Chris Kresser
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Both attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have seen a dramatic increase in recent years. What’s causing this rise? It’s not just genetics or bad luck. Environmental factors, like diet, do play a role—desp...
BANT
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The British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) welcomes Public Health England’s plans to engage in further work with food manufacturers to cut sugar in cakes, biscuits and chocolate by 20 per cent by 2020. Public Health ...
David Jockers
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Gene mapping has become extremely popular of late and a lot of research is being put into looking at various genes and their impact on our health. The most well studied gene in terms of health is the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase or MTHFR. Th...
Isadora Guggenheim
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Maintaining ideal levels may reduce the risk of stroke among US adults. Specifically women over 50. A recent study found that vitamin D levels were significantly associated with increased risk of stroke and higher vitamin D levels were significantly ...
Christopher Kelly
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The Nourish Balance Thrive podcast is designed to help you perform better. Christopher Kelly, your host, is co-founder of Nourish Balance Thrive, an online clinic using advanced biochemical testing to optimize performance in athletes. On the podcast,...
Chris Kresser
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Those in the Paleo and ancestral health communities have a tendency to follow high-fat, low-carb diets. After all, when you cut out grains, you naturally cut out a lot of carbs. But are there downsides? What happens to our microbiome on a high-fat di...
uBiome
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It’s National Breastfeeding Month. Party like it’s, uh, August.Just as it has been every year since 2011, August is National Breastfeeding Month, brought into being (we were going to say “conceived,” but obviously thought better of it) through a proc...
Brian Mowll
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If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, chances are you’re looking for simple yet effective ways to control your blood sugar. And, if at all possible, without the use of daily shots or medications. As I’ve mentioned in earlier blog posts, exercise is...
Mark Sisson
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There are some who hold the view that at birth, each of us is allotted a finite supply of energy which exercise depletes, thus hastening our demise. An intense regimen like CrossFit, in this paradigm, would hasten a person’s demise. That’s wrong, of ...
Will Cole
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Cold sores are no fun – they’re painful, itchy, and embarrassing. But if it’s any consolation, if you struggle with cold sores, you’re definitely not alone. In fact, there are over 3 million cases every year in the United States alone, and 90 percent...
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