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Paleo author reviews anti-paleo book

Paleo author reviews anti-paleo book: The new book, Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live, is billed as an “exposé of pseudoscientific myths about our evolutionary past and how we should live today.” It … Continue reading

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Scheerer's phenomenon

Wow! This is so cool…from Wikipedia: Blue field entoptic phenomenon The blue field entoptic phenomenon or Scheerer’s phenomenon is the appearance of tiny bright dots moving quickly along squiggly lines in the visual field, especially when looking into blue light … Continue reading

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Kid Foods Breed Fat, Picky Children

Good article on not giving in to picky eaters. Great quote: I say that parents that lack the ability to convince a kid to voluntarily eat a plate of green beans aren’t cut out for parenthood. If you can’t outsmart … Continue reading

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Cheap, safe drug kills most cancers

From New Scientist: It sounds almost too good to be true: a cheap and simple drug that kills almost all cancers by switching off their “immortality”. The drug, dichloroacetate (DCA), has already been used for years to treat rare metabolic … Continue reading

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How to cure your asthma or hayfever using hookworm – a practical guide

Who knows – this may just work.  From kuro5hin: This is my personal account of curing my asthma and hayfever by deliberately infesting myself with the intestinal parasite hookworm. It isn’t for the faint hearted and for some should not … Continue reading

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11 Tips To Boost Your Metabolism

Found on ArticlesBase – original article by Andrew Bicknell (via Digg): Boosting ones metabolism is something many people try to achieve everyday. Having a high metabolic rate increases the amount of calories, or energy, the body burns on a daily … Continue reading

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'Superfoods' Everyone Needs

Interesting article on WebMD: “Whether you’re trying to prevent cataracts, macular degeneration, cancer, or cardiovascular disease, the same type of preventive dietary measures apply,” he says. “The whole body is connected: a healthy heart equals a healthy eye and healthy … Continue reading

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