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RHR: How to Get More Bone Broth into Your Diet, with Justin Mares
Bone broth is common in traditional cultures—but, despite its impressive health benefits, it’s not a staple in the Standard American Diet. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with entrepreneur Justin Mares about...
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Do Low-Carb Diets during Pregnancy Increase the Risk of Birth Defects?
A recent study suggests that a low-carb diet may increase the risk of birth defects. But was it really the lack of carbohydrates, or was it something else?
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Health Lessons from International Cuisines: India
A traditional Indian diet is lacto-vegetarian and based on grains, dried legumes, local vegetables and fruits, dairy and a huge variety of spices.
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Health Lessons from International Cuisines: The Nordic Countries
The Nordic region is well-known for having the healthiest and happiest populations in the world. What's the secret? Hint: It's all about diet and lifestyle.
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Health Lessons from International Cuisines: Africa
Adopting a paleo lifestyle is certainly adventageous, but what about cultures who eat the exact opposite? Read on for healthy lessons from African cuisine.
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Health Lessons from International Cuisines: Japan
Japan maintains one of the highest life expectancies in the world and is considered one of the world’s healthiest countries. What can we learn from Japan?
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Health Lessons from International Cuisines: France
The French have one of the healthiest attitudes towards food. Quality of food is priority and mealtimes are a social time to enjoy family and friends.
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What Mid-Victorians Can Teach Us about Nutrition and Health
Details of Mid-Victorian lifestyle is well-documented. Here are what I consider to be the top 6 strategies for achieving health based on that lifestyle.
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Shaking up the Salt Myth: The History of Salt
Salt has increasingly been blamed for a number of poor health outcomes. But few know about its historical significance.
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