Are you an advocate of the low-carb lifestyle or the ketogenic diet? If you’ve been experiencing health problems like fatigue, constipation, or a weight loss plateau, it could be a sign that it’s time to increase your daily carb intake.
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We’ve all been told over the years to steer clear of saturated fat. It has a reputation for causing
heart attacks, obesity, and a number of other serious health problems. But what’s the truth about saturated fat? Is it harmful or healthy? In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, we talk about what the data really show.
If you’re confused about what to eat and frustrated by the contradictory headlines that are constantly popping up in your news feed, you’re not alone. The current state of nutritional research, and how the media reports on it, virtually guarantees confusion. Here’s an in-depth look at the question of what we should eat through a variety of lenses, including archaeology, anthropology, evolutionary biology, anatomy and physiology, and biochemistry.
You’ve probably heard the term “nutrient density,” but do you know what it means? In this article, I’ll explain the concept of nutrient density so that you can use it to choose the right mix of foods to meet your nutrient needs.
One of the most common claims made by advocates of vegetarian and vegan diets is that people who abstain from eating meat (vegetarians) or all animal products (vegans) live longer than meat eaters. This has been repeated so often that it’s accepted as gospel—both within plant-based diet communities and amongst the general public. But is it really true? Read on to find out.
In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I discuss a reader question about the relationship between high-fat diets and the gut microbiota. There are a lot of reasons not to trust studies that suggest that all fat harms gut health—and there are even more reasons to take most nutritional research with a grain of salt. Keep reading to find out why the latest research doesn’t always paint a clear picture of how your diet impacts your health.