Primalisms: Fluoride, Alzheimer’s, Happy Cows & More

September 15, 2012

(Photo by [ jRa7 ])

1) Portland, Ore., approves adding fluoride to water

2) Testing What We Think We Know

3) Where Cows Are Happy and Food Is Healthy

“As long as cows are kept clean and are given pasture rather than cooped up in filthy barns, there’s no need to shower them with antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals, he says.”

“Pasture does wonders for cow health,” Bob said. “There’s so much evidence that they are much happier out there. You can extend their lives so much by keeping them off concrete, so the trend is going that way.”

4) A Manhattan Project To End The Obesity Epidemic

A newly launched nonprofit organization, the Nutrition Science Initiative, will try to find an answer to the question, “What should we eat to be healthy?” NuSI is nothing if not ambitious: its goal is to seek “the end of fad diets and high obesity rates.”

5) Gut Microbes Help the Body Extract More Calories from Food

6) Health Panel Approves Restriction on Sale of Large Sugary Drinks

7) Should we be ‘nervous’ about coeliac disease? Brain abnormalities in patients with coeliac disease referred for neurological opinion.

8) Presenting Jewel’s Walmart Song (slightly soul-crushing for me to watch..)

9) Twin Noakes Project: Twins experiment with high fat/protein diet vs high carb.

10) Reno police officers eating paleo with help of Robb Wolf

11) Restaurant in Italy Lets Diners Pay With Fruits and Vegetables

12) California Bill To Eliminate Vaccine Choice

13) Alzheimer’s could be the most catastrophic impact of junk food

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Muriel September 15, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Yes, soul-crushing is just the right term. Ugh.


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