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RHR: Why the Optimal Human Diet Includes Animal Protein
Can athletes get enough protein on a vegan diet? In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk about the major differences between plant protein and animal protein, and discuss the positive impact an ancestral...
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RHR: The Functional Medicine Approach to Cancer, with Lise Alschuler
While the conventional approach to cancer has made some strides, it doesn’t recognize how important diet and lifestyle are for treatment and prevention. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. Lise...
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Are Probiotics Useless? A Microbiome Researcher’s Perspective
A pair of groundbreaking studies have just been published that have led many to call into question the safety and utility of probiotic supplements. So—should we avoid probiotics altogether? Read on to find out.
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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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Carbohydrates: Why Quality Trumps Quantity
Do you obsessively count carbs? The good news is you probably don’t need to. Research suggests that the answer to obesity and metabolic disease lies in the types of carbohydrate we eat.
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Coffee Is Good for You—Unless It’s Not!
Numerous studies have linked drinking coffee with generally positive health effects. Recent research shows that coffee may not be a friend for all.
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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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Get More Goat in Your Life
Goat meat is not only incredibly delicious and nutrient dense, it’s also sustainable for the planet. Find out why you should embrace this protein.
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Why Are Scientists and the Public So Often At Odds?
Researchers agree on various topics, but the general public disregards their advice. Is it possible that consensus science is not as unassailable it seems?
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