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Tomorrow on The Body Show: The Differences in Treating Diabetes in Adult and Children

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Diabetes doesn’t just happen in adults – both Type 1 and Type 2 happen in kids as well. Many of the basics of treatment are similar, but not everything we This content was originally published here.

RHR: The Functional Medicine Approach to Anxiety | Kresser Institute

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Anxiety can significantly impact quality of life. While the conventional medicine approach focuses on balancing neurotransmitters in the brain, the functional medicine approach is to look for the root cause. Today I’ll discuss the top three pathologies that can contribute to anxiety, as well as steps you can take to correct these issues. In this episode we cover: Chris Kresser: Hey, everybody, it’s Chris Kresser. Welcome to another episode of Revolution Health Radio. This week, I’m going to answer a question from Adam. Let’s give it a listen. Adam: Hi Chris. I’m hoping you could do a podcast on how […]

Biohacking on a Budget: Affordable Upgrades You Can Do Right Now

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Biohacking doesn’t necessarily mean getting stem cell injections or hopping in a cryotherapy chamber. Anything you do that helps you take control of your biology qualifies as biohacking. That includes affordable upgrades like improving your sleep quality, reducing stress, and moving more. I plan to live to 180. Yeah, I’m using advanced anti-aging methods to make that goal a reality, but you don’t have to break the bank to improve your quality of life. Biohacking is the art and science of changing the environment around you, and inside of you, so you have full control of your own biology. It […]

A Ketogenic Diet and Alcohol: Can they Mix? | Ruled Me

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Having a social life on a ketogenic diet is something that many find hard to do. There are carbs pretty much everywhere you look, and that’s especially the case when you’re in a bar. Cutting out all the beer and wine is a great start, but sticking with hard liquor is usually the best choice. Even though hard liquor is made from natural sugars, grains, potatoes, and fruits – during the fermentation and distillation process that sugar is converted into ethyl alcohol. Drinking liquor can in fact deepen your level of ketosis, but will slow weight loss down. Ingestion of […]

What is Integrative & Functional Medicine?

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Well this certainly isn’t a new concept however this terminology may be new to you, so let’s break it down. Integrative Medicine (IM), like the names suggests, allows for all qualified practitioner’s within the health care industry to interact and communicate about their treatment protocols and insights about the clients that they treat, as long as they have the clients consent. The manner in which the specific practitioner uses their expertise will vary with each practitioner, although the holistic treatment of all of the body systems in a preventative health manner and by utilising different health care practitioners within the […]

Donald Trump suggests bizarre treatments for coronavirus including injections | Daily Mail Online

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President Donald Trump proposed unorthodox new treatments for the coronavirus at Thursday’s White House press briefing – including the use of ultraviolet rays and injections of cleaning agents into patients. Trump, who studied finance and real estate but touts his gut instincts about medical and scientific issues, brought up possible treatments including ‘injecting’ cleaning agents in the body and use of ultraviolet lights at Thursday’s White House press briefing. William Bryan, an acting homeland security official, briefed the president, and later reporters, about new tests that showed how increased levels of sunlight, ultraviolet rays, and even humidity caused the coronavirus […]

14 Biohacking Tips From The Brand New Biohacker’s Handbook.

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Last year, in the post, “11 Indispensable Lessons I Learned From The Biohacker’s Handbook Of Exercise,” I introduced you to my biohacking friends from Finland – a pioneer of holistic medicine in Finland, human technology and self-quantification specialist, Teemu Arina, superfood hunter and nutritionist, Jaakko Halmetoja, as well as Dr. Olli Sovijärvi, MD. At that time, the exercise chapter was the only chapter of their epic book on biohacking that had actually been translated into English. But I’m happy to announce that their entire, 544-page “Biohacker’s Handbook” has now been released in the English language and boy-oh-boy – it’s an […]

A functional medicine doctor’s favorite healthy dinner recipe for easy weeknight eating

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Photo: Little Brown Spark Functional medicine practitioner Mark Hyman, MD, has become the go-to doc for demystifying what it means to eat healthy. His plant-forward food philosophy, which he dubbed pegan, isn’t anything complicated. At its core, it’s a combination of Paleo and vegan eating: “A pegan diet is low-glycemic, high in plant foods, low in sugar, and includes adequate protein for appetite control and muscle synthesis,” Dr. Hyman previously told Well+Good. With his new book, ($23), Dr. Hyman aims to make healthy eating a bit easier (and less intimidating). Out today, the book has science-backed tips on how to […]

Ketogenic Diet Low Carb Cheat Sheet | Ruled Me

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When people are new to the ketogenic diet, they often wonder what type of foods they should and could eat while making the changes they need to make. While we do have an in-depth ketogenic food list, it doesn’t cover everything and doesn’t include recipes or common foods people are always asking for. Use our recommendations below to get an idea of what replacements you can use on the ketogenic diet and what type of foods you could replicate while going the low-carb route. Not only does this make your diet or way of eating viable for long term use, […]

Healthy diet with nutritional supplements support body in fight against COVID-19 – Neuroscience News

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Summary: Researchers provide advice about the best foods and supplements to help boost the immune system to stave off COVID-19 infection. Source: University of Southampton An international research team, including Professor Philip Calder from the University of Southampton, has published a new report advising how the public can support their immune system and give it the best chance of fighting the coronavirus. A diet with a diverse and varied mixture of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and pulses, along with some meat, fish and dairy products provides the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients the immune system needs for optimal function. However, […]