Healthy Links Week 2
Quote of the Week
“Though few people reading this consider insects anything but a novelty, for many human cultures they were (and are) staple foods. Humans have been eating insects for millions of years, starting with our distant ancestors and continuing through the present day.” Mark Sisson, Mark’s Daily Apple
Recipe of the Week
This very straightforward sweet potato recipe from Savory Lotus looks intriguing and just in time for Thanksgiving.
Arby’s Sells Out of Venison Burger
We love venison, but we never knew! Oh, well . . .
Must-Read Articles from Chris Kresser
Kresser explains why fasting is a great strategy for improving overall health. The results of fasting include weight loss lower body fat percentage; reduction of insulin resistance (diabetes); lessened risk of cardiovascular disease; and improved brain health through decreasing neuroinflamation (Alzheimer’s).
Processed Food Toxicity
Is Your Body a Toxic Waste Dump? Industrial chemicals in processed foods are a fact of life. Are we slowly being poisoned?
Leaky Gut Syndrome
Intestinal permeability is a real condition. Learn about the important role that a healthy intestinal barrier is the key to addressing many current maladies, including autoimmune disease.
Artificial Sweeteners Wreak Havoc on Your Gut
Be careful. Artificial sweeteners may lead to insulin resistance. More study is necessary.
The Soda Tax
Ever heard of Fatty Liver?
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease affects 20-30% of the population in Western countries. It is strongly associated with obesity, insulin resistance, and type-2 diabetes. How can it be avoided?