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Are High-Fat Diets Bad for the Microbiome?

Are High-Fat Diets Bad for the Microbiome?

Written by Chris Kresser Those in the Paleo and ancestral health communities have a tendency to follow high-fat, low-carb diets. After all, when you cut out grains, you naturally cut out a lot of carbs. But are there downsides? What happens to our microbiome on a high-fat diet? If you’ve been following my work for a while, you won’t be surprised when I say, “It depends.” In this episode we discuss: Questions to ask about these findings High fiber and its impact on high-fat diets Low-carb, low-fiber diets can be detrimental Each person responds to high-fat diets differently Chris Kresser: Hey,...

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Bone Broth and the Ketogenic Diet… The Perfect Pair

Bone Broth and the Ketogenic Diet… The Perfect Pair

Over the years, we have seen a long list of fad diets, some nutritionally sensible and some that are purely focussed on weight loss. The ones that stand the test of time and have helped millions of people are generally the ones with a focus on achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, eating real foods and improving overall health. You may have tried many, just a couple or you may not have tried any at all – regardless of which column you sit in, you are likely to have heard of; The South Beach Diet The Mediterranean Diet The Zone...

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