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.
Is Coconut Oil Bad For You? – The American Heart Association says it is. But, really? Are you going to trust a company that also says diet Pepsi is healthy? Come on now. Use some common sense.
Using a Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss – This diet is trending for good reason. It works.
Autoimmunity and Exposure to Animals and Dirt – Contrary to popular belief, it’s actually good to get some bacterial exposure at a young age to boost your immune system and gut microbiota. I loathe commercial hand sanitizers. I used to hide the bottles in my classroom and only pull them out when absolutely necessary.
The Pill Thyroid Connection – Don’t let the nasty pill sabotage your thyroid health.
6 Healthy Eating Tips for First Trimester Mamas – I personally don’t need these tips right now. But these are good tips for expecting mamas nonetheless.
Eating Fish May Reduce Arthritis Symptoms – Got pain? Eat fish. There are quite a few people out there who hate the idea of eating seafood. But those are the people who could benefit from eating it the most. So eat your damn salmon, people!
How Low Carb Can Save Tons of Money by Reducing the Need for Medications – Americans, take note. Our health care system is broken. If you want to save money on Rx meds, treat your problems with lifestyle and nutrition so that you won’t need to take them.
The Worst Kind of Meat – Contrary to what vegans tell you, not all meat is bad for you. But there are a lot of bad choices one can make when purchasing meat. Learn how to avoid bad meat and find out where to buy the good stuff instead.
Sodium Deficiency: How it Destroys Our Health (and the Salt Fix) – If you think sodium is bad for you and your blood pressure you need to read this article.
Feeling Euphoric on a Low-Carb Diet? The Effect on your Brain is Similar to an Illicit Drug – Hey folks, lets all eat more cauliflower and less bread so we can feel high! I’m kind of kidding but I’m also kind of not. You can save a ton of money on drugs (both illicit and prescription) if you follow a ketogenic diet.
Probiotics Help Reduce Symptoms of Depression – It’s amazing how the gut and mind are so connected.
Are Nightshades Bad for You? – If you’ve been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease or you suspect you have one, perhaps eliminating nightshades might benefit you.
Have an awesome week and try to stay cool. It’s hot!