Here are some of my favorite links compiled from this week, all around the theme of healthy living with a holistic focus. Enjoy your weekend and stay warm and cozy!
- A study was released recently that shows that spraying herbicides on crops changes their flavor and nutritional value. This is another reason to choose organic products as often as possible (here are some budget-friendly ways to shop organic, too).
- It should come as no surprise to you that ultra-processed foods wreak havoc on your health, and account for most of American’s sugar consumption.
- Unexplained weight gain and fatigue are two common symptoms of thyroid disease. But, high cholesterol might be another!
- Women are freeing themselves of birth control with a high-tech device. This may be a good alternative for you if you don’t like the idea of the pill and all the side-effects that come with it.
- Are you struggling with setting a nutrition goal that matters to you? Registered dietitian Laura Schoenfeld walks you through the process.
- Here’s some food for thought. Was cooking a pivotal step in human evolution? This is definitely an interesting read.
- Peanuts have been demonized, but are they really that bad?
Recipes I’d Like to Try
- If cold and flu season has got your number, you might consider making this Instant Pot elderberry syrup from The Natural Nurturer.
- Juli from PaleOMG has me craving this cookies & cream collagen shake. I might wait until the temperatures get a little warmer to try it though.
From Clean Eating Kitchen
- Episode #22 of The Clean Eating for Women Podcast went live earlier this week. I talked to Erin Holt all about eating disorder recovery and finding balance with clean eating.
- Is it still winter where you are? Warm up with this gluten-free Instant Pot lentil soup.
- Check out what I’m loving lately.
- Curious to find out if you’ll benefit from going dairy-free?. You can learn more about this on my blog.
- And, if you suffer from PCOS like I do, you might like my interview with naturopath Carol Lourie on some ways to heal from this disorder.
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