#472 The Hidden Epidemic of Nutrient Deficiency with Chris Kresser

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!

What You’ll Learn

Tune into today’s podcast to hear all about:
  • 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.


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About 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. 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 chriskresser.com and adaptnaturals.com


Adapt Naturals Supplements

Good nutrition isn’t breaking news; it’s ancient.Humans haven’t changed much in the past 200,000 years, but the world around us has—and not in a good way. The quality of our air, soil, water, and food has suffered considerably, leaving us far less equipped to close the ever-widening gap between what we need and what we get.

Our ancestors’ diets were rich in the essential vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients we need for optimal function. But declining soil quality, a growing toxic burden, and other modern challenges have made it difficult to get enough of these critical nutrients. Adapt Natural’s supplements were formulated using the principles of evolutionary biology and modern research to fill the nutrient gaps that we face today and mimic the nutrient intakes found in an ancestral diet.

Most supplements are made with cheap, synthetic ingredients that aren’t well-absorbed and don’t mimic the nutrients we get from food. With Adapt Naturals, all the nutrients are food-based, naturally occurring, or bioidentical—which means they can build upon the nutrition we get from a whole-foods, nutrient-dense diet.

In our increasingly toxic world, the last thing you want to worry about is a lot of allergens and artificial junk in your supplements. Adapt Naturals are made with the cleanest possible ingredients, without common allergens like gluten, dairy, and soy, and without genetically modified organisms (GMOs). All Adapt Naturals products are manufactured in a U.S. facility that meets the NSF’s rigorous good manufacturing practice (GMP) regulatory standards. (Learn more about the Adapt Naturals standard.)

To learn more about Adapt Naturals and purchase these amazing supplements, click here!


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Dr Wendy Myers, ND is a detox expert, functional diagnostic nutritionist, NES Bioenergetic Practitioner, and founder of Myersdetox.com. She is the #1 bestselling author of Limitless Energy: How to Detox Toxic Metals to End Exhaustion and Chronic Fatigue . Additionally, Wendy is the host of The Heavy Metals Summit, the Myers Detox Podcast, and the Supercharged Podcast. Passionate about the importance of detox to live a long and healthy life, she created the revolutionary Myers Detox Protocol , and Mitochondria Detox kit after working with thousands of clients, as well as a range of supplements to help you detox from everyday living and maintain a healthy lifestyle!

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