Posts tagged 'health'

A Diet Might Cut the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s

Eat blueberries I guess, or something. (Good: Green leafy vegetables, Other vegetables, Nuts, Berries, Beans, Whole grains, Fish, Poultry, Olive oil, Wine; Bad: Red meats, Butter and stick margarine, Cheese, Pastries and sweets, Fried or fast food). Pretty revolutionary stuff here!

Cute Family. And You Should See Their Bacteria.

Hacking your gut bacteria is going to be a thing.

Bhutan’s dark secret to happiness

“Death is a psychologically threatening fact, but when people contemplate it, apparently the automatic system begins to search for happy thoughts”.

The Cult of Work You Never Meant to Join

Repeat after me: no one is irreplaceable, no one is irreplaceable. Say that to yourself when you feel that you are making foolish life decisions for your work. Be passionate, be committed, be clever, be the best. But remember, no one is irreplaceable. Don’t overdo it.

Nutritional Science Isn’t Very Scientific

What a mess. Take all advice in moderation.

Artificial Sweeteners May Change Our Gut Bacteria in Dangerous Ways

More evidence that you have to give up your addiction to Diet Coke.

Why do we have allergies?

Still, allergies suck.

The future of loneliness

In the past few years, two things have happened: a dramatic rise in online hostility, and a growing awareness that the lovely sense of privacy engendered by communicating via a computer is a catastrophic illusion.”

Fiber-Famished Gut Microbes Linked to Poor Health

Pretty clear evidence now that you should stay away from processed foods, eat protein and a lot of healthy fiber (ie vegetables), every day. But OMG is it hard. Also see recent study on the effects of preservatives on obesity.