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Weekly Link Love – Edition 64

Research of the Week
The environmental footprint of different diets is not what we’ve been led to believe.

Genetic analysis of ancient Hungarian conquerors.

Men on a low-fat diet may have lower testosterone.

Glucose metabolism takes center stage in Alzheimer’s.

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Weekly Link Love – Edition 63

Research of the Week
Evidence of cooked starchy rhizomes from 170,000 years ago.

Prenatal exposure to phthalates linked to lower muscle mass at 6 years of age in girls (but not boys).

More liver and pancreatic fat, more diabetes.

Damaged mitochondria promote autoimmune disease.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 62

Research of the Week
Under severe calorie restriction, exercise reduces muscle loss by inhibiting autophagy.

Alcohol abstinence is a good idea for people with atrial fibrillation.

Common pyrethroid pesticides, including anti-tick chemicals, linked to heart disease.

The fungus linked to dandruff is also linked to pancreatic cancer.

Mindfulness doesn’t seem to increase mental health when you control for personality.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 61

Research of the Week
The French are eating more soy (and soy isoflavones, estrogen mimetics) than ever before.

Not only does integrating livestock with organic crop rotation improve the health of the soil, but it also makes food safer.

A systematic review of the health effects of intermittent fasting.

Religiosity predicts cat ownership.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 60

Research of the Week
Analysis of Stone Age chewing gum reveals the DNA of a hunter-gatherer woman from ancient Denmark; duck and hazelnut remnants from her last meal were also detected.

Once again, insulin resistance is linked to Alzheimer’s.

Going vegan for a month drops B12, iodine, zinc, and riboflavin status. Good luck with all that.

Living in space presents health quandaries for humans, like “reversed blood flow.”

Neanderthal guts carried many of the same species as we do.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 59

Research of the Week
Blocking fatty acid oxidation when fatty acids are elevated turns out to be a terrible idea.

Evidence for optimism.

More potassium in the diet, more IGF-1 in the muscles.

It’s unclear if surgery is effective for rotator cuffs.

Ketones improve cognition in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 58

Research of the Week
Time-restricted eating improves body composition, weight loss, blood lipids, blood pressure, and sleep quality in patients on statins.

Social media abstinence fails to produce improvements in psychological well-being.

Using springy bamboo poles makes it easier to carry more than your bodyweight.

The more you run each week, the lower your omega-3 index. Runners, eat your fatty fish.

Stressed out plants squeal.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 57

Research of the Week
Eating peanuts before one year of age may protect against peanut allergy.

High levels of de novo lipogenesis-derived fatty acids linked to heart disease.

Oyster farming is environmentally congruent.

Fat cats.

Given ad libitum access to food, dogs prioritize fat and protein over carbs.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 56

Research of the Week
Binge drinkers have a lower prefrontal cortical response to alcohol.

Implanting fecal matter from people with colon cancer into healthy rodents gives them precancerous lesions. Fecal transplants from people without colon cancer have no such effect.

Vegans have more sick days.

Creatine may treat depression.

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Weekly Link Love — Episode 55

Research of the Week
Toxins produced by a specific gut bacteria make alcohol even worse for your liver.

To live longer, rest more (but earn that rest).

“Taken together, these results suggest that humans shut down regions of the genome to accommodate a high fat diet while chimpanzees open regions of the genome to accommodate a high sugar diet.”

Keto improves the cognitive function of HIV patients.

Anti-inflammatories improve depression.

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