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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 206

Research of the Week

Boron helps against COVID.

Your fat cells know when you haven’t gotten sunlight. Don’t let them down.

The gut biome regulates motivation for exercise.

Worse indoor air quality, lower test scores.

Mediterranean diets would work great for IBD if it weren’t for all those darn grains!

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 205

Research of the Week

NAC protects against COVID infection.

Donating blood might be one way to lessen the risk of Parkinson’s.

The effects of cousin marriage bans in the US.

Is impulsivity ever adaptive?

Heart rate during competition predicts athletic success.

Muscles control liver circadian rhythm.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 204

Research of the Week

Less autophagy, more heart disease.

Donating blood might be one way to lessen the risk of Parkinson’s.

Ketones may help chemotherapy patients (again).

Even if aspartame doesn’t increase anxiety in humans as it does in rodents, what do you have to lose by using stevia or monk fruit instead?

The more boosters a person had, the greater their risk of getting COVID.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 202

Research of the Week

Iodine deficiency is still a big problem in the developing world. Hard to develop with inadequate iodine levels.

Long COVID-type symptoms more common among COVID-negative patients than COVID-positive patients.

Fasting might be a better alternative to chronic calorie restriction.

Blood donation improves skin aging.

NSAIDs may worsen arthritis over time.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 201

Research of the Week

Time-restricted eating combined with low-carb dieting is more potent than either alone for reducing visceral fat and metabolic syndrome.

Creatine monohydrate is still the best form of creatine.

Worse air pollution, worse COVID.

How stress increases junk food consumption in the brain.

Athletes may sleep (and perform) better with nighttime protein and carbs.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 200

Research of the Week

Non-nutritive components of ultra processed foods are likely causes of widespread gut issues.

Omega-6/Omega-3 balance of red blood cells improves atherogenic risk factors.

“Impairing” carbohydrate absorption extends lifespan in mice.

Carnitine intake protects brain development in preterm infants.

Machine learning tries to map individual amino acid intakes to health.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 199

Research of the Week

Role models matter.

Zinc is helpful against COVID.

Light to moderate alcohol intake is associated with slower aging according to a few different epigenetic models.

The problem of reporting relative rather than absolute effects in studies.

Sleep loss and exercise performance: it’s a bad combo.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 198

Research of the Week

A personalized strength training program using genetic data is very effective.

Compared to real meat, fake meat doesn’t trigger the same rise in essential amino acids when eaten.

Belly fat and death in Europe.

Low light during the day and bright light at night increases the risk of psychiatric disorders.

Exercise remains the best remedy for Alzheimer’s.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 197

Research of the Week

Preliminary evidence that long COVID might be psychological in nature, and that the physical symptoms can be alleviated or even cured by therapy. Great news.

Unprocessed red meat vindicated, again.

How caffeine affects mitochondrial biogenesis.

Micronutrient deficiencies are still widespread and affect primarily children and fertile women.

Dad’s stress levels seem to affect children’s development.

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New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 196

Research of the Week

Getting fat precedes increased calorie intake, in one recent study.

Using a multivitamin for 3 years improves cognitive aging in older adults.

Night shift workers who fast at night have improved mood and better circadian alignment. 

Selection pressures in ancient Eurasia formed modern European populations.

Open office architecture promotes less face-to-face communication, more digital communication.

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