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Proper brain health begins in our guts.

Everything we eat changes our biochemistry, affecting our moods and the way we think.  Here, nutrition experts point out the differences between good and bad "brain foods" and outline intelligent choices for overall health.

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There’s long been a misconception that you can “fish oil” a bad diet away. Not only is that idea wrong — according to Chris Kresser, it can lead to dangerous and unanticipated oxidative stress.

Animal brains

What makes human brains special? How do animal brains compare to our own?

Omega-6 fatty acids are both essential and misunderstood — occasionally even demonized as a too-prevalent part of the Standard American Diet. Dr. Chris Masterjohn explains the role they fill in the human diet, and against-the-grain advice on how to acquire them with a minimum of fuss.

Han Solo joked that Chewbacca was “always thinking with his stomach.”  Science has shown this to be truer than we ever suspected.

We need food to survive. Can we really be “addicted” to something required for survival?

You probably ate something toxic today. But don’t panic! It was actually good for you.

Remember when carbs were good and fat was evil? Now, not so much. Here’s why (and how) you should try ketosis.

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Blueberries really are a superfood: they improve long-term and short-term memory. Dr. Krikorian explains the whys, hows, and how muchs of blueberries.

Autoimmunity Question & Answers with Dr. Terry Wahls

Practical Advice for Navigating Autoimmunity in Everyday Life In Episode 136, Dr. Terry Wahls shared the clinical results of her latest research.  Wahls herself is a walking testimonial to the effectiveness of the dietary changes now known as “the Wahls Protocol™” — and clinical research is currently providing further evidence to reinforce her recommendations. For those who experience the daily …

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Dr. Terry Wahls talks functional medicine, ketosis, and implementing the Wahls Protocol in practice.

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