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.
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Research shows what countless cultures already know: frequent sauna use is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Making time to sweat eliminates toxic burdens, reduces stress, and improves functioning throughout the body. Find out more about how heat and light can help alleviate chronic disease, and learn what makes near infrared saunas different from their counterparts.
Long hours, high patient turnover, and the struggle to make a difference all contribute to physician burnout. And, as these problems cause feelings of stress and depression among medical practitioners, more and more choose to leave the profession altogether. Read more to find out how physician burnout has ballooned to such a serious problem and what you can do to prevent it.
Historically, medical care has focused on treating injuries or illnesses. Doctors and hospitals are skilled at offering acute care to people who are already suffering from a health problem, but they tend to falter when it comes to encouraging lifestyle changes that would improve patients’ overall health. Now, we’re seeing a shift in focus as employers, hospitals, and other industry stakeholders try to help people manage their health and prevent illnesses from developing in the first place.
There are significant benefits to our physiology when we move, and one of the biggest problems with the modern approach to movement is that there simply isn’t enough of it. With some people spending up to 13 hours a day sitting, we have an epidemic of sedentary lifestyles. Darryl Edwards, author of the new book Animal Moves: How to Move Like an Animal to Get You Leaner, Fitter, Stronger and Healthier for Life, has made it his lifelong mission to educate people about the dangers of being sedentary, and how to make movement more fun and more likely for you to want to do it.
When lab results for thyroid function come back as “normal,” it’s easy to assume that everything is functioning well. However, there are several different reasons these results can be misleading. Today we answer a listener question and discuss the various reasons why a “normal” lab result may not always mean optimal thyroid function.