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Chris Kresser, L.Ac
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Is raw milk worth the risk for you and your family? Read on to find out a few of the factors you might consider in your decision.

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Parents with very young children and pets, particularly dogs, may be helping their children avoid allergies and obesity later on. Researchers found that “exposure to pets in the womb or up to three months after birth increases the abundance of two bacteria, Ruminococcus and Oscillospira, which have been linked with reduced childhood allergies and obesity, respectively.”

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Getting a good night’s sleep is critical to overall health and well-being, we know that. But in the study below, researchers found that as we age our “neurons and circuits in the areas that regulate sleep slowly degrade, resulting in a decreased amount of non-REM sleep. And, since non-REM deep sleep plays a key role in maintaining memory and cognition, that's a problem.”

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If you're systemically inflamed due to sleep deprivation, an infection, or an autoimmune disorder flare-up, your body won't respond in the same way to food as it does when you're feeling relatively healthy. Pg. 185-The Paleo Cure

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Artery-clogging saturated fat? Are we still using that phrase in 2017? In case you missed my blog post this week.

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“For decades, American waistlines have been expanding and there is increasing cause for alarm. Researchers from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine make the case that metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of three of more risk factors that include abdominal obesity, high triglycerides, high blood pressure, abnormal lipids, and insulin resistance, a precursor of type 2 diabetes -- is the new "silent killer," analogous to hypertension in the 1970s. As it turns out, the "love handle" can be fatal.”

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Very interesting investigative report on the history of enriched grains. http://bit.ly/2pItMvg

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Very interesting investigative report on the history of enriched grains.

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Could the very common reovirus be the reason that only 1% of the people carrying the genes that make them susceptible to celiac disease develop it? It will be interesting to see what further studies find.

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Why is deep breathing so calming? Scientists at Stanford University may have uncovered the answer – at least in mice.
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