Revolution Health Radio

By Chris Kresser

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Subscribers: 738
Reviews: 4

josh james
 Dec 12, 2019
wonderful, good work Chris

Sin
 Mar 30, 2019
Personally the App interface could do with aesthetic improvements, however Podcast wise, its great. But please fix the 'download location' bug for android or at the least give details on how to fix the issue.

Joe DaSilva
 Mar 11, 2019
One of the best, most informative Health podcasts in the U.S. and maybe the world!

jonathan michael aliwarga
 Nov 21, 2018
a lot of potential to become 5 stars: needs to expand to less agreeable audiences. Showcasing Christopher Walker about the thermodiet could rally like minds to the focus on nutrient density vs macronutrient/foodgroup fanaticisim.

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Revolution Health Radio debunks mainstream myths on nutrition and health and delivers cutting-edge, yet practical information on how to prevent and reverse disease naturally. This show is brought to you by Chris Kresser, health detective and creator of chriskresser.com.

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RHR: An Update on COVID 19 and Gluten Intolerance, with Dr. Ramzi Asfour
52:58

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I welcome back Dr. Ramzi Asfour on the podcast to discuss an update on COVID-19 before delving into celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, and when it makes sense to follow a strict gluten-free diet.

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Jun 02, 2020
RHR: COVID-19: My Thoughts on Where We Are Now, and Where We’re Headed
1:35:39

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I’m joined by health coach Will Welch in a discussion about COVID-19. We talk about the challenges we’re facing as a culture, whether we succeeded in flattening the curve, what the end of the pandemic may look like, and much more.

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May 22, 2020
RHR: Finding Happiness and Joy in Any Circumstances, with Dr. Rick Hanson
48:12

COVID-19 has created a crisis for all of us, but we have the freedom to choose how we respond to it. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Dr. Rick Hanson returns to discuss three practical steps that will help you get through adversity while finding ways to experience joy and happiness.

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May 05, 2020
RHR: How We Can Change the Future of Healthcare, with Robb Wolf
39:31

The conventional healthcare model isn’t equipped to address chronic illness and, in fact, it’s hurling toward bankruptcy and insolvency. But ancestral health, coupled with support from Functional Medicine practitioners and health coaches, can change the future of healthcare. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Robb Wolf about the positive impact the Functional Medicine approach has on healthcare and about his new program, The Healthy Rebellion.

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Apr 28, 2020
RHR: Can We Be Improved by the COVID-19 Crisis? with Ryan Holiday
56:16

Can the principles of stoicism help us learn to adjust to the new normal presented by COVID-19? In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I’m joined by Ryan Holiday, writer, media strategist, and one of the world’s foremost thinkers on ancient philosophy. We talk about how to take a stoic approach to this crisis and even find opportunities to thrive.

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Apr 16, 2020
RHR: How the Modern World Is Affecting Our Brains, with Dr. David Perlmutter
59:40

The modern lifestyle and standard American diet are recipes for inflammation. Inflammation is a driver of chronic illness and, according to neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter, it has a profound effect on our brains, as well. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. Perlmutter about the impact that inflammation has on your brain and your decision-making ability.

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Apr 07, 2020
RHR: Updates on COVID-19 and Answers to Your Questions
1:05:04

As our understanding of COVID-19 develops, it becomes even more critical that you have access to the most up-to-date information. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I answer a variety of reader questions on COVID-19, covering everything from government response to the outbreak, to virus incubation periods, to Paleo-friendly pantry stocking options, and much more.

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Mar 20, 2020
RHR: How Your Lifestyle Impacts Your Health and Longevity, with Max Lugavere
54:01

Diet is one component of health, wellness, and longevity, but it’s not the only one. Lifestyle factors like stress, sleep, and exposure to light, noise, and air pollution also have a major impact on your overall health. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Max Lugavere and I discuss how these factors affect your health and how to mitigate their harm.

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Mar 10, 2020
RHR: Everything You Need to Know about Coronavirus, with Dr. Ramzi Asfour
1:03:49

With its rapid spread, the coronavirus is a topic that’s on everyone’s minds. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with infectious disease specialist Dr. Ramzi Asfour about the coronavirus: what it is and how you can protect yourself against it.

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Mar 05, 2020
RHR: Fixing Our Broken Food System, with Dr. Mark Hyman
51:53

I’ve often said that health is not just an individual endeavor—a multitude of other factors contribute to it, including our food system. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. Mark Hyman about his upcoming book Food Fix, which delves deeply into the problems in our food system and discusses how they can worsen global crises like the chronic disease epidemic, climate change, poverty, and more.

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Feb 25, 2020
RHR: How Sustainably Raised Cattle Help the Environment, with Will Harris
52:00

The claim that beef production is always harmful to the environment is simply not true. In fact, sustainable, regenerative land management can sequester or remove carbon from the atmosphere rather than emitting it, while improving animal welfare and offering benefits to the local community. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Will Harris of White Oak Pastures about the benefits of sustainably raised and managed livestock.

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Feb 18, 2020
RHR: How to Slow Aging and Increase Healthspan, with Dr. David Sinclair
58:04

Is aging inevitable, or can it be reduced—or even treated? In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. David Sinclair about what causes aging and strategies to reduce its effect on our lifespans and healthspans.

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Feb 04, 2020
RHR: What Makes an Effective Health Coach, with Dr. John Berardi
1:01:48

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I’m joined by Dr. John Berardi, co-founder of Precision Nutrition and an expert on health coaching. We discuss Dr. Berardi’s client-centered approach to health coaching and talk about how to ask the right questions, use positive psychology in coaching, build a well-rounded base for your practice, and much more.

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Jan 28, 2020
RHR: The Benefits of Optimizing Your Sleep, with Dr. Kirk Parsley
47:35

I can’t emphasize it enough: sleep is crucial for your health. Lack of sleep impacts your cognitive function, performance, mood, memory, and much, much more. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with sleep optimization expert and former Navy SEAL Dr. Kirk Parsley about the importance of sleep and the effect that optimized rest has on your life and your performance.

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Jan 14, 2020
RHR: Reflections on The Game Changers Debate
29:49

The film The Game Changers makes a number of claims I disagree with—namely, that animal products are harmful and that a vegan diet is optimal for athletes. I recently appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience alongside James Wilks, a producer on the film, to discuss the science behind those claims and the reasons I’m skeptical. Unfortunately, that’s not what unfolded during the debate. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I address the claims made during that debate and offer more clarity on this nuanced topic.

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Dec 31, 2019
RHR: How Protein Supports Your Muscle Health, with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon
1:03:38

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 of Revolution Health Radio, I discuss the effects of a vegan diet with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, an expert in muscle-centric medicine.

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Dec 17, 2019
RHR: Are Lyme Disease and Celiac Disease Connected? with Dr. Ramzi Asfour
57:33

If you’re genetically susceptible to celiac disease, you may also be more at risk for chronic Lyme disease. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Functional Medicine practitioner Dr. Ramzi Asfour about why a genetic relationship might exist between celiac disease and Lyme disease.

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Dec 03, 2019
RHR: The Pitfalls of Genetic Testing, with Dr. Tommy Wood
58:53

As the popularity of consumer genetic testing services continues to climb, more and more consumers are making decisions about what to eat or what supplements to take based on their testing results. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Dr. Tommy Wood and I discuss the problems with consumer genetic testing and explain why the results are not as helpful or actionable as we’ve been led to believe.

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Nov 20, 2019
Why the Optimal Human Diet Includes Animal Protein
37:45

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 diet (that includes animal protein) has on your overall health. Be sure to catch my upcoming appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience on November 19, 2019, at 11 a.m. Pacific [Time].

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Nov 07, 2019
Have We Been Wrong about SIBO? with Dr. Purna Kashyap
47:36

Is SIBO the result of bacterial overgrowth, or decreased bacterial diversity? In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. Purna Kashyap—an expert in the microbiome and G.I. issues—about his recent study on SIBO and the implications it has for treatment.

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Oct 22, 2019
Why We Need Sleep, with Dr. Matthew Walker
1:09:43

We need adequate sleep, but it hasn’t always been clear why—and there’s still a lot we don’t understand about how our bodies rest. Dr. Matthew Walker has devoted his career to studying the subject of sleep and is now one of the foremost sleep experts in the world. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Dr. Walker talks about why we need sleep, what it does for our health, what happens if we miss our shuteye, and more.

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Oct 08, 2019
RHR: A Deep Dive into CBD, with Will Kleidon
1:08:44

The CBD industry is booming—and misinformation is growing as a result. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, CBD expert Will Kleidon clears up misconceptions about CBD and explains more about how these products work, our history with hemp, and how to get the dosage right for your body.

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Sep 24, 2019
Treating PTSD with MDMA, Dr. Michael Mithoefer
43:29

Conventional treatment for PTSD often means suppressing the symptoms associated with the disorder, rather than treating the underlying cause. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. Michael Mithoefer about how MDMA, given in conjunction with psychotherapy, can address the root cause of PTSD for some individuals.

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Aug 27, 2019
The Value of a Nature-Based Childhood Education, with Diane Bode
1:21:53

We’re living in an age of evolutionary mismatch. The modern way of life often disconnects us from each other, from our bodies, and from nature—and we’re passing that disconnect onto our children. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Diane Bode, founder of Another Way School & Community Center. We discuss how her program connects kids with nature and themselves and how she’s teaching them to embrace “free air lives.”

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Aug 16, 2019
A New Study on Hashimoto’s Disease, Diet, and Lifestyle
59:54

A new study from Angie Alt and Dr. Rob Abbott shows promising results for the autoimmune protocol (AIP) diet as a way to treat Hashimoto’s disease. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Angie and Dr. Abbott about their findings, and we discuss how behavior and lifestyle interventions impacted their results.

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Jul 30, 2019
How to “Hardwire Happiness,” with Dr. Rick Hanson
51:41

How do we build happiness, resilience, and gratitude? In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Dr. Rick Hanson explains how the relationship between traditional Eastern wisdom, psychology, and neuroplasticity impacts our well-being and how embracing all three ways of understanding ourselves can lead to greater happiness.

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Jul 16, 2019
How to Rewire Your Brain Using DNRS, with Annie Hopper
1:04:54

Neuroplasticity is the idea that your brain can “rewire” itself in response to a variety of factors—including negative ones, like chronic illness and trauma. The Dynamic Neural Retraining System (DNRS) allows us to correct those patterns and heal. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Annie Hopper about how to use DNRS to correct chronic disease patterns in your brain and regain your health.

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Jul 02, 2019
The Functional Medicine Approach to Cancer, with Lise Alschuler
45:11

While the conventional approach to cancer has made some strides, it doesn’t recognize how important diet and lifestyle are for treatment and prevention. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. Lise Alschuler about the Functional Medicine approach to cancer.

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Jun 18, 2019
A New Understanding of SIBO and IBS, with Mark Pimentel
1:02:09

Dr. Mark Pimentel is an expert on conditions related to the microbiome, including small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). In this edition of Revolution Health Radio, I welcome Dr. Pimentel back to the show to talk about SIBO and its links to IBS, food poisoning, and autoimmunity.

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Jun 06, 2019
How Sleep Temperature Improves Your Rest, with Tara Youngblood
34:52

Getting enough sleep is one of the most important things we can do for our health, and optimizing your sleep temperature can have a major impact on the quality of your rest. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Tara Youngblood about the science of temperature regulation as a means of improving your sleep.

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May 23, 2019
All about the Gut Microbiome and Probiotics, with Raja Dhir
1:18:27

Your gut health is connected to the well-being of nearly every system in your body. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with microbiome expert Raja Dhir about the gut microbiome and the impact probiotics have.

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May 14, 2019
Your Guide to Keto Fasting, with Dr. Joseph Mercola
53:36

Keto fasting combines a very-low-carb diet with intermittent periods of fasting—and it has the potential to improve your sleep, cell regeneration, and gut health. Find out more about this lifestyle in this episode of RHR.

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Apr 30, 2019
Biohacking Your Ancestral Lifestyle, with Ben Greenfield
54:28

Trying to balance ancestral health with your modern lifestyle can be challenging, but that’s where biohacking comes in. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with health performance expert Ben Greenfield about the best ways to use technology to enhance your health and support your ancestral lifestyle.

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Apr 16, 2019
How to Get More Bone Broth into Your Diet, with Justin Mares
38:02

Bone broth is common in traditional cultures—but, despite its impressive health benefits, it’s not a staple in the Standard American Diet. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with entrepreneur Justin Mares about the health benefits of bone broth, more ways to get this nutrient-packed food into your diet, and what it’s like to run a business in the ancestral health space.

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Apr 09, 2019
The Root Cause of Thyroid Disorders, with Izabella Wentz
55:46

Hashimoto’s is the most common cause of thyroid disorders in the nation—and it can cause disruptive symptoms well before a conventional doctor would make a diagnosis or offer treatment. And that’s where the functional approach differs. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with renowned thyroid specialist Izabella Wentz about how Functional Medicine can uncover the root cause of a thyroid disorder early on and help people feel better faster.

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Mar 29, 2019
How Your Nervous System Impacts Gut Health, with Allison Post
55:36

Our modern lives are full of stress, distraction, and disconnection. That has an impact on our nervous systems—and our gut health. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Allison Post about how your gut wellness is tied to your nervous system and why unwinding and giving your body a chance to rest can improve your health.

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Mar 21, 2019
What the EAT-Lancet Paper Gets Wrong, with Diana Rodgers
1:09:04

Meat is in the news again, and, as usual, a new study is claiming that animal products are unhealthy and bad for the environment. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Diana Rodgers and I discuss everything the much-publicized EAT-Lancet paper got wrong, and explain why meat is still a healthy, nutrient-dense part of your diet.

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Feb 26, 2019
What’s the Best Diet for Diabetes?
18:06

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 that will help. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I explain why there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to managing diabetes, and I talk about how to determine which diet is right for you.

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Jan 22, 2019
RHR: The Health Benefits of Bee Products, with Carly Stein
54:54

Bee products like propolis, royal jelly and unpasteurized honey can strengthen your immune system, improve memory and even help you sleep. In this episode, Beekeeper’s Naturals founder Carly Stein joins me to discuss the benefits.

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Dec 11, 2018
RHR: Why You Should Practice Nonviolent Communication, with Oren Sofer
49:06

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Oren Sofer about what nonviolent communication is and how it can help you connect with the people in your life.

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Dec 05, 2018
What the Latest Research Says about Probiotics, with Lucy Mailing
37:29

What’s the real story when it comes to probiotics? Are they safe and helpful, or should you take them with caution? I discuss what the data really suggests about probiotics with Lucy Mailing.

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Nov 14, 2018
How to Address the Root Cause of Your Asthma
28:25

In this episode, I'm answering a listener question about asthma. I’ll explain four common asthma triggers and talk about how to balance your immune system.

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Oct 31, 2018
How to Use Tech to Improve Your Sleep with Harpreet Rai
57:31

In this episode, I talk with Oura Ring’s Harpreet Rai about how to use technology to track your sleep habits and improve your shuteye.

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Oct 23, 2018
The Truth about Saturated Fat with Zoё Harcombe
1:30:45

We’ve all been told to steer clear of saturated fat. Is it harmful or healthy? In this episode, we talk about what the data show as the truth about saturated fat.

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Sep 27, 2018
Is High Fat Healthy for the Gut Microbiota?
25:01

There are many reasons not to trust studies that suggest that all fat harms gut health. Find out why the latest research doesn’t paint a clear picture of how your diet impacts your health.

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Sep 19, 2018
How Sauna Therapy Can Prevent & Reverse Chronic Disease, with Brian Richards
1:04:29

Research shows what countless cultures already know: sauna use is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Learn what makes near infrared saunas different.

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Sep 04, 2018
How to Fight Practitioner Burnout with Dr. Akil Palanisamy
44:03

Long hours, high patient turnover, and the struggle to make a difference contribute to physician burnout. Learn how physician burnout has ballooned to such a serious problem and what you can do to prevent it.

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Aug 23, 2018
RHR: The Shift from Treatment to Prevention, with Vipul Vyas, Laura Conley, & Pat Charmel
59:52

Historically, medical care has focused on treating injuries or illnesses. Now, we’re seeing a shift in focus towards helping people manage their health and prevent illnesses from developing in the first place.

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Aug 08, 2018
The Ocular Microbiome, with Dr. Harvey Fishman
46:08

You may not realize that there is also an ocular microbiome. Today, we discuss the role of the ocular microbiome and how it may contribute to eye disease and overall eye health.

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Jul 10, 2018
How to Move like an Animal to Get You Leaner, Fitter, Stronger and Healthier for Life, with Darryl Edwards
38:46

Darryl Edwards, author of the new book Animal Moves: How to Move Like an Animal to Get You Leaner, Fitter, Stronger and Healthier for Life, educates people about the dangers of being sedentary.

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Jun 28, 2018
Why Your “Normal” Thyroid Lab Results May Not Be Normal
34:48

When lab results for thyroid function come back as “normal,” it’s easy to assume that everything is functioning well. However, there are several different reasons these results can be misleading.

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Jun 12, 2018
The Power of Motivational Interviewing, with Ken Kraybill
1:12:07

Today, we talk with Ken Kraybill about the importance of motivational interviewing, how it’s being applied today, and why every coach can benefit from learning this collaborative style.

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Jun 01, 2018
Harnessing the Power of Positive Psychology in Health Coaching – with Robert Biswas-Diener
55:41

In this episode, we talk with Robert Biswas-Diener about important skills and competencies one needs to be successful as a health coach.

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May 15, 2018
RHR: Bringing Functional Medicine to the Masses – with Dr. Rangan Chatterjee
1:17:54

We often make the mistake of assuming that big problems require big interventions to make a difference. But it’s actually a series of small changes that tends to make the biggest impact.

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May 01, 2018
Scaling Functional Medicine: The Berkeley Fire Department Wellness Program
1:13:21

While Functional Medicine is gaining in popularity and reputation, the costs associated with it are still prohibitive for many people. Tune in for a roundtable discussion on the Berkeley Fire Department pilot wellness program.

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Apr 24, 2018
Practical Steps for Healing the Gut – with Michael Ruscio
47:39

Today, we chat with Dr. Michael Ruscio, whose new book, Healthy Gut, Healthy You, sets out to create a guide that walks individuals through a step-by-step self-help process of healing.

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Apr 03, 2018
How to Maximize Your Nutrient Intake—with Chris Masterjohn
58:57

Today we talk with Chris Masterjohn about nutrient density and how to incorporate that knowledge into your daily food choices.

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Mar 21, 2018
What the Heck Should We Eat? with Dr. Mark Hyman
45:00

Today, we chat with Dr. Mark Hyman about what you should eat and various ways you can sift through the changing and conflicting overload of dietary information.

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Feb 27, 2018
RHR: How to Make Paleo Cooking Fun, Easy and Filled with Umami—with Michelle Tam
49:22

Today I talk with Michelle Tam from Nom Nom Paleo about tips, tricks, and ways to get your entire family on board with cooking and eating healthy meals at home.

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Feb 21, 2018
RHR: A New Model of Care for Chronic Disease
56:12

The episodic model of care from conventional medicine is outdated in technology and failing in approach. Today, Dr. Sunjya Schweig and I discuss how the shift towards the Collaborative Care Model improves chronic disease care.

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Feb 08, 2018
RHR: Debunking Paleo Diet Myths—with Sarah Ballantyne
39:19

Today, I talk with Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, PhD (a.k.a. The Paleo Mom), about the science and research that supports the ancestral diet and lifestyle.

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Jan 16, 2018
RHR: How Dental Health Affects Your Whole Body—with Steven Lin
50:54

Did you know that needing braces isn’t “normal”? Today I talk with Dr. Steven Lin about the diet–dental disease connection and what you can do to improve your own dental health.

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Jan 09, 2018
RHR: The Importance of Strength Training—with Sal Di Stefano
58:40

Exercise, diet and sleep are three lifestyle behaviors that are vital to transforming your health. Today, I talk with fitness expert Sal Di Stefano about strength training and why it is critical.

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Dec 20, 2017
RHR: The Best Ways to Support Diet Change—with Melissa Hartwig
43:36

Changing from a “Standard American Diet” to a whole foods diet can produce dramatic results. Today I talk with Melissa Hartwig to discuss the best ways to help people make the leap to “real” food.

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Dec 06, 2017
RHR: A Functional Medicine Approach to PCOS
57:52

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects many women. Today I’m talking with Dr. Amy Nett about the Functional Medicine approach to PCOS and how it differs from the conventional model.

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Nov 28, 2017
RHR: A Three-Step Plan to Fix Conventional Healthcare
53:30

In today’s podcast interview, I discuss why conventional medicine has failed to address chronic disease and what we can do about it.

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Nov 08, 2017
RHR: What the $#@! Is Wrong with What the Health?
24:34

In this episode, we’re talking about a Netflix documentary called What the Health. Read on to find out what peer-reviewed science actually tells us about human nutrition.

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Oct 24, 2017
RHR: Can Your Paleo “Template” Include Grains & Legumes?
25:21

This week I cover the question of whole grains and legumes on a Paleo diet. Are they beneficial or should they be avoided? The answer isn’t that simple.

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Oct 10, 2017
RHR: Candida—Hidden Epidemic or Fad Diagnosis?
16:37

Candida is one of those polarizing topics in medicine. Today I’ll share my experience with fungal overgrowth and how I treat it.

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Sep 26, 2017
RHR: Unanswered Questions About SIBO
20:51

In this podcast, I’ll discuss the questions I think still need to be answered about SIBO diagnosis and treatment—and maybe challenge a few “truths” in the process.

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Aug 31, 2017
RHR: Three Reasons Why Conventional Healthcare Is Destined to Fail
24:33

Healthcare continues to be a debate between political parties. But neither the politicians nor the media are acknowledging the real reasons that healthcare is floundering. How do we change this? Listen in to find out.

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Aug 23, 2017
RHR: Are High-Fat Diets Bad for the Microbiome?
20:35

Those in the Paleo and ancestral health communities have a tendency to follow high-fat, low-carb diets. But are there downsides? What happens to our microbiome on a high-fat diet?

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Aug 18, 2017
RHR: Should You Consider Medical Marijuana?
28:35

Medical marijuana is a pretty complex topic. Today I’ll cover the basics and talk about my experience with medical marijuana in my practice.

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Aug 03, 2017
RHR: Resolving the Underlying Causes of ADHD and Autism
29:03

Today we’ll discuss what the latest research says about the underlying causes of both ADHD and ASD and what areas to investigate if you or a loved one has been diagnosed.

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Jul 20, 2017
RHR: The Myth of Adrenal Fatigue
33:05

Today I’ll discuss the current scientific evidence behind what happens to us when we experience chronic stress and propose that a much more accurate term for this would be HPA axis dysfunction.

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Jul 06, 2017
RHR: The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer
19:29

Today I’ll review the research supporting the metabolic theory of cancer and explore how the ketogenic diet may impact cancer tumor growth.

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Jun 23, 2017
RHR: Will I Have to Follow This Diet Forever?
25:39

Today I’m addressing a listener question regarding diet restrictions for those suffering from autoimmune disease and how often it is possible to reintroduce favorite foods after a period of time.

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Jun 01, 2017
RHR: Why B12 Deficiency Is Significantly Underdiagnosed
21:10

Vitamin B12 deficiency is more common than statistics indicate. Today I discuss the right way to get your B12 tested and how to treat it if you are deficient.

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May 19, 2017
RHR: What Nutrients Do Kids Need to Thrive?
23:29

A Paleo diet is a great option for adults, but what about children? Today I discuss nutritional needs of kids and how a Paleo diet can meet those needs.

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May 05, 2017
RHR: Could Gluten-Free Diets Be Harmful?
21:25

Today, I address a listener question regarding possible drawbacks to a gluten-free diet. Find out why I maintain that a gluten-free diet can be healthy.

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Apr 20, 2017
RHR: How to Slow Down Aging—with Sara Gottfried
54:23

Today, I talk to Dr. Sara Gottfried about her new book, Younger, and how specific genes or environmental factors can affect how fast your body ages.

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Apr 06, 2017