Assorted Links

Thanks to Alex Chernavsky.

5 Responses to “Assorted Links”

  1. dearieme Says:

    Ahoy, Seth: this is interesting.
    http://extragoodshit.phlap.net/index.php/heart-surgeon-speaks-out-on-what-really-causes-heart-disease/#more-208026

    But is it genuine?

  2. Elizabeth Molin Says:

    Dearieme, I looked into Dr. Lundell. See http://www.quackwatch.org/11Ind/lundell.html

  3. dearieme Says:

    I did smell a rat. It comes from having read so much Global Warming rubbish, I suppose.

  4. garymar Says:

    I often look for Korean-made kimchi in the supermarkets here in Japan. You read the labels of the regular stuff and its filled with sorbitol, MSG, etc — typical long list of chemical labels. Japan’s processed food industry is second to none!

    Seth: Since the Japanese live longer than anyone else, even South Koreans, apparently food processing isn’t so bad. Yakult is the one processed food I eat regularly, not counting flaxseed oil.

  5. James Says:

    http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/its-the-sugar-folks/

    http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0057873

    “In other words, according to this study, it’s not just obesity that can cause diabetes: sugar can cause it, too, irrespective of obesity. And obesity does not always lead to diabetes.

    The study demonstrates this with the same level of confidence that linked cigarettes and lung cancer in the 1960s”