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My pick for articles of the week regarding nutrition news

12 Aug

Please read and digest. If you decide to alter your diet, remember baby steps work best to adhere to the changes.

This writer expands on Gary Taubes’ book “Good Calories, Bad Calories”: http://wholehealthsource.blogspot.com/2011/08/carbohydrate-hypothesis-of-obesity.html

This writer makes the case for spending a little extra money on farmer’s market and organic foods (If you spend the money upfront, you spend less on the back-end with medical bills resulting from an unhealthy diet): http://motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2011/08/affordable-food-doesnt-have-to-kill-planet

This article focuses on the consequences of eating non-organic chicken (non-organic chicken is full of antibiotics…in addition to creating antibiotic resistance, antibiotics can kill good gut flora, causing a host of gut-related conditions such as IBS): http://www.fastcompany.com/1772693/poultry-farms-that-go-organic-immediately-lower-risk-of-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria