Assorted Links

Thanks to Melissa McEwen and Bryan Castañeda.

6 Responses to “Assorted Links”

  1. dearieme Says:

    i) Mango: I don’t know the African variety but can vouch for the Pakistani ones – delicious.
    ii) Yog: I buy Total and when I want a bit of fruitiness stir in some of my wife’s wild bramble jam. Delicious too.

  2. gwern Says:

    Agree on yogurt. I don’t know if there are health benefits (no-fat versions seem to be most common), but plain slightly tart strained yogurt certainly does taste great when you mix in some jam or jelly.

  3. sm Says:

    Mangoes–university where mangoes are a major export (Benin) publishes a study showing that mangoes cause weight loss. Please don’t judge me, but I’m a little skeptical.

    Seth: I am more than a little skeptical.

  4. Bob Says:

    Close tag to make Umami item appear.

    Seth: perceptive of you to figure out it was about Umami.

  5. aelephant Says:

    Full free text of the mango study is here:

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19254366

  6. Carol Says:

    Wow, the lowering of the CRP is dramatic. 50% over the course of the study.

    This older study also concluded that IG (and another product together) worked http://www.lipidworld.com/content/7/1/12