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RHR: Debunking Paleo Diet Myths—with Sarah Ballantyne
Today, I talk with Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, PhD (a.k.a. The Paleo Mom), about the science and research that supports the ancestral diet and lifestyle.
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Do Fat People Live Longer?
Reports claim that overweight people live longer than their normal weight counterparts. Is this true? Or is mass media jumping to an unfounded conclusion?
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Are GMOs Safe?
Various media sources have said that genetically modified foods are perfectly safe. There has also been evidence to the contrary. Are GMOs safe or not?
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How to Cure Lactose Intolerance
Lactose intolerance is one of the most common food intolerances. Is true lactose intolerance the cause of digestive distress? Can it be cured?
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Can Some Trans Fats Be Healthy?
Trans fats are one of the few food components that are widely accepted as being unhealthy, and for good reason. But can some trans fats be healthy?
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Arsenic in Rice: How Concerned Should You Be?
Recently, Consumer Reports Magazine released their analysis of arsenic levels in rice products, and the results were concerning.
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Is Paleo Even Paleo? And Does It Even Matter?
We don't know for sure what our paleolithic ancestors ate. But what we do know is enough to guide us towards a species appropriate diet today.
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When Your “Normal” Blood Sugar Isn’t Normal (Part 1)
What passes for "normal" blood sugar may be common, but it's not normal. Unless you think diabetic complications like neuropathy and heart disease are normal.
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The Hidden Truth about Statins
Statins are the most popular drugs in history. Yet statins have been shown to have serious side effects and complications in up to 30% of people who take them.
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