Welcome back to FitFluential Radio! Today’s episode covers the various health and wellness topics circulating the media this week, including articles, blog posts, and news releases of current health and wellness events and new information being discovered. This episode dives deep into a variety of articles and topics covered by news outlets such as The New York Times, The New York Post, The Atlantic, and the American Academy of Pediatrics as well as blog posts from industry experts.
Each week, we will deliver similar podcast content to you covering current information, research, and studies regarding health, wellness, and fitness. Our goal with these episodes is to educate and empower you to stay current in your knowledge and understanding about your health and well-being, and to help you do that, we want to share the latest information and research that will help you make strong, well-educated decisions.
In This Episode You Will Learn:
- How cortisol spikes can affect your moods, anxiety, and thyroid.
- How you can have a thyroid issue that can cause and affect your anxiety ? and vice versa.
- How activity trackers may be inhibiting weight-loss instead of encouraging it, and the two schools of thought regarding these trackers.
- The American Academy of Pediatrics released an article strongly recommending parents to reduce ? or eliminate ? cell phone and tablet usage of children, and why.
- Why cholesterol is necessary for your body to function properly and how the government and doctors are finally realizing the negative impact that significantly reducing cholesterol in our diets may have on our overall health.
- Why sleeping with the lights on or electronics nearby is bad for your health ? and your sleep quality.
- How research study information and conclusions may be bias.
Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- The New York Post article: This Is Why You’re So Anxious
- The New York Times article: Activity Trackers May Undermine Weight Loss Efforts
- The American Academy of Pediatrics News Release: New Recommendations to Reduce Exposure to Cell Phones
- Bulletproof Blog article: Why Doctors Finally Called a Truce on Cholesterol in Food
- The Washington Post article: Want to Experience the Deep, Mystical Sleep of our Ancestors? Turn Your Lights Off at Dusk.
- The Atlantic article: The Inevitable Evolution of Bad Science
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