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Sleep

How Much Sleep Do You Need?

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This is a guest post written by Daniel Pardi. As a sleep researcher and sleep educator, the most common question I get is, “How do I know how much sleep I need?” It’s a tricky question because the benefits of sleep are only partially determined by sleep duration. When people ask this question, what they really mean is, “What are the things I need to do in order for me to get all the physiological and… Read More

RHR: How Shift Work Impacts Your Health—And What to Do About It

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Shift work is a really interesting topic.  I talked about it a little bit in my book, and it’s something that there’s a growing awareness of, thankfully.  Twenty percent now of the industrialized population around the world works beyond normal hours in various types of shift work or flexible work.  The days of just 9-to-5 work for everybody, if those days ever existed, are definitely gone, and this kind of shift work or flex-scheduling work… Read More

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 31, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past While most of us focus on diet and exercise when attempting to get healthier, lose weight and prevent chronic disease, we may be missing an extremely important piece of the wellness puzzle that might completely derail our efforts: adequate, good quality sleep. In an article by BBC News, one professor at Oxford… Read More

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

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As many of you know, I’m currently on a 16-city tour to promote my new book, Your Personal Paleo Code (published in paperback as The Paleo Cure in December 2014). I’m a little over a week in, and I have about two and a half weeks to go. Needless to say, the travel schedule is pretty hectic, but I’m happy to report that I’m feeling great and continuing to enjoy myself. (We’ll see how I feel… Read More

Ask the RD: Nutrition for Better Sleep and Gaining Weight on Paleo

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Join Kelsey Marksteiner, MS, RD and Laura Schoenfeld, MPH, RD, staff nutritionists at ChrisKresser.com, as they answer your questions about ancestral and Paleo nutrition. A must-listen for anyone new to the Paleo diet or looking to improve their current Paleo diet based on their personal needs and health goals. The content on this show reflects the opinion of Kelsey and Laura and does not represent the opinions of Chris Kresser, who has not reviewed the content… Read More