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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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RHR: What’s the Best Diet for Diabetes?
If you have diabetes, you’ve probably gotten contradictory advice on which diet can help you manage it. While there isn’t one diet that will work for everyone, there are some changes you can make today...
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Diet and Pregnancy: How to Eat Healthy When You’re Expecting
Thanks to ongoing research into the origins of health and disease, we now know more than ever before about diet and pregnancy. And the science is clear: a mother’s dietary choices during pregnancy—and even before...
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You Need to Eat Gelatin. Here Are the Reasons Why.
Gelatin may keep osteoporosis at bay, heal your gut, help you sleep and many other valuable health benefits. Check out all the reasons you should eat gelatin, plus how to incorporate it into your diet.
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