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What’s the Pegan Diet? (And How Does It Compare To Primal?)

Because people don’t have enough diets to choose from already, there’s a new one on the scene: the Pegan diet. Actually it’s not that new—Dr. Mark Hyman started writing about it back in 2014, but it’s gained traction since he published his latest book last year, Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? According to...

Physera’s telehealth MSK therapy platform raises $8M

Physera — an app-based platform for musculoskeletal (MSK) exercises and remote consultations with physical therapists — has raised $8 million in a Series A round headed by BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners. With this, the company has now raised more than $10 million in total, and counts Innovation Endeavors, Lux Capital, Expa, Slow Ventures, iD Ventures,...

The Precision Nutrition Level 2 Certification Master Class: Frequently Asked Questions.

Well, for one, I have pretty vast exposure to almost every aspect of fitness and nutrition. I’ve been: A student of nutrition, going on to complete my Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology and Nutrient Biochemistry at the University of Western Ontario. A teacher of nutrition at the University of Texas, Eastern Michigan University, and the University of...

The Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification: Frequently Asked Questions.

Yes, it is. And everyone here at Precision Nutrition is really excited. Here’s what’s new. Newly updated 3rd edition of the Level 1 Certification program The Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification has recently been re-envisioned and refined. This latest version of the program includes: new text, with the latest research in nutrition, physiology, psychology, new video lectures, one to go...

Bone Health and Estrogen

Share on: This is the second in a series of posts based on Estrogen Matters: Why Taking Hormones in Menopause Improves Women's Well-Being, Lengthens their Lives—and Doesn't Raise the Risk of Breast Cancer and on Dr. Barb's interview with the authors. You can read the first in the series, about hormone replacement therapy, here. You may want...

My Natural Home Deep Cleaning Checklist

I’ve written many times about all-natural cleaning methods without the use of chemicals. Now to check off something that’s been on my list for a while: a complete cleaning checklist for the whole house! Sometimes it’s hard to get the motivation (or time) to take on deep cleaning, but the one time of year most us...

Discover How Supplement Sprays Support Your Health

Capsules, chewable tablets, tinctures, gummies, and lozenges are a few of the most common delivery methods of nutrients and herbs. Each has advantages and disadvantages, but all of them seek to provide every person a way to make taking supplements more comfortable. What is less common are sprays. Yes, some brands do offer formulas in...

Insurance Giant UnitedHealthcare Will Require All New Employer-Sponsored Health Plans To Pass Drug Discounts To Consumers

Pharmacy benefit managers typically negotiate rebates from pharmaceutical companies to help offset the high initial prices set for many drugs. But those discounts rarely flow directly to consumers. The rebate system has come under intense scrutiny as of late as lawmakers take aim at high drug prices and pharma companies point the blame...

Federal Appeals Court Backs Ohio Anti-Abortion Law That Defunds Planned Parenthood

An earlier U.S. district court ruling had agreed with Planned Parenthood that denying the organization funding if it continued to perform abortions violated its right to due process. In his opinion Tuesday, Judge Jeffrey Sutton rejected the contention that the Ohio law imposes an unconstitutional condition on public funding. In other news on...

Court Documents: Johnson & Johnson Was ‘Kingpin’ In Opioid Epidemic And Targeted Children, Elderly With Marketing

Although Purdue Pharma has gotten much of the heat for its role in the opioid crisis, new court documents out of the Oklahoma trial put Johnson & Johnson front and center as well. The company acted as a “kingpin behind the public-health emergency, profiting at every stage,’’ lawyers for Oklahoma Attorney General Mike...

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