Grab a cup of tea and sit down for some good reads. It’s the Wholesome Weekend Roundup featuring my top health and wellness links from around the web this week.
A Doctor on Why Ketosis Helps You Reduce Cravings & Hunger – Here are some facts to back up the ketosis craze. It seems like everyone and their mom is ‘going keto’ these days. However, not many people are doing it right.
How to Reduce Lectins in Your Diet – This goes back to the plant paradox. Some plants contain proteins that want to harm you. So take that, vegans.
Multiple Studies Find That Yoga Can Reduce the Symptoms of Depression – Get bendy, get happy. That’s a good yoga slogan.
Breaking Your Sugar Addiction – We’re all addicted to the sweet stuff. Several hundred years ago, sugar was not a ‘thing’. Kids weren’t eating sugary cereals for breakfast and no one was putting tablespoons of the white stuff in their coffee.
Fitness Trackers Are Making You Weaker. Here’s What to do About It – You don’t have to rely on technology for every single thing just because it’s 2017. You really don’t.
Fruit: Weight Loss Friendly or Fattening? – The low-carb craze shuns fruit. But is that really necessary? A piece of fruit is a much better choice for the average dieter. Because if one had to choose between an apple and a candy bar, which one would be better? You know the answer.
Type 2 Diabetes Rise in Children ‘Disturbing’ – Something has clearly gone wrong with the standard American (now World) diet if little kids are developing type 2 diabetes.
Men Who Eat More Fruits & Veggies Smell More Attractive to Women – Yes, true! So go ahead and eat all those colorful vitamins and minerals.
6 Hormone-Balancing Secrets to Relieve PMS – PMS is the new normal but it used to be a very rare occurrence. Pretty much every woman I know deals with some type of premenstrual distress. But it can be remedied.
Is Seafood the “Ultimate” Brain Food? – Dietary animal fat helped to build our brains. Whether from fish or land animals. But this article did remind me that I need to eat a little bit more seafood. I’ve been overdoing the red meat lately.
Obesity and Cancer – I’m not surprised at all that a metabolic disorder such as obesity is associated with higher cancer rates. But not all types of cancers are correlated with obesity. So being thin is not necessarily your saving grace either.
Diabetes Has Become One of America’s Most Expensive Diseases – If we want to avoid a catastrophic health care crisis then we must learn how to control and reverse diabetes. It’s estimated that by the year 2050, 1 out of 3 American’s will have diabetes. That’s an alarming statistic. And we should all be panicked.