Revolution Health Radio

By Chris Kresser

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Subscribers: 919
Reviews: 4

josh james
 Dec 12, 2019
wonderful, good work Chris

Sin
 Mar 30, 2019
Personally the App interface could do with aesthetic improvements, however Podcast wise, its great. But please fix the 'download location' bug for android or at the least give details on how to fix the issue.

Joe DaSilva
 Mar 11, 2019
One of the best, most informative Health podcasts in the U.S. and maybe the world!

jonathan michael aliwarga
 Nov 21, 2018
a lot of potential to become 5 stars: needs to expand to less agreeable audiences. Showcasing Christopher Walker about the thermodiet could rally like minds to the focus on nutrient density vs macronutrient/foodgroup fanaticisim.

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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.

Episode Date
RHR: How to Naturally Prevent and Treat Osteopenia and Osteoporosis
31:24

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Chris examines the efficiency and risks of calcium supplementation, talks about the diet and lifestyle factors that contribute to osteopenia and osteoporosis, and lays out a natural approach to preventing these conditions and improving your bone density.

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Oct 04, 2022
RHR: Immune Rejuvenation and the Roots of Functional Medicine, with Dr. Jeffrey Bland
1:09:45

Chris is joined on this episode by the father of Functional Medicine, Dr. Jeffrey Bland. They discuss the history of Functional Medicine, how it has impacted current medical approaches to health, and the process of immuno-rejuvenation. Dr. Bland dives into how the immune system and the gut microbiome are linked, how diet impacts more than just your digestive health, the role of epigenetics in immune health, zombie cells and what role they play in the aging of the immune system, and the immunity superfood Himalayan Tartary Buckwheat.

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Sep 27, 2022
RHR Replay: Why Functional Medicine Is the Solution for Both Patients and Practitioners, with Tracey O’Shea
59:40

Tracey O’Shea, director of the ADAPT Functional Medicine Practitioner Training Program, joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss why, now more than ever, Functional Medicine is an essential framework for managing chronic illness. Tracey discusses the advantages of working with and becoming an ADAPT certified Functional Medicine practitioner and why Chris’ evidence-based, practically designed ADAPT Functional Medicine Practitioner Training Program is the program that best helps practitioners deepen their training and find fulfillment in their careers.

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Sep 20, 2022
RHR: Creating a Healthier Relationship with Screens and Media for Children, with Jean Rogers
59:00

Jean Rogers, director of the Children’s Screen Time Action Network, joins Chris Kresser on Revolution Health Radio to discuss ways we can reduce screen time for children, and why doing so is crucial to their healthy development. Jean and Chris talk about the most recent trends in screen time among kids and teens, some of the physical and developmental impacts of screen overuse, the long-term benefits of moderating screen time, why children’s technology use is a public health issue and not just an individual one, how child-targeted marketing contributes to excess screen time, and what steps parents can take to help their kids have a healthier relationship with technology and screens.

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Sep 13, 2022
RHR: The Microbiome Approach to Better Probiotics, with Colleen Cutcliffe
54:54

Colleen Cutcliffe, CEO and Co-Founder of Pendulum Therapeutics, joins Chris on this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss how metabolic health is related to the gut microbiome, microbiome research, and probiotics. They’ll talk about the problem with current probiotics, the opportunities being presented by novel strains and formulations, innovations in understanding the gut–metabolic and gut–brain connections, and the challenges of bringing anaerobic probiotics to the marketplace.

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Sep 06, 2022
RHR: Understanding the Gut-Brain-Skin Axis
35:37

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Chris reviews research supporting the gut–brain–skin axis, explains the ways these three systems are interrelated, and suggests what you can do to improve your gut, brain, and skin health.

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Aug 30, 2022
RHR: Solving the Problem of Vegetable Oils, with Jeff Nobbs
1:12:52

Jeff Nobbs, co-founder and CEO of Zero Acre Farms, joins Chris on Revolution Health Radio to discuss how vegetable oils drive chronic disease, how years of misinformation led to the prevalence of their consumption worldwide, why they’re such a problem for our health and the environment, what’s important to consider when choosing a cooking oil, and why Zero Acre Farms’ flagship product, Cultured Oil, is poised to be a game changer in the industry.

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Aug 23, 2022
RHR: Creating a Healthy and Happy Workplace, with Julia Stephanides
50:54

Lawyer and workers’ rights advocate Julia Stephanides joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss health and the workplace. Julia talks about her background representing workers facing discrimination and harassment at work, how stressful work environments can cause and contribute to various health issues, and how companies can create solutions through fair pay, good benefits, and inclusive company culture. She also explores the ways workers can increase their well-being at work, and the legal resources and accommodations available to people with health issues.

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Aug 16, 2022
RHR: Finding Joy in the Midst of Illness, Pain, and Difficulty
59:49

When you’re dealing with any kind of challenge like chronic pain or illness, it’s important to figure out how to still find joy and live your best life in the moment while working to address those bigger issues. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Chris examines what health really means and why it’s important to understand it as a dynamic process rather than an outcome. He’ll also teach you practices and tools that you can use when you’re feeling stuck or facing difficult circumstances in your life.

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Aug 09, 2022
RHR: Why Movement Is Essential to Optimal Health, with Katy Bowman
1:03:22

Biomechanist Katy Bowman, author of numerous books including Move Your DNA and Grow Wild, joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss human movement ecology and the issue of sedentarism in our culture. They talk about how to reframe your idea of what movement is, ways you can naturally incorporate more of it into your routine, the reasons why humans have been in a steady transition toward less movement, and how the decline in movement and increase in technology is especially impactful on children.

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Aug 02, 2022
RHR: Optimizing Movement for a Pain-Free Life through Foundation Training, with Dr. Eric Goodman
1:02:28

Dr. Eric Goodman joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss how Foundation Training addresses back pain on a functional level and uses movement and breathing to correct the imbalances caused by our modern habits. Dr. Goodman explains the mechanics of back pain, the evolution of Foundation Training, how decompression breathing and pelvic anchoring can provide sustained pain relief and everyday fitness, and how you can get started with incorporating Foundation Training into your routine.

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Jul 26, 2022
RHR: Why Nutrient Density Matters and How to Optimize It
1:16:17

Nutrient density should be the primary consideration when it comes to the choices we make about what we eat. In this episode, Chris discusses what nutrient density is, how common nutrient deficiencies are and why, ways to optimize nutrient intake in your diet, and what is important to include in a quality supplementation program.

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Jul 19, 2022
RHR: The Optimal Human Diet
51:10

There is no single, optimal diet for every human. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Chris Kresser examines the evolutionary and biochemical perspectives on what we should be eating and brings some clarity to all the confusion and misunderstanding that's out there in order to help you make more informed and better choices for your own dietary approach.

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Jul 12, 2022
RHR: The Emerging Field of Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy, with Dr. Ingmar Gorman
1:12:53

Dr. Ingmar Gorman, co-founder of Fluence, joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. Dr. Gorman talks about the current research into the therapeutic use of psychedelics, the potential drawbacks to the increasing popularity of psychedelics in therapy, which substances are being studied and used for specific conditions, and how his company is working to train and educate those in the mental health field to utilize psychedelics in a treatment context.

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Jul 05, 2022
RHR Research Review: Dietary Intake Reporting, Caloric Restriction, Insomnia, Lion’s Mane, Lifestyle-Lifespan Correlation, Antibiotics & the Gut, and Aspirin
55:37

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Chris examines studies related to the tendency of all body types to underreport their caloric intake, how our circadian rhythm potentially impacts the results of calorie restriction, how insomnia in middle age impacts cognitive function later in life, using lion’s mane mushrooms to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, how making healthy diet and lifestyle choices can positively and significantly impact our lifespan, the impact of antibiotic use on the gut microbiome and how it can lead to systemic fungal infections, and whether people should be taking low-dose daily aspirin to help prevent heart attack and stroke.

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Jun 28, 2022
RHR: Medicinal Mushrooms and Their Unique Health Benefits, with Dr. Christopher Hobbs
57:56

Internationally renowned herbalist, licensed acupuncturist, author, clinician, botanist, mycologist, and research scientist Dr. Christopher Hobbs joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss medicinal mushrooms. They cover Dr. Hobbs’ history as a mycologist, the nutritional and health benefits of mushrooms, the therapeutic effects of beta-glucans and terpenes found in mushrooms, and how to safely forage for and identify fungi.

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Jun 21, 2022
RHR: Understanding and Addressing Back Pain, with Dr. Stefanie Cohen
58:47

The 25-time world record-holding powerlifter, professional boxer, co-founder of the HYBRID Performance Method, and co-author of Back in Motion, Dr. Stefanie Cohen joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss how to better understand and address back pain. They talk about Stefi’s journey to becoming a world-class athlete, her experience with back injury and how it shaped her perception of her training, and her approach to overcoming pain and building resilience through resistance training.

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Jun 14, 2022
RHR Research Review: Medicinal Mushrooms, Gut Microbiota, Blood Sugar, Root-Causeism, and Nutrient Deficiency
1:16:11

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Chris Kresser covers some of the most interesting recently published research studies, shares some insights from his clinical practice, and discusses subjects he’s been thinking about lately. Topics covered in this episode include types of medicinal mushrooms and their benefits, the effect of gut microbiota on food cravings, high blood sugar as an indicator of cardiovascular disease risk, causes of and solutions to the prevalence of nutrient deficiencies in the modern diet, and how to apply a pleiotropic lens to the root-cause approach of health transformation.

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Jun 07, 2022
RHR: How Natural Wines Are Different, with Todd White
59:46

If you drink wine, you should be paying just as much attention to what’s in the wine that you drink as you do to what’s in the food that you consume. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Todd White, founder of Dry Farm Wines, joins Chris Kresser to discuss natural wines. Todd explains how the modern wine industry has come to promote the large-scale commercialization of wine production, what makes a wine “natural,” and why natural wines are better for your health and the environment.

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May 31, 2022
RHR: Why Amino Acids Are the Building Blocks of Life, with Angelo Keely
1:04:46

Angelo Keely, Co-Founder and CEO of Kion, joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss amino acids and their importance. Angelo talks about the difference between essential and non-essential amino acids, how we typically get amino acids in our diet, why we need them at all stages of life, and what to look for in an amino acid supplement.

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May 24, 2022
RHR Research Review: Dietary Interventions for Cancer, Vitamin D, Walking, Tocotrienols, Sleep Apnea, ADHD in Kids, Mental Health, and Nanoplastics
53:05

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Chris Kresser reviews some of the most interesting recently published studies and shares his thoughts and insights on them. Chris examines studies related to dietary interventions with cancer, maintaining adequate vitamin D levels to help prevent COVID-19, the link between the pace of walking and biological age, the benefits of tocotrienols on a wide range of conditions, how sleep apnea can accelerate aging, micronutrients for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in kids, benefits to mental health from exposure to nature during the pandemic, and the dangers of nanoplastics leaching from food and beverage containers.

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May 17, 2022
RHR: The Health Benefits of Tocotrienols, with Dr. Barrie Tan
1:09:22

Dr. Barrie Tan, one of the world's foremost experts in vitamin E, joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss tocotrienols and their health benefits. Dr. Tan talks about his discovery of the tocotrienol content in the annatto plant, explains how tocotrienols differ from and interact with tocopherols (the more commonly-known form of vitamin E), and discusses research showing the potential benefits of tocotrienols on everything from osteoporosis and bone health to inflammatory conditions, cardiovascular risk, metabolic conditions, and cancer prevention.

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May 10, 2022
RHR: How to Make Intermittent Fasting Work For You, with Cynthia Thurlow
56:48

Cynthia Thurlow, the author of Intermittent Fasting Transformation, joins Chris Kresser to discuss the unique challenges women face with intermittent fasting. Cynthia explains how to customize an approach to intermittent fasting that recognizes menstrual cycles and life circumstances, and also how to tell if intermittent fasting isn’t working for you.

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May 03, 2022
RHR Research Review: MS, Teen Prediabetes, Sleep Deprivation & Fat, Cognitive Decline, Leisure & Loneliness, and Sunscreens
35:25

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Chris Kresser reviews some of the most interesting recently published studies and shares his thoughts and insights on them. Chris examines studies related to dairy and multiple sclerosis, alarming rates of prediabetes in teens, the relationship between sleep deprivation and abdominal fat, rates of cognitive decline in older populations, using leisure time to reduce loneliness, and carcinogens in sunscreen.

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Apr 26, 2022
RHR: How to Protect Our Kids’ Microbiome, with Raja Dhir
59:48

Life sciences entrepreneur Raja Dhir, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Seed Health, joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss the pediatric microbiome. Raja talks about the causes of gut issues in children, Seed Health’s new Pediatric Daily Synbiotic product, and the ways that food, antibiotics, and the built environment impact how our microbiomes develop.

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Apr 19, 2022
RHR Research Review: Cancer, Alzheimer’s, Statins, Light & Sleep, Candida, and Screens & Kids
31:49

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Chris Kresser reviews some of the most interesting recently published studies and shares his thoughts and insights on them. Chris examines studies related to cancer and artificial sweeteners, metabolic indicators of Alzheimer’s risk, statins and heart disease, light exposure during sleep, Candida, and screen time in kids.

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Apr 12, 2022
RHR: Why Functional Medicine Is the Solution for Both Patients and Practitioners, with Tracey O’Shea
56:51

Tracey O’Shea, director of the ADAPT Functional Medicine Practitioner Training Program, joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss why, now more than ever, Functional Medicine is an essential framework for managing chronic illness. Tracey discusses the advantages of working with and becoming an ADAPT certified Functional Medicine practitioner and why Chris’ evidence-based, practically designed ADAPT Functional Medicine Practitioner Training Program is the program that best helps practitioners deepen their training and find fulfillment in their careers.

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Apr 05, 2022
RHR: The Importance of Connection and Community in a Digital World, with Adam and Vanessa Lambert
55:24

Adam and Vanessa Lambert from Bee The Wellness join Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss the importance of community and the transformative potential of live events. Adam and Vanessa talk about the roles of celebration, retreat, and leaving room for magic in our lives and how they’re applying these philosophies to the Adapt Live event at Snowbird Resort in September.

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Apr 01, 2022
RHR: Micronutrient Density and Bioavailability, with Ty Beal
1:00:50

Ty Beal, Research Advisor on the Knowledge Leadership team at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss nutrient density, bioavailability, and his recent study on global micronutrient deficiencies. Ty explains his approach to defining nutritional deficiencies and addresses common misconceptions and misunderstandings about which foods are the most nutrient-dense.

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Mar 29, 2022
RHR: The Anatomy of Anxiety, with Dr. Ellen Vora
55:45

Dr. Ellen Vora, the author of The Anatomy of Anxiety: Understanding and Overcoming the Body’s Fear Response, joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss how to define anxiety and reshape our relationship with it. Dr. Vora explains the difference between true and false anxiety, discusses the role of psychedelics in treating anxiety, talks about the impact of technology on anxiety, and discusses how religion and spirituality figure into anxiety management.

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Mar 22, 2022
RHR: The Powerful Health Benefits of Sulforaphane
51:49

In this episode of RHR, we discuss the benefits of sulforaphane, one of the most potent compounds used to upregulate our body’s internal detoxification system.

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Mar 14, 2022
RHR: The Secret Biomarker for Optimal Health, with Dr. David Perlmutter
1:05:29

Dr. David Perlmutter, the author of Drop Acid, joins Chris Kresser in this episode of Revolution Health Radio to discuss...

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Mar 01, 2022
RHR: The Science of Reversing Aging, with Dr. Kara Fitzgerald
52:24

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, Dr. Kara Fitzgerald, author of Younger You, sits down with Chris Kresser to...

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Feb 17, 2022
RHR: The Importance of Nutrition for Mental and Physical Health, with Autumn Smith of Paleovalley
57:47

Mental health is an important concern for all human beings, but the connection between depression and diet seldom comes up...

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Feb 04, 2022
RHR: Managing Screen Time for Kids
39:40

Technology has grown to play an increasingly important role in our daily lives, so it’s absolutely essential that we consider...

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Jan 18, 2022
RHR: Body Awareness and Athletic Mastery, with Tom Gellie
1:37:16

Athletic performance is about far more than simply developing a skill. In this episode, I talk with Tom Gellie, my...

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Jan 04, 2022