The Best Health and Fitness Articles of the Week #150 – Should You Claim a Refund From Vibram, How Gluten Effects Non-Celiacs, and The Best Sunscreens for Kids

Those Vibram Shoe Refunds? I’m Not Claiming One

A coworker brought this topic up the other day, knowing that I wear Vibram’s. I pretty much told him the same thing that this guy wrote. Vibrams aren’t a miracle health cure but they are great for some people, me for example, and I’ll continue wearing them. Mark Sisson has similar thoughts.

Stem cells as future source for eco-friendly meat

If we replace industrially farmed meat with stem-cell meat and locally produced, naturally raised animals, we just might still be able to save this planet that we’ve destroyed so quickly.

Does Gluten Have Any Effect on Non-Celiacs?

For some people it might not actually be gluten that’s causing their health issues, but rather a wheat sensitivity. Even so, there’s plenty of evidence showing that going gluten-free is beneficial in helping people with many issues, such as fibromyalgia, autism, type 1 diabetes, schizophrenia, depression, and ataxia.

GMO labels cost families $800/year: Guess who paid for the study?

Of course the study was funded by a company that likely led to research bias. It’s frustrating that we have to constantly question the results of research studies.

Is Cholesterol Killing Us? A Beginner’s Guide to Cholesterol

Steve over at Nerd Fitness did a great job of explaining how important cholesterol is and how its various forms work in our bodies. It’s a fun read and very educational.

Best Baby & Kid’s Sunscreens of 2014

Lucie’s List is our go-to source for everything baby-related. She has researched just about everything you could ever imagine. This post highlights several of the best sunscreen lotions and sprays you can buy for your kids.

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