The Roundup

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Here is The Roundup, Edition 50, bringing you the best health research and paleo recipes from around the web over the past two weeks.

RHR: A Beginner’s Guide to Scientific Research

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There is good research and there is bad research, and there’s a tremendous gulf between the two. It is possible to evaluate research based on its own merits and, with some training and some attention, to determine whether a study is a good study or a bad study and whether we can rely, therefore, on its conclusions.

When Gluten-Free Is Not a Fad

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Gluten intolerance is “fake”—at least according to many recent news stories. But what does scientific research have to say on this topic? Is going gluten-free just a crazy fad? Is gluten intolerance over-hyped as the media claims, or is it a legitimate condition that may be even more common than currently recognized?