Revolution Health Radio debunks mainstream myths on nutrition and health and delivers cutting-edge, yet practical information on how to prevent and reverse disease naturally. This show is brought to you by Chris Kresser, health detective and creator of chriskresser.com.
Can athletes get enough protein on a vegan diet? In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk about the major differences between plant protein and animal protein, and discuss the positive impact an ancestral diet (that includes animal protein) has on your overall health. Be sure to catch my upcoming appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience on November 19, 2019, at 11 a.m. Pacific [Time].
Is SIBO the result of bacterial overgrowth, or decreased bacterial diversity? In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. Purna Kashyap—an expert in the microbiome and G.I. issues—about his recent study on SIBO and the implications it has for treatment.
We need adequate sleep, but it hasn’t always been clear why—and there’s still a lot we don’t understand about how our bodies rest. Dr. Matthew Walker has devoted his career to studying the subject of sleep and is now one of the foremost sleep experts in the world. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Dr. Walker talks about why we need sleep, what it does for our health, what happens if we miss our shuteye, and more.
The CBD industry is booming—and misinformation is growing as a result. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, CBD expert Will Kleidon clears up misconceptions about CBD and explains more about how these products work, our history with hemp, and how to get the dosage right for your body.
Conventional treatment for PTSD often means suppressing the symptoms associated with the disorder, rather than treating the underlying cause. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. Michael Mithoefer about how MDMA, given in conjunction with psychotherapy, can address the root cause of PTSD for some individuals.
We’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 this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Diane Bode, founder of Another Way School & Community Center. We discuss how her program connects kids with nature and themselves and how she’s teaching them to embrace “free air lives.”
A 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, I talk with Angie and Dr. Abbott about their findings, and we discuss how behavior and lifestyle interventions impacted their results.
How 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 how embracing all three ways of understanding ourselves can lead to greater happiness.
Neuroplasticity is the idea that your brain can “rewire” itself in response to a variety of factors—including negative ones, like chronic illness and trauma. The Dynamic Neural Retraining System (DNRS) allows us to correct those patterns and heal. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Annie Hopper about how to use DNRS to correct chronic disease patterns in your brain and regain your health.
While the conventional approach to cancer has made some strides, it doesn’t recognize how important diet and lifestyle are for treatment and prevention. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Dr. Lise Alschuler about the Functional Medicine approach to cancer.
Dr. Mark Pimentel is an expert on conditions related to the microbiome, including small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). In this edition of Revolution Health Radio, I welcome Dr. Pimentel back to the show to talk about SIBO and its links to IBS, food poisoning, and autoimmunity.
Getting enough sleep is one of the most important things we can do for our health, and optimizing your sleep temperature can have a major impact on the quality of your rest. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Tara Youngblood about the science of temperature regulation as a means of improving your sleep.
Your gut health is connected to the well-being of nearly every system in your body. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with microbiome expert Raja Dhir about the gut microbiome and the impact probiotics have.
Keto fasting combines a very-low-carb diet with intermittent periods of fasting—and it has the potential to improve your sleep, cell regeneration, and gut health. Find out more about this lifestyle in this episode of RHR.
Trying 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 about the best ways to use technology to enhance your health and support your ancestral lifestyle.
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 broth, more ways to get this nutrient-packed food into your diet, and what it’s like to run a business in the ancestral health space.
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 Revolution Health Radio, I talk with renowned thyroid specialist Izabella Wentz about how Functional Medicine can uncover the root cause of a thyroid disorder early on and help people feel better faster.
Our modern lives are full of stress, distraction, and disconnection. That has an impact on our nervous systems—and our gut health. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with Allison Post about how your gut wellness is tied to your nervous system and why unwinding and giving your body a chance to rest can improve your health.
Meat is in the news again, and, as usual, a new study is claiming that animal products are unhealthy and bad for the environment. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Diana Rodgers and I discuss everything the much-publicized EAT-Lancet paper got wrong, and explain why meat is still a healthy, nutrient-dense part of your diet.
If you have diabetes, you’ve probably gotten contradictory advice on which diet can help you manage it. While there isn’t one diet that will work for everyone, there are some changes you can make today that will help. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I explain why there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to managing diabetes, and I talk about how to determine which diet is right for you.
Bee products like propolis, royal jelly and unpasteurized honey can strengthen your immune system, improve memory and even help you sleep. In this episode, Beekeeper’s Naturals founder Carly Stein joins me to discuss the benefits.
Long hours, high patient turnover, and the struggle to make a difference contribute to physician burnout. Learn how physician burnout has ballooned to such a serious problem and what you can do to prevent it.
Historically, medical care has focused on treating injuries or illnesses. Now, we’re seeing a shift in focus towards helping people manage their health and prevent illnesses from developing in the first place.
While Functional Medicine is gaining in popularity and reputation, the costs associated with it are still prohibitive for many people. Tune in for a roundtable discussion on the Berkeley Fire Department pilot wellness program.
The episodic model of care from conventional medicine is outdated in technology and failing in approach. Today, Dr. Sunjya Schweig and I discuss how the shift towards the Collaborative Care Model improves chronic disease care.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects many women. Today I’m talking with Dr. Amy Nett about the Functional Medicine approach to PCOS and how it differs from the conventional model.
Healthcare continues to be a debate between political parties. But neither the politicians nor the media are acknowledging the real reasons that healthcare is floundering. How do we change this? Listen in to find out.