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What Is Health?
There’s no shortage of discussion about the factors that contribute to health and how to optimize and improve it. But what is health, really? How do we define it?
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Are Microwave Ovens Safe?
Is heating your food in the microwave safe? Microwaving your food may not be as harmful as some health enthusiasts would lead you to believe.
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When Gluten-Free Is Not a Fad
Gluten intolerance is “fake”—at least according to many recent news stories. But what does scientific research have to say? Could it be a legitimate condition that may be even more common than currently recognized?
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Why Your Genes Aren’t Your Destiny
At one time scientists believed our DNA held the key to preventing and reversing disease. But we now know that our environment—not our genes—is the primary driver of health and longevity.
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The Roundup
Here is The Roundup, Edition 48, bringing you the best health research and paleo recipes from around the web over the past two weeks.
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BPA and Hand Sanitizer: A Toxic Mix with Serious Health Risks?
A new study shows that using hand sanitizer (and other skin products) before handling receipts increases BPA absorption by as much as 185 times.
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5 Steps to Personalizing Your Autoimmune Paleo Protocol
The Autoimmune Paleo Diet is a fantastic way to start seeing improvement in autoimmune symptoms, but not everyone needs to be on this diet indefinitely. Here’s five major steps to personalizing your Autoimmune Paleo Diet.
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7 Tips for Healthy Living on a Budget
Switching to a nutrient-dense diet and a healthier lifestyle can initially be a shock at the checkout line. Read these tips to avoid that shock.
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RHR: How to Put the 80/20 Rule into Practice
There is more to life than food, which is why I'm a big advocate of the 80/20 rule. In this episode, we discuss all things 80/20.
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