Revolution Health Radio

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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

RHR: Methylation 101 May 7, 2015

RHR-new-cover-lowres Methylation is essential for the optimal function of almost all your body systems. It occurs probably billions of times every second. In doing so, it helps repair your DNA on a daily basis, it helps keep inflammation in check, it replenishes the compounds needed for detoxification, and it helps maintain a stable mood. In this episode, we cover: 3:55 Amy’s background 7:40 What is methylation? 14:12 Physiological processes affected by methylation 23:53 Symptoms associated with poor methylation [powerpress] Steve Wright: Good morning, good afternoon, and good evening. You are listening to the Revolution Health Radio Show. I'm your …


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