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RHR: The Benefits of Optimizing Your Sleep, with Dr. Kirk Parsley
I can’t emphasize it enough: sleep is crucial for your health. Lack of sleep impacts your cognitive function, performance, mood, memory, and much, much more. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with...
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RHR: Reflections on The Game Changers Debate
The film The Game Changers makes a number of claims I disagree with—namely, that animal products are harmful and that a vegan diet is optimal for athletes. I recently appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience...
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RHR: How Protein Supports Your Muscle Health, with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon
The protein we eat affects our muscle health, which is tied to our longevity and vitality. So what is the impact of avoiding high-quality animal proteins and adopting a plant-based, vegan diet? In this episode...
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What Is an Ancestral Diet and How Does It Help You?
What did our Paleolithic ancestors eat? While there was no “one” ancestral diet, they all shared common features. Find out what an ancestral diet looks like and how it can fight chronic disease.
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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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How to Limit Restrictive Eating and Develop a Healthy Food Mindset
Overly restrictive eating can promote unhealthy eating behaviors and anxiety around food. Find out how to adopt healthier eating behaviors and nourish your body optimally over the long term.
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Why You Should Know How to Read a Nutrition Label
Refined grains, added sugars, seed oils, and soy often hide in our food under scientific names or within other ingredients. Find out how to read a nutrition label so you can spot them.
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Paleo Travel Snacks: How to Eat Healthy While You’re On the Go
It’s easy to eat Paleo while you’re at home, but what happens when you take a road trip for pleasure or travel for work? Find out how to pack Paleo travel snacks.
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Everything You Need to Know about the Carnivore Diet and How It Can Affect Your Health
The carnivore diet is the latest hot trend, and many people have reported significant benefits from adopting an all-meat diet. But is eating only meat healthy in the long term? Read on for my take.
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