Research of the Week
Replacing some linoleic acid with omega-3s reduces liver fat and oxidative stress.
The long term economic impacts of salt iodization in the United States (were good).
Cornflakes spike glucose (more than you think).
Cat poop parasite may boost entrepreneurialism. I smell a new supplement.
Plastics could be altering male genitalia.
Late dinners increase breast cancer risk. More time between dinner and sleep reduces it.
Episode 265: Jezlan Moyet: Host Elle Russ chats with Jezlan Moyet, the host of the first-ever live-streaming talk show—Good Morning LaLa Land.
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Interesting Blog Posts
I wouldn’t necessarily take all these foods camping, but the ones I would are great.
Dom D’Agostino’s first meal of the day (and what it does to his blood markers).
Squeezing through a 7 inch passage to see your ancestors.
Is an antiseptic used in poultry processing making workers sick?
The power of a good friend (or four).
A worm that’d spent 42,000 years frozen in permafrost just came back to life.
Imagine being the person who eats a 1.5 pound pretzel at the movies or willingly chooses to consume “chopped chicken breast coated with breadcrumbs” and “topped with angel hair pasta in a cream sauce.”
I don’t blame those kids.
In a few years, they’ll ban lunch skipping. Intermittent fasters will be forced to skip dinner instead.
Make sure you really need that antibiotic.
When real life is hard and unfulfilling, video games are an attractive alternative to a growing number of young men.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Wearable I’d try: The new noninvasive continuous glucose monitor.
Study that surprised me: In a placebo-controlled trial of fecal transplants in IBS patients, placebo won.
Article I’m pondering: “Yes, You Can Catch Insanity.”
Research I found very interesting: Trends in food avoidance.
Realization I came to a long time ago: We shouldn’t eat what urban raccoons eat (but we do; urban raccoons only eat what we throw out).
One year ago (Jul 22– Jul 28)
Comment of the Week
“Though I changed my mind; how ’bout Metabolistopheles?
‘Ah! Now I’ve done the sigmoidoscopy,
All is settled; fiber bulk reigns my entrails.
Yet no leaner than before I stand — nay, tread,
Over insulin’s winding curves and opaque trails.
My crawling underbelly, quenched only by bread,
Fiddles to the tune of my fat’s scarcity swerves.
Or a mocking allele expressed by ravaged chemistry,
Tangled in miserable knots, escapes my bosoms:
Falling down towards Earth by the shortest path.’”
– I love it, Stefan.