Page Contents: In this episode, we discuss: Debunking some of the claims made during the debate My educational and professional background More resources on the animal vs. plant foods debate The problem with searching for a consensus in nutrition Show notes: [embedded content] Chris Kresser: Hey, everybody. This is Chris […]

Page Contents: The nutrivore diet emphasizes whole foods that are rich in nutrients while avoiding the processed, inflammatory, and refined foods that drive chronic disease. The term “nutrivore” was coined by Dr. Sarah Ballantyne to describe someone who eats foods that are nutritious and provide the micronutrients our bodies need […]

Page Contents: In this article, I’ll go over the common characteristics our Paleolithic ancestors shared and I’ll explain how a Paleo or ancestral approach to what we eat can improve our overall health. Read on to learn what an ancestral diet looks like and get five health benefits to eating […]

There’s no doubt that making your own versions requires more work, but the process is rewarding and usually much cheaper than buying Paleo products off the shelf. I’m going to share nine recipes for Paleo staples that are almost always stocked in my kitchen. Affordable, kid-friendly, nourishing food is my […]


In my clinical nutrition practice, many of my clients have already tried special restriction diets, such as a low-FODMAP (fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols) or keto diet, before coming to see me. While strategic dietary restrictions can certainly support better health when implemented correctly, excessive dietary restriction can also […]


If you struggle with chronic acne, an underlying syndrome you may have is something called PCOS, or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. PCOS is a very common hormonal syndrome, allegedly affecting 5 to 10% of women. One of the common symptoms is acne. So what the heck is PCOS and why does […]