Category Archives: Paleolithic_Lifestyle

Statins and Fraud

In “How statistical deception created the appearance that statins are safe and effective in primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease“, by David Diamond and Uffe Ravnskov, the fraudulent nature of the hyped benefits and the suppression of evidence of dangerous … Continue reading

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Statins stimulate atherosclerosis and heart failure: pharmacological mechanisms

‘Abstract In contrast to the current belief that cholesterol reduction with statins decreases atherosclerosis, we present a perspective that statins may be causative in coronary artery calcification and can function as mitochondrial toxins that impair muscle function in the heart … Continue reading

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Incongruity between Affinity Patterns Based on Mandibular and Lower Dental Dimensions following the Transition to Agriculture in the Near East, Anatolia and Europe

The title of this paper is written in “academese” so it is somewhat confusing. The research is about teeth crowding in the lower jaw among pioneering farmers in the Near East versus healthy teeth among hunter gatherers. Here is the … Continue reading

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White-Coat Awe vs. The Wisdom of Crowds by Tom Naughton

‘A few years ago, I read a book titled How Doctors Think. The author (a doctor) described the case of a woman who was rail-thin and complained that eating made her feel sick. She went from doctor to doctor, at … Continue reading

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From Mark’s Daily Apple: Walking: The Human Condition

“Walking: The Human Condition” is a reminder from Mark Sission about the importance of walking for human health. We did not evolve to sit at desk, on a couch, etc. for the majority of the day. Rather, we evolved to … Continue reading

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From Mashable: Soon, Your Food May Dine on Insects

“Soon, Your Food May Dine on Insects” is an interesting article about companies working on using insects for animal feed. If successful, it insects could begin to displace soy for animal feed, which would certainly improve the nutritional value of … Continue reading

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Ancel Keys Had A Tiny One by Tom Naughton

In Good Calories, Bad Calories, Gary Taubes covered aspects of the outrageous scientific fraud perpetrated by Ancel Keys to promote his anti-fat crusade. Tom Naughton dug up an old paper that illustrates in even more detail the enormity of the Keys’ … Continue reading

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