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Weekly Link Love — Edition 50

Research of the Week
Overtrained athletes aren’t as good at delaying gratification.

Dogs are more effective than statins.

PUFAs linked to skin cancer, saturated fats neutral, MUFA protective.

Zebra stripes ward off biting flies, even when you paint them on cows.

Dreams about social media are rare, but they’re more common in the neurotic and extraverted.

A lower omega-6:omega-3 ratio is better for liver health in the context of alcohol injury.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 49

Research of the Week
Despite being at an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome, shift workers eat the same number of calories as daytime workers.

In prehistoric Bavaria, babies were drinking animal milk out of clay bottles.

Eating eggs and dairy can’t save the B12 levels of vegetarians.

The monetary value of prayer (or not praying).

Dairy fat is vindicated once again.

Pretty much just humans and a few great apes can recognize themselves in the mirror.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 48

Research of the Week
Not everyone responds to blue light at night the same way.

How a keto diet (possibly) affects muscle mass.

High dose metformin blunts muscle gain.

Your retinal mitochondria are key to blue light’s effect on eye health.

Despite the power of livestock ownership to improve human nutrition in developing countries, very few “experts” take this into account.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 47

Research of the Week
Anemia during the first 30 weeks of pregnancy raises the risk of autism and ADHD in the offspring.

Alzheimer’s patients who ate 20 grams of medium chain triglycerides every day—with no other changes—improved cognitive function.

Introverts experience increased well-being when they act like extroverts.

Panic: you feel it in the bones?

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Weekly Link Love — Episode 46

Research of the Week
One argument against free will has been debunked.

Researchers discover that “refined grains and meat” and “oil and salt” dietary patterns are bad.

Type 2 diabetes is reversible (if you get to it fast enough).

Archaeologists discover the earliest evidence for dairy consumption in the world—6000 years ago in Britain.

Ancient Roman Britons who ate less meat had a higher risk of mortality.

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Weekly Link Love — Episode 45

Research of the Week
Measles may wipe out the immune system’s memory of other pathogens.

Taking growth hormone, metformin, and DHEA appears to reverse signs of aging in humans.

Increased green cover lowers temperatures in dry climates, but not in wet ones.

Injecting alcohol into tumors kills them.

The health effects of extreme inbreeding.

A low-carb diet improves metabolic health and performance of firefighters.

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