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Susan J.
a year ago
Very uninformed.. I'm concerned that you will be providing harmful information that will hurt the community. Very disconcerting that you would write about nutrition with no training and referencing other blogs instead of peer-reviewed and published studies.
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hi what are you doing
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a year ago
Hi Dear Chris: I am very impress by the information you are sharing with us - the people suffering from IBS or other digestive problems. Since the last five years I have been having horrible diverticulatis flares, after reading your articles,and taking notes, I am ready to make the changes in my diet to be a healthy and happy human being. Thanks, Luz Daugherty
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4 years ago
Save your time and money. God complex without the God skills. His staff reflects him...arrogant and incompetent. Very disappointed, Id recommend everyone from the Paleo community or AIMC stay away

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One more reason why moving your body consistently throughout the day is critical to good health. "Regardless of how much physical activity someone gets, prolonged sedentary time could negatively impact the health of your heart and blood vessels," said Deborah Rohm Young, Ph.D., director of behavioral research at Kaiser Permanente Southern California.
Being sedentary is not just a lack of exercise, it is a potentially independent risk factor for heart disease and stroke, according to a science advisory from the American Heart Association.
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Could peanut allergies become a thing of the past? Given that 80% of the participants in this study who received the oral immunotherapy achieved “sustained unresponsiveness”, it just might.
Beginning oral immunotherapy before the age of three "could transform the care of peanut-allergic children early in life," says Brian P. Vickery.
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The fact that a thing becomes "not life threatening" doesn't make a food healthy. Will we go on forever with spending tons of money for tricks to "tolerate" better junk or you agree that it's better to promote a real nutrient dense toxin free species appropriate environmentally sustainable diet and lifestyle?
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Are you active enough? Researchers in the US and Australia found that the current recommendation of 600 metabolic equivalent (MET) minutes is far below what is needed to lower risk factors for five common chronic diseases.
Higher levels of total physical activity are strongly associated with lower risk of five common chronic diseases, finds new research: breast and bowel cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
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How do we live longer, healthier lives? Dr. Pete Attia and I discuss longevity and what might help humans increase their life span. “We have four major causes or triad of disease processes that 70 to 80 percent of people over 40, who don’t smoke and are not going to commit suicide, die of. So, if you want to live longer, you have to figure out a way to delay the onset of those things.”
Peter Attia and I discuss eight levers that influence one’s longevity, the commonalities of degenerative diseases, and the importance of social support and sense of purpose when it comes to your health.
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In case you missed this week’s post: While the scientific community has widely accepted celiac disease as a condition caused by gluten and other related proteins, non-celiac gluten sensitivity has remained a topic of heated debate in the media and among the general public.
Catchy media headlines often poke fun at gluten sensitivity, and a considerable percentage of the population, including many doctors, still do not believe that non-celiac gluten sensitivity is real. Yet many people without celiac disease feel better with a gluten-free diet. A recent study may have settled the debate once and for all.
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Trouble falling asleep? Maybe it’s the color of the light in your room. Research has shown that the blue light emitted from TV’s, smartphones and tablets can disrupt the chemicals in the body that help us fall asleep. The study below showed that while green light still raised the corticosterone levels in the mice studied, it was less than the blue light and actually made the mice sleepy.
Light affects sleep. A study in mice shows that the actual color of light matters; blue light keeps mice awake longer while green light puts them to sleep easily.
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Dr. Mark Hyman, Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, and I talk about the future of functional medicine and how it’s changing the way practitioners deliver care.
Mark and I discuss the failures of conventional medicine, research that supports functional medicine and discovering the underlying roots of illness, and what the future holds for the delivery of care.
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You’ve probably heard the adage; don’t go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. It also seems to be true when eating out. The study below found that when participants ordered their meal an hour or more before they planned to eat it, they chose meals that were healthier and had fewer calories than meals ordered at the time of consumption.
Research shows that people who choose their meals early and wait a few hours before picking it up make better food choices than those who choose foods closer to meal time.
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In recent years, the microbiota has been implicated in numerous chronic diseases, from obesity to inflammatory bowel disease to multiple sclerosis. It really should be no surprise that it also has a profound impact on endocrine organs like the thyroid. http://bit.ly/2bMWoOr
While there are many factors that influence thyroid function, recent research suggests that gut health may be a key player. The trillions of microbes that reside in your gut have a profound influence on the production of hormones in the body—including thyroid hormones. Read on to find out if a disrupted gut microbiota might be contributing to your thyroid problem, and learn how healing your gut could improve your thyroid function.
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This study supports what I have been saying for a while; we are not our genes but rather the expression of those genes, influenced by diet and environmental factors. Additionally, researchers found that “certain types of epigenetic information can function in a transgenerational manner to influence the life span of the offspring.” All of which helps further our understanding of the aging process and how that might be used to increase longevity.
Over the past decade, a growing number of studies have revealed that progressive changes to epigenetic information accompany aging in both dividing and nondividing cells. Functional studies in model organisms and humans indicate that epigenetic changes have a huge influence on the aging process. These epigenetic changes occur at various levels, including reduced bulk levels of the core histones, altered patterns of histone posttranslational modif...
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Sleep isn’t just about falling into it; sleep is also about waking up. While circadian rhythms are well understood, research is just now beginning to understand what happens in our brains to wake us up each morning.
Oxford University researchers have discovered what causes the sleep homeostat -- a switch in our brains -- to flip and wake us up. The discovery, published in the journal Nature, brings us closer to understanding the mystery of sleep.
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Light is the primary determinant of our circadian rhythm and sleep/wake cycles. Exposure to light at night suppresses melatonin production (which impairs sleep), and exposure to light in the morning resets the internal biological clock and improves sleep at night. It follows, then, that controlling exposure to artificial light is a powerful tool for regulating sleep. Pg. 234 The Paleo Cure
Chris Kresser's new book, Your Personal Paleo Code. Using the Paleo diet as a starting place, Your Personal Paleo Code is a 3-step plan to lose weight, reverse disease and stay fit and healthy for life.
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