Research of the Week
A recent study  found that seniors over the age of 70 who ate high-carb diets had four times the risk of Alzheimer’s disease as seniors who ate more fat and protein.
Can yoga help kids with autism ? It certainly seems to improve their symptoms when performed daily in a classroom setting.
Interesting Blog Posts
We all know that Paula Deen-esque “southern food” is nigh-on self destructive, but what about real, traditional southern food ?
Are we getting fatter simply because we’re living long enough to get to that point? Ned Kock wonders aloud .
What really happened  to those Coca-Cola polar bears.
If you live in Newport Beach, you can rest easy knowing that local school administrators have taken a “No Tolerance” approach to the deadly scourge ravaging our youth known as kombucha .
Nine supermarket secrets  your grocer won’t tell you (willingly).
On his latest podcast episode, Chris Kresser spoke with Dr. Nicholas Ralston – an expert in the relationship between mercury and selenium in seafood – about whether we should be worried about mercury in the fish we eat. If you can’t listen to the entire podcast, the transcript is available in the blog post . It’s a good one.
- If you’re not up on Ethiopian food, you should rectify that. Or, make some doro wat  yourself.
- Chawanmushi  – a savory, traditional Japanese custard.
One year ago (October 21 – October 27)
- Spiritual Encounters in Nature  – I’m confident that atheists, agnostics, and theists alike can all have equally mystical experiences in nature.
- What If I Don’t Want to Lose Weight?  – Can going Primal help if you’re happy with your weight – or even want to gain a bit?
Comment of the Week
More than a grain of truth that it’s not wheat-berry good for you!