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Diabesity: The #1 Cause of Death?
Diabetes and obesity share the same underlying causes and, in many cases, they’re entirely preventable. Despite that, diabesity and related diseases are becoming increasingly fatal in the United States. Find out more.
May 2, 2019
Get Your Period Back: 5 Tips For Recovering From Post Birth Control Syndrome
One of the downsides of using “the Pill” is that many times it’s hard to get back to a normal menstrual cycle once you stop taking it. This is especially frustrating for women who have...
June 27, 2014
The Unbiased Truth About Artificial Sweeteners
Note: This article was originally published in 2014 and was updated in 2018 to include the latest research. Several years ago, the evidence was limited, and I was hesitant to make a firm conclusion on...
May 30, 2014
The Roundup
Here is The Roundup, Edition 31, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past While most of us focus on diet and exercise when attempting to...
May 28, 2014
Does Eating Red Meat Increase the Risk of Diabetes?
No matter how often I write articles defending the place of red meat in a healthy diet, there are always people who get bent out of shape whenever a new study is published with a...
March 14, 2014
Ask Chris: Is Fructose Really That Bad?
A reader poses the question: what are your thoughts on fructose? Is it really as bad as Paleo is making it out to be?
June 15, 2012
Low T3 Syndrome V: Should It Be Treated with Thyroid Hormone?
Should Low T3 Syndrome be treated with replacement thyroid hormone? Or could that be dangerous?
November 22, 2011
Low T3 Syndrome II: Myths and Misconceptions
Studies suggest that—in many cases—T3 may not be low in Low T3 Syndrome after all. At least not the form of T3 that really matters.
September 15, 2011
Low T3 Syndrome I: It’s Not about the Thyroid!
Low T3 levels can cause all of the symptoms of hypothyroidism. But in many cases, the problem isn't with the thyroid at all.
September 1, 2011