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Should You Really Be Taking Fish Oil?
Fish oil might not be the cure-all it’s often advertised to be, and in some cases, it may even cause problems.
January 24, 2017
RHR: Should Everyone Supplement with Fish Oil?
Fish oil may not be all it was cracked up to be, especially in the case of heart disease prevention. In this podcast I'll discuss what the latest research says about fish oil supplementation.
October 27, 2015
The Roundup
Here is The Roundup, Edition 62, bringing you the best health research and paleo recipes from around the web over the past two weeks.
September 14, 2015
RHR: Are Vegetarian Diets Better for the Microbiome?
It is true that some studies show vegetarian diets are better for the microbiome and eating meat is associated with unfavorable changes in the microbiome.
June 11, 2015
The Roundup
Here is The Roundup, Edition 50, bringing you the best health research and paleo recipes from around the web over the past two weeks.
March 30, 2015
RHR: A Beginner’s Guide to Scientific Research
There is good research and bad research, and there's a tremendous gulf between the two. It is possible to evaluate research and to determine whether we can rely on a study’s conclusions.
March 26, 2015
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?
March 17, 2015
Behind the Veil: Conflicts of Interest and Fraud in Medical Research
Recent reports have revealed that conflicts of interest and research fraud are rarely reported. What does this say about the integrity of clinical trials and the reliability of public agencies like the FDA and CDC?
February 17, 2015
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?
February 3, 2015