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Does Avoiding The Sun Shorten Your Lifespan?
A few weeks ago I was at a conference in Tuscon, Arizona. Two things really surprised me while I was there. First, quite a few people ordered egg-white omelets for breakfast. Huh? Didn’t they get...
Is Refined Sugar Really Toxic?
So far in this series, I’ve covered a variety of ‘alternative’ sweeteners: natural sweeteners like honey and stevia; artificial sweeteners like aspartame; and sugar alcohols like xylitol. But what about plain old white sugar? And...
The Unbiased Truth About Artificial Sweeteners
Note: This article was originally published in 2014 and was updated in 2018 to include the latest research. Several years ago, the evidence was limited, and I was hesitant to make a firm conclusion on...
These three wooden scoops show different forms of sugar and artificial sweeteners.
The Roundup
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...
Important Update on Selenium Supplementation
A while back I wrote an article on the role of selenium in autoimmune thyroid disease. I summarized several studies which found that selenium supplementation reduced inflammation and damage to thyroid tissue, lowered thyroid antibody...
Do High-Protein Diets Cause Kidney Disease and Cancer?
It seems like every other week there is a media uproar about the dangers of any number of foods. Lately, the target has been meat – specifically high-protein diets – and its supposed connection to...