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.
Social Media Use Associated with Depression in Young Adults – Thank goodness social media did not exist when I was a teen! I think my teen years would have been a lot more traumatic if it did.
Bridging the Benzo Divide – As someone who has been prescribed a benzodiazepine drug for anxiety, this frightens me! Luckily I only took it short term and non consistently…much to the dismay of my pill-pushing doctor.
Why the DARK Act’s Defeat was a Big Victory for Vermont – This is a big victory for all states as well as all consumers.
U.S. Adults Get Failing Grade in Healthy Lifestyle Behavior – A big fat F!
13 Facts About Cancer You May Not Know – Please pour the red wine!
8 Healthy Ways to Detox – These are all really great suggestions.
Why Target is Fast-Tracking Food Innovation – As if we need another reason to love Target. And good for them for doing this because it needs to be done.
ConAgra and Kellogg’s Join General Mills and Mars to Label GMOs – 9/10 Americans want their food labeled. The other 1/10 work for Monsanto or some other big agra-business. This should have happened long ago, but better late than never.
Burning More Calories Linked With Greater Grey Matter Volume, Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk – Just one more reason to sweat every day.
Your Anxiety Isn’t An Excuse to be an Asshole – This is so eloquently stated. As someone who has gone through a lot of the same stuff, it’s so important to realize that anxiety cannot be used as an excuse to mistreat people.
New Study Explores Carb-loading’s Effect on Heart – Just the phrase “carb-loading” makes me nauseous. It’s more detrimental than we thought. Well…I always knew it was no good because it makes me feel sick. Maybe you should read this and then reconsider your pre-race meals.
Cocoa Keeps You Young at Heart – Here’s to hoping the Easter Bunny puts a lot of dark chocolate in our Easter baskets.