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.
Vitamin D Protects Against Colds and Flu – Just one more reason to supplement with vitamin D if you live in an area that doesn’t see much sunshine this time of year.
Insulin, Not Cholesterol, is the True Culprit of Heart Disease – This is not new science but it might be new information to you. Insulin has always been a driving factor in heart disease and yet we continue to eat more sugar than our bodies can handle.
World’s First Clinical Trial Shows Diet Fights Depression – Not only does eating healthier make you happier, but studies have shown that it actually saves you money. Now if that’s not a reason to smile, I don’t know what is.
9 Right Ways to Go Gluten-Free – Yes, there’s a right way and a wrong way to go gluten-free. Also, can we talk about how clueless some restaurant workers are about gluten?! It’s shocking.
As Obesity Rises, Remote Pacific Islands Plan to Abandon Junk Food – Good for these Pacific island nations. Can you imagine what hell would break loose if the United States tried to abandon junk food as well?
10 Nutrients to Improve Thyroid Function – Proper nutrition is so important when it comes to thyroid health. Without a properly functioning thyroid, you’re just not yourself.
2 Toxic Fats to Avoid at All Costs – “I consider both of these forms of oil to be trash oils that no one in their right mind should be consuming under any circumstances. Ever.” Find out what they are by clicking on the link.
Is There a Dark Side of Ketosis? – Ultra-restrictive diets are leading some people to become orthorexic. Learn what you can do to chill out about it.
Modern Living is Killing Our Sense of Smell – All the pollution in the air is harming us in more ways than one. Who would have thought that it was killing our sense of smell. One scientist explains how and why.
Does Eating Extra Fat Make You Fat? – Jason Fung says the short answer to this question is “yes and no”. Huh? I was confused too but then I read this article and it makes a lot more sense now.
Healthy Food on a Budget – It’s not rocket science. And, in fact, it’s easier than you think to eat healthy food on a budget.
Health Authorities Continue to Fail Us – What if it’s all been a big fat lie? But your doctor continues to believe it and dish out the same dietary advice that clearly hasn’t been working for the last half-century.
I can’t believe it’s the last weekend in February. 2017 is going by so fast. Do you have anything fun and healthy planned for your weekend?