— Zhong (@zhongNVTCG) January 26, 2017
"Findings from a new study indicate that vitamin D may play a key role in preventing metabolic syndrome (MetS)": https://t.co/rJlgM59dOq
— Vitamin D Council (@VitaminDCouncil) January 16, 2017
We have a forum thread pertaining to this: Metabolic Syndrome / Syndrome X / Insulin Resistance
Michael Tierra provides a review of this book by an author we are not familiar with. It sounds like the premise of the book is that weak digestion and improper diet result in an impaired ability to digest wheat and dairy and this can be addressed. This author reportedly attempts to combine Ayurvedic approaches with modern research and clinical experience.
National Geographic recently posted an article on Ayurveda titled Establishing Yourself: Foodways in Ayurveda. The video from this article is posted below and it covers some basic concepts of Ayurveda.
99U has released an article titled What Happened to Downtime? The Extinction of Deep Thinking & Sacred Space. It serves as a useful reminder of the importance of spending time by one’s self, disconnected from all our usual sources of information and stimulation, so we can reflect and spend time understanding ourselves.
I’m usually not a fan of extreme recommendations or all or nothing recommendations, but perhaps this message will serve the purpose of warning people about sugar:
— Medicalskeptic (@medskep) January 6, 2017
As a reminder we have a forum thread about sugar.