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The Hidden Epidemic of Nutrient Deficiency with Chris Kresser

Myers Detox Podcast

Chris Kresser joins the show to talk about the hidden epidemic of nutrient deficiency, and what you need to do to keep your nutrient levels healthy. We talk about the foods that are the most nutrient dense, what you need to supplement with for optimal health, and the most common nutrient deficiencies. Chris also discusses the problems with RDA’s, the many things in our environment working against absorption of nutrients, and the most bioavailable foods you need to be eating. So many great tips on how to level up your nutrients game, so make sure to tune in!   On today’s podcast, you will learn: The hidden epidemic of nutrient deficiency. Why getting micronutrients in our diet is essential. The most common nutrients people are deficient in. Why so many people have nutrient deficiencies. The reason you can’t trust RDAs. The most nutrient rich foods you can eat. Nutrient deficiencies in people following various diets. How to get more nutrient rich organ meats in your diet. The nutrient supplements people need to be careful taking. Is fiber important in our diet? Chris’s incredible line of supplements, Adapt Naturals.   Chris Kresser's Bio: Chris Kresser M.S., L.Ac. is the co-founder of the California Center for Functional Medicine, the founder of Kresser Institute, the host of the top-ranked health podcast Revolution Health Radio, the creator of ChrisKresser.com, and the New York Times best-selling author of The Paleo Cure and Unconventional Medicine. He is one of the most respected clinicians and educators in the fields of Functional Medicine and ancestral health and has trained over 2,000 clinicians and health coaches from over 50 countries in his unique approach.  Chris was named one of the 100 most influential people in health and fitness by Greatist.com and has appeared as a featured guest on Dr. Oz, Time, The Atlantic, NPR, Fox & Friends, and other national media outlets. He lives in Park City, UT, with his wife and daughter. You can learn more about Chris and his work at and   📊 Do You Need to Detox? Take the Heavy Metals Quiz: 🌿 Get Help With Detox: 👩‍🔬 Discover the Myers Detox Protocol:   Dr. Wendy Myers, ND, FDN-P, NC, CHHC is a best-selling author, podcast host, and expert in detoxification, specializing in the adverse effects of heavy metal exposure. Wendy founded Myers Detox to share her research and support people in restoring wellness with natural detox solutions.

1hr

26 Jan 2023

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Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac., New York Times best-selling author.

American Glutton

Ethan is joined by Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac., who is a globally-renowned expert, clinician, and educator in the fields of Functional Medicine and ancestral health and the New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Cure and Unconventional Medicine. Chris and Ethan dive deep into how to get the best nutrients out of what you eat every day, and how to best supplement for optimal health. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 12mins

12 Dec 2022

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163: Chris Kresser - Addressing Nutrient Deficiencies in Healthy Populations, The Most Nutrient Dense Foods, Pleiotropic Interventions, and More

The Natural State with Dr. Anthony Gustin

New York Times best-selling author, clinician, Functional Medicine educator, and pioneer in the natural health space, Chris Kresser, discusses how his health views have evolved over 15 years and what he’s currently focused on. When you tune into this episode, you’ll hear about how Chris discovered that many of his healthy patients who did everything right health-wise still ended up with nutrient deficiencies, what that looks like, and what the most nutrient dense foods are, both plant and meat-based. Chris also discusses whether we should be eating plant foods, the pleiotropic interventions he recommends, eating locally versus seasonally, and how soil health has drastically changed over the years and what that means for us today. Chris and Dr. Anthony Gustin also discuss his own personal experience dealing with health issues, how to tell if you’ve reached the point that health interventions can longer help, and why he chooses to see patients in-person when it can be done virtually. If you’re not familiar with Chris Kresser, he’s a world-renowned expert, clinician, and educator of Functional Medicine and ancestral health. He’s also a New York Times best-selling author of the books, The Paleo Cure, and Unconventional Medicine. Chris also founded The Kresser Institute to help educate the next generation of Functional Medicine practitioners and he co-founded and co-directed the California Center for Functional Medicine, one of the largest clinics on the west coast. Chris was also named one of the 100 most influential people in health and fitness and he’s appeared as a guest on NPR, Fox & Friends,  Dr. Oz, Time, The Atlantic, and other well-respected media outlets. Lastly, Chris has recently launched his own supplement line, Adapt Naturals, to address the most common nutrient deficiencies he’s seen in healthy patients in his practice. When you tune into this episode, you’ll discover: What’s changed for Chris as far as how he looks at health, what he focuses on now, and how he’s evolved in his thinking How to tell if you’ve reached your health healing capacity or you need to push past your limitations  Pleiotropic interventions, including what those are, the role they play, and when to use them A peek inside Chris’ third book that he’s currently writing Mistaking fleeting and transitory states with permanent experiences and how to change that Why Chris chose to stick to in-person care when everyone else around him switched to providing virtual services Why Chris is actively creating in-person connections through his retreats, what that looks like, and why it’s so beneficial How so many people are experiencing nutritional deficiencies, even when eating a healthy diet and doing all the right things, and what can be done to address this How the soil health affects whether or not we reap all of the nutrients from the foods we eat What are our options for actually eating a nutrient dense diet? The main nutritional deficiencies Chris saw in his healthy patients who did everything right health-wise How nutrient levels have declined over the years The top four nutrient dense foods  How whole grains compare in their nutrient density The most nutrient dense plant foods Do we need to eat plant foods?  Should we eat plant foods? The bioavailability of the foods we eat Should we eat seasonally?  Should we only eat locally sourced foods? Hormesis and hormetic adaptations How to source foods to maximize nutrition Resources mentioned in this episode: Chris Kresser’s website Chris’ supplement line Chris Kresser’s Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube channel Scott Barry and eudaimonic well-being The Science of Soil podcast episode with David Montgomery and Anne Biklé What Your Food Ate: How to Heal Our Land and Reclaim Our Health by David Montgomery The Natural State Podcast Episode 148: Chris Masterjohn - Covid Research, Important Micronutrients, Soil Quality, Eating Locally and Seasonally, and More The Natural State Podcast Episode 152: Jake Muise of Maui Nui - How This Nutrient-Dense Meat is Responsibly Sourced Micronutrient Density and Bioavailability with Ty Beal The Natural State Podcast Episode 134: Dr. Paul Saladino - What We Learned from One of the Last Hunter-Gatherer Tribes

1hr 35mins

9 Dec 2022

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The Top Signs Your Nutrient Deficient and What to Do About It with Chris Kresser

Dhru Purohit Podcast

This episode is brought to you by Cozy Earth and InsideTracker.In an ideal world where soils are rich and the air and water are pure, we would be able to get the vitamins and nutrients we need to optimally support and sustain a disease-free life through diet alone. However, that’s just not practical for most of us in our toxic, modern world.On today’s mini-episode, Dhru sits down with Chris Kresser to talk about the increasing issue of nutritional deficiencies, how we got here, and how to add back in what the modern world squeezed out. Chris Kresser is the co-founder of the California Center for Functional Medicine, the founder of Kresser Institute, the host of the top-ranked health podcast Revolution Health Radio, the creator of ChrisKresser.com, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Cure and Unconventional Medicine. He is one of the most respected clinicians and educators in the fields of Functional Medicine and ancestral health and has trained over 2,000 clinicians and health coaches with his unique approach. He has recently launched Adapt Naturals, a supplement line designed to add back into your diet what the modern world has crowded out and help people perform and feel their best. In this episode we dive into: -The top three nutrient deficiencies -Signs of nutrient deficiencies-Nutrients people can get too much of-Optimal vitamin D levels -Nutrients people should people be careful supplementing with -The importance of vitamin K2 and choline -Understanding calcium and vitamin A deficiencies-Why phytonutrients are so important-Chris’s new supplement line, Adapt Naturals  Listen to the full episode here. For more on Chris Kresser, follow him on Instagram @chriskresser, Facebook @chriskresslac, Twitter @chriskresser, YouTube @chriskresser, and through his website, chriskresser.com.Cozy Earth are the most comfortable, temperature-regulating, and nontoxic sheets on the market. Right now, get 40% off your Cozy Earth sheets. Just head over to https://www.cozyearth.com and use code DHRU.InsideTracker provides detailed nutrition and lifestyle guidance based on your individual needs. Right now, they’re offering my podcast community 20% off. Just go to https://www.insidetracker.com/DHRU to get your discount and try it out for yourself. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

48mins

14 Nov 2022

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Part 175 - Chris Kresser on Why The World is Unhealthy (And What To Do About It)

Peak Human - Unbiased Nutrition Info for Optimum Health, Fitness & Living

Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac., is a globally-renowned expert, clinician, and educator in the fields of Functional Medicine and ancestral health and the New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Cure and Unconventional Medicine. He was named one of the 100 most influential people in health and fitness by Greatist.com and has appeared as a featured guest on Dr. Oz, Time, The Atlantic, NPR, Fox & Friends, and other national media outlets. ChrisKresser.com   Chris co-founded and co-directed the California Center for Functional Medicine, one of the largest Functional Medicine clinics on the west coast. Throughout his 15-year career he has helped hundreds of patients reverse chronic disease and recover their health and vitality.   GET THE MEAT http://NosetoTail.org FREE SAPIEN FOOD GUIDE http://sapien.org   SHOW NOTES   02:40 - Barriers to proper healthcare consulting 03:50 - How the modern food system is causing Nutrient deficiencies.  05:45 - Why eating healthy might not be enough to combat nutrient deficiencies 11:00 - Can we get enough nutrients in the modern environment?  14:30 - Chris's thoughts on hair mineral analysis testing.  16:45 - The problem with vegan and carnivore diets. 21:50 - Nutrient degradation overtime 25:40- Chris's opinion on oxalates and plant toxins.  28:20- The benefits of eating seasonally 34:50 - Humans have an innate drive to eat certain foods.  39:50 - The nutrient leverage hypothesis. 45:15 - Why we don't know about our nutrient deficiencies. 48:00 - The best ways to maximize the nutrient density of our diets. 57:05 - The issues with the dietary guidelines 59:15 -  Chris's opinion on phytonutrients 1:02:30 - Many diets can work to elicit good health. 1:06:30- The height studies 1:13:40 - Practical way to optimize your nutrient status.  1:22:30 - Where to find Chris Kresser   GET THE MEAT http://NosetoTail.org FREE SAPIEN FOOD GUIDE http://sapien.org   Follow along: http://twitter.com/FoodLiesOrg http://instagram.com/food.lies http://facebook.com/FoodLiesOrg

1hr 29mins

9 Nov 2022

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A Deep Dive into Gut Health, Inflammation, and Personalized Nutrition with Chris Kresser

Well-Fed Women

Here are the notes for episode #395 of Well-Fed Women. Be sure to check back every Tuesday for a new episode, and head over to Apple Podcasts or Stitcher to subscribe!To leave a review for the podcast (HORRAY!), go to: https://coconutsandkettlebells.com/reviewIn this episode, Noelle and Chris Kresser take a deep dive into gut health, inflammation, and personalized nutrition.Got a question you’d like us to answer? Email us at wellfedwomen@gmail.com.10% of the funds we receive from our sponsors is donated directly to our partner charity, Thistle Farms, a place where women survivors of abuse, addiction, trafficking and prostitution receive help and support through residential programs, therapy, education, and employment opportunities. Because we get paid per download, you are actively supporting Thistle Farms by downloading our podcast each week.Topics![04:26] A Deep Dive into Gut Health, Inflammation, and Personalized Nutrition with Chris KresserLinks!Noelle’s website: https://coconutsandkettlebells.comStefani’s website: http://healthtoempower.comBuy our book Coconuts and KettlebellsOrganifiP3OM by BIOptimizersLearn more about Chris KresserAdapt NaturalsFollow Chris on InstagramThe Paleo CureUnconventional MedicineRevolution Health RadioCore Plus BundleMicronutrient Deficiencies in the US populationOrganifiSupport your body, energy, immunity, and stress with Organifi.Organifi takes pride in offering the best-tasting superfood products on the market at a price that works out to less than $3 a day.You can experience Organifi’s high-quality superfoods without breaking the bank.Go to www.organifi.com/wellfed and use code wellfed for 20% off your order.BiOptimizersIt’s that time of year again when we need to take extra care to protect ourselves from germs and bacteria. You can do everything right, wash your hands, keep your hands away from your face, carry around hand sanitizer…but you still get sick.That’s why you need to protect your body from the inside, not just the out and you can do that by building up your immune system with some high-quality and high-strength probiotics.That’s why I’m really excited about P3-OM.P3-OM is a patented probiotic that might be the most effective probiotic ever developed. P3-OM fights bacteria and strengthens immunity — basically a germ-fighting superhero — but it also helps digestion, speeds up metabolism, and increases energy throughout the day.If you want to protect yourself from whatever bug is floating around this year AND take your digestion to a new level go to P3OM.com/wellfed and use coupon code WELLFED10 for 10% off your order.

1hr 33mins

27 Sep 2022

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Why Most Of Us Are Nutrient Deficient And What To Do About It with Chris Kresser

The Doctor's Farmacy with Mark Hyman, M.D.

This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health, InsideTracker, and Cozy Earth.If you’ve ever wondered if supplements are worthwhile or just create expensive urine, this is the podcast episode for you. While I wish it wasn’t the case, I do believe we need supplements to make up for the nutrients we can no longer get through food alone. It’s extra important to note, though, that not all supplements are created equal. And please keep in mind they’re called “supplements” for a reason, not “replacements”—they are meant to supplement a healthy diet and lifestyle to provide the most impact.Today, I’m excited to take a deeper dive into this topic with one of my most trusted sources when it comes to nutrition and dietary research, Chris Kresser. Chris Kresser M.S., L.Ac. is the co-founder of the California Center for Functional Medicine, the founder of Kresser Institute, the host of the top-ranked health podcast Revolution Health Radio, the creator of ChrisKresser.com, and the New York Times best-selling author of The Paleo Cure and Unconventional Medicine. Chris is one of the most respected clinicians and educators in the fields of Functional Medicine and ancestral health and has trained over 2,000 clinicians and health coaches from over 50 countries in his unique approach. He has recently launched Adapt Naturals, a supplement line designed to add back in what the modern world has squeezed out and help people perform and feel their best.This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health, InsideTracker, and Cozy Earth.Rupa Health is a place where Functional Medicine practitioners can access more than 2,000 specialty lab tests from over 20 labs like DUTCH, Vibrant America, Genova, and Great Plains. You can check out a free, live demo with a Q&A or create an account at RupaHealth.com.InsideTracker is a personalized health and wellness platform like no other. Right now they’re offering my community 20% off at insidetracker.com/drhyman.Cozy Earth makes the most comfortable, temperature-regulating, and nontoxic sheets on the market. Right now, get 40% off your Cozy Earth sheets. Just head over to cozyearth.com and use code MARK40.Here are more details from our interview (audio version / Apple Subscriber version):Do we really need to take supplements? (5:14 / 1:54) Why our food is less nutritious than it used to be (13:32 / 10:10) Can you really get your nutrients from food? (15:28 / 12:10) The prevalence of, and most common, nutritional deficiencies (16:27 / 13:35) Testing your nutrient levels (21:35 / 18:25)Symptoms of common nutrient deficiencies (29:03 / 25:05) Can you take too much or overdose on nutrients? (41:57 / 36:58) What to look for in a quality vitamin or supplement (51:37 / 47:10) What nutrients are provided by plant vs animal foods (59:41 / 55:06)  The most nutrient-dense foods (1:10:23 / 1:05:45) Learn more about Chris at ChrisKresser.com and check out his new supplement line, Adapt Naturals. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 30mins

21 Sep 2022

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Chris Kresser: These SURPRISING Nutrient Deficiencies Make You Feel Like Crap

The Art of Being Well

In this episode, fellow functional medicine expert, Chris Kresser joins Dr. Will Cole  to educate us on all things nutrition. By understanding the causes and symptoms of nutrient deficiencies we can learn how to get the proper nutrients through supplements and food according to our own bio-individuality. For all links mentioned in episode: www.drwillcole.com/podcast Produced: Insidetracker.com.com/artofbeingwell for 20% off site-wide Athleticgreens.com/willcole for a free one year supply of vitamin D and to give AG1 a try Theouia.com code WILLCOLE to get 15% off your entire purchase Cymbiotika.com code WILLCOLE for 15% off site-wide or 45% off a custom bundle Perfectsnacks.com/WILLCOLE to get a free Perfect Bar today Produced by Dear Media.

1hr 10mins

1 Sep 2022

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How Lifestyle Choices and Parasites Impact Our Gut Health with Chris Kresser

The Sakara Life Podcast

Did you know that 60% of the calories Americans eat are from ultra-processed foods that disrupt our gut? In this episode, we sit down with NYT bestselling author and founder of Kresser Institute, Chris Kresser, to discuss how a majority of Americans’ lifestyle and nutritional choices are deeply impacting the health of their guts. Chris breaks down the role stress, sleep, and food plays in our overall health and how joy is a surprising factor that impacts our cellular biology. Chris also shares his inspiring personal health journey with us - one that started with a parasite infection and ultimately caused him to completely transform his life. He dives into the science behind parasitic infections and how we can all make choices to protect our body from harmful pathogens. Ultimately, this fascinating conversation will encourage you to reflect on your own personal lifestyle choices and make healthier changes - whether it’s eating more whole, nourishing foods or cultivating more joy in your daily life. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

52mins

30 Aug 2022

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The Top 3 Nutrient Deficiencies and How to Fix Them with Chris Kresser

Dhru Purohit Podcast

This episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers and Pendulum.In an ideal world where soils are rich and air and water are pure, we would be able to get the vitamins and nutrients we need to optimally support and sustain a disease-free life through diet alone. However, I’ve learned for most, that's just not practical in our toxic, modern world.Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with Chris Kresser to talk about the increasing issue of nutritional deficiencies, how we got here, and how to add back in what the modern world squeezed out. Chris Kresser is the cofounder of the California Center for Functional Medicine, the founder of Kresser Institute, the host of the top-ranked health podcast Revolution Health Radio, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Cure and Unconventional Medicine. He has recently launched Adapt Naturals, a supplement line designed to add back into your diet what the modern world has crowded out and help people perform and feel their best.In this episode, we dive into:-The top three reasons why people end up having a nutrient deficiency (2:01)-The top three nutrient deficiencies (9:04)-Why the RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance) is inadequate as a standard for nutrient intake (13:34)-Signs of nutrient deficiencies (18:49)-Nutrients that people can get too much of (35:19)-Optimal vitamin D levels (38:11) -Nutrients people should people be careful supplementing with (41:53)-How to get more organ meats into your diet (43:40)-Why some people can thrive on a vegan or vegetarian diet and others can’t (1:05:19)-Why phytonutrients are so important (1:12:40)Also mentioned in this episode:-Adapt Naturals-Revolution Health Radio-Kresser Institute-Vitamin D Optimal Levels For more on Chris Kresser, follow him on Instagram @chriskresser, YouTube @chriskresser, and through his website, chriskresser.com.This episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers and Pendulum.​​Magnesium Breakthrough from BiOptimizers really stands out from the other magnesium supplements out there. It contains 7 different forms of magnesium, which all have different functions in the body. There isn't anything else like it on the market. BiOptimizers is offering my community 10% off, just head over to magbreakthrough.com/dhru, with code DHRU10.Pendulum is the first company to figure out how to harness the amazing benefits of Akkermansia in a probiotic capsule. To receive 20% off your first purchase of Pendulum’s Akkermansia probiotic supplement, go to Pendulumlife.com and use code DHRU20. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 45mins

28 Jul 2022

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