This Week's News Roundup

Here you go. This week’s News Roundup … what excited, moved, educated, and inspired me this week. Please let me know if any of these inspire YOU!

“From a physiologic perspective, healing only occurs during the relaxation response. If you think you can stress into healing, think again…” - Marc David

“Recent studies have clearly shown that low-fat diets don’t work. End of story. What about low-carb diets? These do work IF you give up carbs — the most important source of health-giving compounds in our diet, including fiber, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytonutrients, and more. So weight loss from a low-carb diet comes at high price: poor health!” – Dr. Mark Hyman

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How to Heal Your Relationship With Food – A long one, but a good one. This is an interview with Marc David, one of my favorite, if not my favorite, writers and teachers of nutrition. He’s the author of Nourishing Wisdom and The Slow Down Diet. If emotional eating is an issue for you, I recommend you take the time to give this a listen.

Eating, Simplified – “Instead of following complicated, unsatisfying diet regimens, tune in to your own senses and instincts.”

Do Less, Accomplish More
I love this: “There is an old story of a man riding very fast on a horse. As he rides past a friend who is standing on the side of the road, the friend yells, ‘Where are you going?’ The rider turns toward his friend and yells, ‘I don’t know! Ask the horse!’”

Free Yourself from Judgment

8 Hidden Toxins: What’s Lurking in Your Cleaning Products?

Big Food Exerts Unhealthy Influence on America’s Nutritionists – (I’m not a “nutritionist,” (or a dietitian) even though I’m often referred to as one.)

Is Junk Food Really Cheaper? – Make sure you check out this infographic comparing a McDonald’s meal and two variations of home cooked meals.

Michael Pollan’s Supermarket Secrets

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