Here are some of the best things I’ve read online this week:
– Do you still believe that saturated fats cause heart disease? Most people do. It’s considered nutritional fact. Chris Kresser, had this to say:
On Monday, The New York Times reviewed a large and exhaustive new analysis by a team of international scientists, which found no evidence that eating saturated fat increased heart attacks and other cardiac events. The lead researcher suggested that it is refined carbs, and not dietary fat, that is the heavy hitter when it comes to heart disease, saying “It’s the high carbohydrate or sugary diet that should be the focus of dietary guidelines. If anything is driving your low-density lipoproteins in a more adverse way, it’s carbohydrates.”
Click on the hyper link to read more about the study. Also, check out Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon, if you’d really like to learn more on this topic and many others!
– Are you a mommy-to-be who wants to give birth naturally and plans on declining most of the standard newborn procedures? You should definitely read this article:
– A few weeks ago my sister related a story about a client of hers who, although normally highly sensitive to gluten, was able to eat bread with abandon while on vacation in Europe (where incidentally they use pesticides much more conservatively). I thought it very strange at the time and then I come across this article: