefits of Optimizing Your Sleep, with Dr. Kirk Parsley
I can’t emphasize it enough: sleep is crucial for your health. Lack of sleep impacts your cognitive function, performance, mood, memory, and much, much more. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with...
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RHR: Reflections on The Game Changers Debate
The film The Game Changers makes a number of claims I disagree with—namely, that animal products are harmful and that a vegan diet is optimal for athletes. I recently appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience...
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The Nutrivore Diet: What a Healthy Diet Looks Like
A healthy diet should be nourishing and meet the individual needs of the person eating it, and the nutrivore diet checks those boxes. Find out more about what the nutrivore diet is in this article.
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RHR: How Protein Supports Your Muscle Health, with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon
The protein we eat affects our muscle health, which is tied to our longevity and vitality. So what is the impact of avoiding high-quality animal proteins and adopting a plant-based, vegan diet? In this episode...
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Nutrition and Mental Health: What’s the Connection?
Nutrition has far-reaching impacts on the body and mind. Find out how the connection between nutrition and mental health and how a personalized, ancestral approach to food can help you restore your health.
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What Is an Ancestral Diet and How Does It Help You?
What did our Paleolithic ancestors eat? While there was no “one” ancestral diet, they all shared common features. Find out what an ancestral diet looks like and how it can fight chronic disease.
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RHR: Why the Optimal Human Diet Includes Animal Protein
Can athletes get enough protein on a vegan diet? In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk about the major differences between plant protein and animal protein, and discuss the positive impact an ancestral...
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How to Limit Restrictive Eating and Develop a Healthy Food Mindset
Overly restrictive eating can promote unhealthy eating behaviors and anxiety around food. Find out how to adopt healthier eating behaviors and nourish your body optimally over the long term.
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RHR: Have We Been Wrong about SIBO? with Dr. Purna Kashyap
Is SIBO the result of bacterial overgrowth, or decreased bacterial diversity? In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. Purna Kashyap—an expert in the microbiome and G.I. issues—about his recent study on...
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