The Wholestic Nutrition Blog

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can increase your wellness, infinitely...

August is Psoriasis Awareness

Did you know, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF), an estimated 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis, making it the most common autoimmune disease in the United States? Despite its prevalence, many people are still unaware of its impact. August is...

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Thyroid (TSH) and Cholesterol

Your body needs thyroid hormones to make cholesterol and to get rid of the cholesterol it doesn't need. When thyroid hormone levels are low (hypothyroidism), your body doesn't break down and remove LDL cholesterol as efficiently as usual. LDL cholesterol can then...

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Does Milk Really Make a Body Good? The Other Side of Story

I have to wonder how the government dietary guidelines still recommends consuming three glasses of milk a day. Where is their evidence? A 2020 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine by Walter C. Willett, M.D., Dr.P.H., and David S. Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D....

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Muscle and Immunity

Did you know that strong muscles might boost your immunity? 💪 The key is in small proteins that are released when your muscles contract—proteins called myokines. 👉 Myokines boost natural killer cells (your first line of defense against infection) 👉 Myokines keep...

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Exercise and Online School

Online school means more time in front of screens. It’s necessary for learning but not so great for our kids’ metabolism.  For reference—here are the latest obesity statistics for children from the CDC: 😢 14% of US preschool children are obese 😢 18% of US...

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