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Here Are the Top 5 Health Benefits of Honey

This post was originally published on this siteA mountain of evidence indicates that honey is a functional food with uniquely valuable physiological effects. Find out more about the health benefits of honey. The post Here Are the Top 5 Health… Continue Reading →

RHR: The Value of a Nature-Based Childhood Education, with Diane Bode

This post was originally published on this siteWe’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… Continue Reading →

RHR: A New Study on Hashimoto’s Disease, Diet, and Lifestyle

This post was originally published on this siteA 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,… Continue Reading →

What Is a Health Coach?

This post was originally published on this siteHealth coaches are among the most important healthcare partners for people battling chronic disease. Find out how health coaches help clients set and achieve health goals and build new habits. The post What… Continue Reading →

Your Comprehensive Guide to Lyme Disease

This post was originally published on this siteLeft untreated, Lyme disease can cause chronic health problems. Check out this article for more on what causes Lyme, its symptoms, and how to get tested. The post Your Comprehensive Guide to Lyme… Continue Reading →

RHR: How to “Hardwire Happiness,” with Dr. Rick Hanson

This post was originally published on this siteHow 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… Continue Reading →

How the ADAPT Health Coaching Model Can Help Us Fight Chronic Disease

This post was originally published on this siteWe all need support to achieve greater health, build new health habits, and change a lifetime of health behaviors—and that’s where health coaching can play an important role. The post How the ADAPT… Continue Reading →

What to Do about a Tick Bite

This post was originally published on this siteThe best way to prevent Lyme disease is to avoid tick bites. Check out this article to find out how to prevent a bite and learn steps to take if you have been… Continue Reading →

5 Myths and Truths about Chronic Lyme Disease

This post was originally published on this siteFew diseases are more misunderstood than Lyme disease, resulting in thousands of undiagnosed and undertreated patients. Read on to learn five dangerous myths about chronic Lyme disease. The post 5 Myths and Truths… Continue Reading →

How You Can Balance Rest and Productivity

This post was originally published on this siteRest​ ​is​ ​essential​ ​to our​ ​health, happiness​, ​and​ ​​productivity, but ​in​ ​today’s world,​ it’s hard to come by.​ Find out how free days ​grant you the benefits of rest without sacrificing your productivity…. Continue Reading →

Is IBS an Autoimmune Disease?

This post was originally published on this siteIBS is often considered a disease of exclusion. However, emerging research suggests that IBS is an autoimmune disease triggered by food poisoning. Find out what that means for treatment. The post Is IBS… Continue Reading →

Nose-to-Tail Eating: Everything You Need to Know

This post was originally published on this siteFor a balanced nutrient-dense diet, you need to eat nose to tail, like our ancestors did. Find out how to get organ meats, cartilage, and other cuts of meat onto your plate. The… Continue Reading →

8 Healthy Cooking Appliances That Should Be in Your Kitchen

This post was originally published on this siteThe way you prepare and store foods can impact their influence on your overall health. Find out which healthy cooking equipment you should stock up on—and which harmful tools shouldn’t be in your… Continue Reading →

What Is Autoimmune Disease?

This post was originally published on this siteWhat causes autoimmunity, and can it be prevented? Can it be cured? Check out this article to learn more about autoimmune disease and get tips on preventing or managing the condition. The post… Continue Reading →

Sympathetic vs. Parasympathetic State: How Stress Affects Your Health

This post was originally published on this siteIf you’re chronically stressed, your body is spending too much time in the sympathetic state, rather than the parasympathetic. Find out the difference between these two states and the impact long-term sympathetic activity… Continue Reading →

Your Quick Guide to Health Coach Job Opportunities

This post was originally published on this siteHealth coaching is going to play a critical role in the future of medicine—and it’s an exciting, fulfilling career path. Read more about health coach job opportunities. The post Your Quick Guide to… Continue Reading →

How the Gut Microbiome Influences Everything about Your Health

This post was originally published on this siteThe human digestive system is home to trillions of microorganisms, collectively known as the gut microbiome. Find out how your gut microbiome affects not just your digestive health but your brain, bones, heart,… Continue Reading →

9 Steps to Perfect Health: How to Heal Your Gut Naturally

This post was originally published on this siteGut health is critical to overall health, and an unhealthy gut contributes to a wide range of chronic diseases. Read on to learn how to heal the gut naturally. The post 9 Steps… Continue Reading →

Functional Medicine and Diabetes: How to Treat the Root Cause

This post was originally published on this siteThe conventional medical approach for treating type 2 diabetes has proven inadequate. Read on to learn why Functional Medicine is the most effective first-line strategy for managing type 2 diabetes. The post Functional… Continue Reading →

Diabesity: The #1 Cause of Death?

This post was originally published on this siteDiabetes 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. The… Continue Reading →

Paleo for Weight Loss: How an Ancestral Diet Can Help

This post was originally published on this siteIf your friends, family, or clients have struggled to lose weight, an ancestral, Paleo diet may be the answer. Find out what the research says about eating Paleo for weight loss. The post… Continue Reading →

What Is the Biggest Obstacle to Perfect Health?

This post was originally published on this siteFor many people, the biggest obstacle to perfect health is their mind. Find out how to help others address their weak spots and improve their health. The post What Is the Biggest Obstacle… Continue Reading →

Do You Need to Protect Yourself against EMF Dangers?

This post was originally published on this siteElectromagnetic fields (EMFs) from cell phones, high-voltage power lines, and Wi-Fi may impact human health. Read on to learn what EMF radiation is and the possible dangers of EMF exposure. The post Do… Continue Reading →

Why You Should Know How to Read a Nutrition Label

This post was originally published on this siteRefined grains, added sugars, seed oils, and soy often hide in our food under scientific names or within other ingredients. Find out how to read a nutrition label so you can spot them…. Continue Reading →

RHR: Biohacking Your Ancestral Lifestyle, with Ben Greenfield

This post was originally published on this siteTrying 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… Continue Reading →

10 Ways Refined Flour Can Damage Your Health

This post was originally published on this siteA significant portion of carb intake comes from refined flour in the form of cookies, crackers, pretzels, bread, pasta, and other products—and that has detrimental effects on our health. Here’s what’s wrong with… Continue Reading →

Your Guide to Eye Health

This post was originally published on this siteWhile the conventional medical community has long considered some eye conditions irreversible and untreatable, a growing body of scientific research suggests otherwise. Read on to learn how simple nutrition and lifestyle changes can… Continue Reading →

RHR: How to Get More Bone Broth into Your Diet, with Justin Mares

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… Continue Reading →

RHR: The Root Cause of Thyroid Disorders, with Izabella Wentz

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… Continue Reading →

How Safe Is Your Over-the-Counter Medicine?

Over-the-counter medicines are a lucrative business for the pharmaceutical industry. Americans make 2.9 billion trips to pharmacies to purchase over-the-counter (OTC) drugs every year, spending a whopping $34.3 billion dollars! (1, 2) While most OTC drugs have long been considered… Continue Reading →

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