Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 04

Deconstructing Scientific American’s Anti-Paleo Article

Yesterday science writer Ferris Jabr posted an article on the Scientific American website called How to Really Eat Like a Hunther-Gatherer: Why the Paleo Diet is Half Baked. ┬áSome of his gripes with paleo are accurate, but not unknown to paleo afficiandos and others are simply not well thought out. I’ll go through them here …

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Jun 03

The Surprising Correlation Between Cholesterol and Heart Disease – It’s Not What You Think

There is a lot of confusion about cholesterol levels and human health. Is your Dr. recommended level of total serum cholesterol under 200 justified? What would the ideal total cholesterol level be for your health? Here is an interesting graph I came across. It measures cholesterol levels and mortality rates from 164 countries around the …

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Jun 03

Correlation Between IQ and Obesity

    Look at this stunning graph showing the correlation between childhood intelligence and Body Mass at age 51. Those with the highest IQ’s were the skinniest and those with the lowest IQ’s were by far the fattest.