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Olive Oil Is Here! + a Giveaway

I’ve always been an avocado fan—and, by extension, an avocado oil proponent. I enjoy the buttery flavor and cooking versatility. I love avocado oil—but…it’s not exclusive.

Anyone who knows me well has seen how much I enjoy Mediterranean food, and for that extra virgin olive oil can’t be beat. It’s been on my list for a while now—create the olive oil I want to eat with every Mediterranean meal. I took my time sampling and choosing for sure, but I couldn’t be happier with the result.

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Weekly Link Love — Episode 52

Research of the Week
In an Iranian study, fast food—but not sugary beverages and salty snacks—is strongly associated with liver enzyme elevation.

Neanderthals used tar to bind arrow heads to shafts.

Overweight people tend to accumulate fat in their lungs as well, raising asthma risk.

Pro footballers (soccer players) have an elevated risk of neurodegenerative disease.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 51

Research of the Week
Manure from cows given antibiotics makes for substandard soil.

Bonobos are bigger meat eaters than we thought.

The Neolithic revolution was more about private property than productivity.

Night owls have worse blood lipids.

For psychiatric symptoms of dementia, non-pharmacologic therapies work better.

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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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