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The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 31, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past While most of us focus on diet and exercise when attempting to get healthier, lose weight and prevent chronic disease, we may be missing an extremely important piece of the wellness puzzle that might completely derail our efforts: adequate, good quality sleep. In an article by BBC News, one professor at Oxford… Read More

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 30, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past The mainstream media is finally catching up to what the research has been telling us for years: saturated fat is not the cause of heart disease. The Wall Street Journal recently wrote an article (that went viral in the ancestral health community) explaining the history of the dietary guidelines recommending avoidance of… Read More

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 29, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past This week, Mark Sisson wrote an article called “Why Some Sun Exposure Will Protect You from Deadly Skin Cancer” which described why the relationship between sun exposure and skin cancer is far more complex than you’ve been led to believe. In fact, much of the research covered in this article suggest that… Read More

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 28, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past You might want to stand up for this one: yet another study suggests that a single bout of exercise alone is not enough to mitigate the harmful effects of too much sitting. This particular study used healthy, normal weight adults and put them through one of three experimental conditions: continuous sitting for… Read More

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 27, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past A new study has found that the number of salivary amylase gene copies appears to be strongly associated with obesity risk in humans. Those who had less than four copies of the AMY1 gene, which is fairly common, were at 8 times higher risk for obesity than those with more than nine… Read More

The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 26, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past On Monday, The New York Times reviewed a large and exhaustive new analysis by a team of international scientists, which found no evidence that eating saturated fat increased heart attacks and other cardiac events. The lead researcher suggested that it is refined carbs, and not dietary fat, that is the heavy hitter… Read More