Concerned about Inflammation?

It seems like every morning I wake up to another article telling me to avoid certain allegedly inflammation-causing foods. An important to always keep in mind is who is writing…

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Excess Deaths

The topic of excess deaths has been reported by a variety of new sources. This is a fairly recent analysis by the BBC (June 17): From https://www.bbc.com/news/world-53073046: A review of…

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The omega myth

I've been reading a lot of articles from the website of the Harvard school of public health recently. I have become more and more convinced that a lot of the…

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Building versus repairing

There's so much conflicting information on the Internet as to what promotes health and longevity. It seems to me that some peak performance enthusiasts are creating confusion, because the needs…

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The Soil Microbiome

I mostly talk about the human microbiome here, but all of nature has a microbiome. Every species of plant and animal, as well as the soil from which plants grow,…

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Core Knowledge

I have been listening to an audiobook by Daisy Christodoulou titled the Seven Myths of Education. The central thesis of all of Daisy's recent work is that K-12 school students…

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