Research of the Week
There are many genetic differences in skin cancer risk. People from high-sun countries (Singapore) have lower risk than people from low-sun countries (Britain).
Eating breakfast could help late-sleepers get to bed earlier.
New Primal Kitchen Podcasts
Primal Kitchen Podcast: Dr. Casey Means on Sugar Highs, Naked Carbs, and Glucose Monitoring for Every Body
Interesting Blog Posts
A Hawaii water official refused to release water to use against the fire in West Maui.
Nice story about a fisherman.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Interesting paper: How the idea of “relative risk” has been used to promote statins.
Reminder: Cultured steak probably doesn’t even exist.
Seed oils are bad: Bowel cancer on the rise in young people.
Common side effect: Low salt diets seem to increase blood sugar.
You know things are bad when: The Dutch aren’t eating enough calcium.
Question I’m Asking
How’s your summer been?
One year ago (Aug 12 – Aug 18)
Comment of the Week
Can I still count on you as an expert :).“
–I can ensure you that I will never lie and I’ll always adjust my views in light of the facts.