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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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Weekly Link Love — Episode 54

Research of the Week
Researchers discover the fossil of an 12 million year old arboreal ape who also did bipedal walking.

Human diseases may have wiped out the Neanderthals.

The flaws of food frequency questionnaires are fatal.

Whether you take it with or without MCT oil, coffee acutely reduces oxidative stress and increases ketone levels.

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Weekly Link Love—Episode 53

Research of the Week
When postmenopausal, moderate energy restriction preserves far more muscle and bone than severe energy restriction.

Elevated levels of fat oxidation induced by a high-fat, low-carb diet do not impair 5k race performance.

Kids with ADHD and autism tend to have lower levels of vitamin B12 and higher levels of homocysteine.

There’s no direct archaeological evidence that Neanderthals did the classic Spanish cave art.

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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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