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Animal Protein and a Whole-Foods Diet: What the Science Says
Science supports the consumption of animal protein as part of a whole-foods diet. Find out why, and learn more about why we should think twice before accepting claims that meat is harmful.
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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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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 Calculate Macronutrient Ratios that Work for You
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to diet, so how do you calculate your macronutrients in a way that benefits your health status, activity level, and lifestyle? Find out.
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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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Why You Should Eat Meat: My Appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience
Omnivore or vegan—which is healthier? This is the question that Dr. Joel Kahn and I debated live on the Joe Rogan Experience. Read on to get the highlights from the show.
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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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How to Keep Your Bones Healthy on a Paleo Diet
One of the most common concerns of those starting a Paleo diet is that the diet is low in calcium and our bone health will suffer. But is that accurate?
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5 Reasons You May Need More Protein—Even on a Paleo Diet
Most people naturally eat the right amount of protein for their needs. However, there are certain situations where it may be advantageous to increase protein intake at least temporarily.
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