New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 212

New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 212

Research of the Week

Chili consumption linked with more gastric cancer in North America, Africa, and Asia but less gastric cancer in South America and Europe.

It appears as if Nitrate-free salami is viable and safe.

How about the proposed “healthy diet for the world” falling.

More yogurt, longer life.

Caffeine works even if you’re used to it here.

New Primal Kitchen Podcasts

Primal Health Coach Radio: Getting Legal Peace of Mind with Maria Spear Ollis

Primal Kitchen Podcast: Food as Medicine

Media, Schmedia

Vice covers the meat.

Guess what about that time again.

Interesting Blog Posts

How insulin resistance can cause obesity?

Evidence against ice age civilizations.

Social Notes

My take on the erythritol study.

Everything else

Nitrate for power output.

AI tutor.

Things I Like and Interest

Fully expected: Elite soccer players sharing rooms play worse than those who sleep alone.

Interesting thread: On LDL and inflammation.

Not surprised: Crickets have a lot of protein but are not as filling as beef.

Reminder: Tomatoes are an internal sunscreen.

He is like me: Prince Louis likes to play in the garden every day.

I will ask

Do you have more sun protection since going Primal?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 4 – Mar 10)

Comment of the Week

“I wonder if the overwhelming demand for students in STEM fields has led to a reduction in academic rigor. More students means more research, leaving colleges with relatively little/no less qualified testers to handle and troubleshoot.

Plus, there is little short-term incentive for universities to turn away paying students. Long-term, allowing sub-par students to succeed only hurts the sciences – but today’s academia is highly compartmentalized and ethics are about as far removed from STEM as any discipline.

I am not suggesting that STEM professionals are any less ethical than anyone else; that ethics has become a legal checklist rather than true moral principles. There are, no doubt, truly ethical professionals out there who remain uncompromising in their standards; I just worry that they are the academic equivalent of the northern white rhino – old and barren, just waiting to see which is the last of a once proud breed.”

-This is not the first time.

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