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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 →

Your Gut Microbiome and Anxiety: What’s the Connection?

Did you know that your gut bacteria can influence your mood? Read on to learn about how the gut and brain communicate with each other, the evidence that connects the gut microbiome and anxiety, and how to fix gut dysbiosis…. Continue Reading →

RHR: What’s the Best Diet for Diabetes?

In this episode, we discuss: Why there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to your diet Why quality always matters more than quantity How to choose the right diet for you The Functional Medicine approach to diabetes Show notes: The Paleo Cure, by… Continue Reading →

How to Ease Symptoms of Postpartum Depression with Natural Treatments

Depression and postpartum depression—often abbreviated as PPD—still carry a stigma that hinders optimal prevention and treatment. Unfortunately, most moms who go back to their doctors for postpartum check-ups are given little more than some general mental-health advice and perhaps a… Continue Reading →

What Is Functional Medicine?

What is Functional Medicine? It’s true healthcare. Functional Medicine is a distinct medical model—separate and, as you’ll come to learn, vastly different from the conventional approach—one that promotes wellness and helps both prevent and treat chronic disease, the biggest health… Continue Reading →

The Top Health Benefits of Green Space

The health benefits of having access to “green space”—from dense forests, fields, and lush parks to simple garden spaces, tree-lined streets, or a humble backyard—are well documented in scientific literature. This shouldn’t come as a surprise given that, as humans,… Continue Reading →

Diet and Pregnancy: How to Eat Healthy When You’re Expecting

On the surface, it may seem like they wouldn’t have much in common. But although these three individuals are dealing with such varied diagnoses, at vastly different stages of life, it’s possible their conditions all originated from the same place… Continue Reading →

How to Prevent Parkinson’s Disease with Diet and Lifestyle

This post was originally published on this site Unfortunately, the conventional treatments available for Parkinson’s disease are limited to surgical interventions and medications that come with numerous side effects. But a growing body of research indicates that there are many… Continue Reading →

Healthy Fats: What You Need to Know

Fats, in general, get a bad rap in our heart-healthy and fat-obsessed diet culture. For years, we’ve been trained to put foods containing fat (and fat itself) in the “avoid” category, even if the alternative is sugar laden and artificially… Continue Reading →

Changing Habits? You Need to Shrink the Change

This post was originally published on this site Whatever your objective, kudos for planning to improve your health and well-being. But do you know how to set yourself up for success? When it comes to making changes, should you think… Continue Reading →

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