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Weekly Link Love — Edition 21

Research of the Week

“Thermally-abused” (great term) soybean oil promotes [1] breast cancer progression.

Big moralizing gods came after [2] the rise of civilizations.

Strong weed linked to psychosis [3].

Reindeer brew alcohol in their bodies to deal with cold winters [4].

The link between statins and type 2 diabetes is even stronger [5] than we thought.

Ancient monkey bone tools [6].” That is all.

Case study [7]: ketogenic diet (plus exercise and time restricted eating) rescues cognition in patient with Alzheimer’s disease.

Paleo ketogenic diets for cancer [8]: more case studies.

Military personnel who maintained strict adherence to a ketogenic diet [9] lost weight, lost visceral fat, and improved body composition without compromising physical performance.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 321: Maria Emmerich [10]: Host Elle Russ chats with keto nutritionist Maria Emmerich.

Health Coach Radio Episode 4: Laura Rupsis [11]: Erin Power interviews her co-host, Laura Rupsis.

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Media, Schmedia

Amazon removes some anti-vaccine books [13]. Other tech companies are following suit. Maybe that’s a pretty safe target, but what about when they start targeting “dietary misinformation”?

The BMJ stops [14] carrying infant formula advertisements.

Interesting Blog Posts

Why nutritional psychiatry is the future of mental health treatment [15].

How we’ll know AI is conscious [16].

The liver is not a filter [17].

Social Notes

How I train my abs [18].

Everything Else

Bhang [19], a traditional cannabis-infused drink popular during the Indian festival of Holi.

Some doctors are saying you should wean yourself off antidepressants very slowly [20]—over months or years rather than weeks.

The fascinating effect soft foods had on human language [21].

Tucker Goodrich responds [22] to Gary Taubes on seed oils.

Who were the Neanderthals [23]?

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Always glad to be included [24] in “hot health trends.”

I’m glad to hear: Scientists come out against the abuse of statistical significance [25].

Concept I found interesting: A futurist’s dim view [26] of the future smart home.

Guide I’m reading: The EWG’s 2019 guide to pesticides on produce [27].

I agree: We need to re-assess the impact of intensive grazing on carbon balance [28].

I’m flabbergasted: You mean I shouldn’t be injecting fruit smoothies into my veins [29]?

Question I’m Asking

What’s your vision of the future—optimistic or dystopian?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 17 – Mar 23)

Comment of the Week

“Oh, man. Thanks for the bonus ab workout from the hilarious gummy bear link.”

– Just be careful of overtraining, whitedaisy [34].