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Is the Ketogenic Diet Right for You?

In the past several years, as measured by Google Trends, interest in an unusual style of eating called the ketogenic diet has tripled, and chances are you have a friend or coworker who’s tried it. Early adopters are typically people who run or ride a lot and want a food plan that doesn’t just fill …

Nutrition

Healthiest Cooking Oils: An A-Z Guide to Dietary Fats

1Avocado Oil<p>Gaining popularity in recent times, avocado oil is a newcomer to the cooking oil scene. It is a liquid fat at room temperature, and it …

Meet the Robin Hood of Science

How one researcher created a pirate bay for science more powerful than even libraries at top universities.<br>Read More

New data from old study reveals that reducing saturated fat in favour of ‘vegetable’ oils increases risk of heart attack and can have fatal consequences

Conventional nutritional ‘wisdom’ has it that saturated fat (found in foods such meat, eggs, dairy products, coconut and palm oil) is bad for heart …

Stor studie: Mättat fett inte så farligt

NEJM editor: “No longer possible to believe much of clinical research published”

After two decades as editor of The New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Marcia Angell drops a bombshell opinion of medical research and doctors who …

Allt du (inte) vill veta om plast

<b>Plasten är på många sätt fantastisk och finns bland annat i våra datorer, kylskåp och i mycket av vårt sjukhusmaterial. Men det kan också finnas</b> …

Why Preventing Cancer Is Not the Priority in Drug Development

The problem with lack of incentives to focus on prevention in cancer drug development is dealt with in an interesting article in New York Times. Most …

Majros under attack

<b>Det är mitt under artikelskrivandet om propagandafilmen Cowspiracy som jag stannar upp och undrar vad jag håller på med. Det är inte främst det</b> …

Fruits and Vegetables Are Trying to Kill You - Issue 15: Turbulence

You probably try to exercise regularly and eat right. Perhaps you steer toward “superfoods,” fruits, nuts, and vegetables advertised as …

The Roots of Your Profits - Dr Elaine Ingham, Soil Microbiologist, Founder of Soil Foodweb Inc

Farming

Stunning "Reality Editor" Lets You Connect…Everything

MIT Media Lab's clever interface lets users map digital interfaces onto physical objects<p>The world is already filled with smart people designing and …

Navigating the Numbers | World Resources Institute

Full Report<p>Journalists' Guide<p>Executive Summary<p>Obtaining relevant and reliable data is the first step in addressing any environmental problem, with …

An Ethical Meat Eater’s Response To Cowspiracy.

November 22, 2015<b>in</b> Eating, My Writing, SustainabilityNo Comments 13545<p>Cowspiracy is a mock documentary film by A.U.M. (Animals United Movement) …

Tim Noakes and legal dream team helping him survive 'trial by ambush'

<i>Curiouser and curiouser. Just when you think the Health Professions Council of SA hearing against a world-renowned scientist, Cape Town University</i> …

The History of Physical Fitness

By Erwan Le Corre This article originally appeared on Art of Manliness Fitness, as we know it today, seems to be a relatively modern invention – …

Cancer – några råd till gamla vänner III

Kost och cancer Hippokrates kloka ord: ”Låt din mat vara din medicin och låt din medicin vara din mat.” var utgångspunkt för ett kampanjförslag när …

CANCER – några råd till gamla vänner I

Otto Warburg Jag är över 70 år och upplever numer regelbundet hur nära och kära jämnåriga berättar för mig att de fått en cancerdiagnos. Cancer är en …

A false alarm on red meat and cancer

This month the World Health Organisation announced that eating red meat is an activity fraught with risk, and shoppers in the UK at least are taking …

Reference: The Ultimate Wood Joint Visual Reference Guide

Here's a handy resource for your next design-build project<p>Dating all the way back to Neolithic times, the mortise and tenon is the oldest wood joint …

Woodworking

Shoppar billig el med sitt eget styrsystem

<b>Mest stolt över?</b><p>"Min "Behovsbo"-metod för att styra uppvärmningen till timmar med lågt elpris. Nu vill jag inspirera andra och hoppas att en halv …

Why Tom Steyer's latest fight against climate change involves raising his own cattle

Tom Steyer's crusade to force politicians to confront climate change is well known, manifesting itself in millions of dollars of campaign funding, including the windfall he raised for Hillary Rodham Clinton recently in his San Francisco home.<p>Less well known is the billionaire's crusade to force …

An Unusual Design for a Massive Bit Holder with Moving Parts

Can you figure out how it works?<p>Variety is useful for a designer to encounter, and I love seeing how different people solve a shared design problem. …

The Unfair Truth About How Creative People Really Succeed

On Networks, Connections, and Relationships<p><i>By</i> <i>Jeff Goins</i><p>The other week, I was invited to a dinner hosted by a friend. Those attending included people …

Creativity

How To Stock A Probiotic Pantry

<i>Here’s your guide to foods high in “good” bacteria.</i><p>Probiotics — the live microorganisms found in fermented foods such as kefir and kimchi — are one …