Most of us have experienced anxiety throughout our lives, and it can be argued that between improvements in technology and the advent of social media, anxiety and stress levels are surging at higher rates then previously seen-especially for young people.
You may have heard the term leaky gut thrown around lately. Although the term has been around for a while in the ‘alternative’ fields of medicine, it’s becoming accepted by more and more doctors. It’s clear that leaky gut can lead to more serious issues if left unattended.
For our grandparents’ generation, meat on the dinner plate was often more of treat than the multiple-times-a-day staple it’s become for many Americans. But cheap and plentiful meat has come at a health cost, thanks to large-scale feeding lots and industrialized meat production.
We stand at a crossroads in medicine today. Having practiced developmental pediatrics for the past 25 years, I have become increasingly frustrated by an alarming trend and find myself asking why we are drugging our children for the way they behave?
Making your meat choices in the store can be confusing, so keep the following tips and definitions in mind. Buy the best meat you can afford. If price is a concern – and yes, the good stuff will invariably be more pricey – then consider buying less, and use meats as an ‘accent’ in stews and soups.