What it has to do with a low-carb diet. It’s not what you might think.
It’s not really a new story, but things continue to advance, and it’s a useful reminder, to plan to live a long time. Unfortunately, it’s not something that most pension planners or entitlements reformers are taking into consideration. It implies that Social Security and Medicare are even more broke than we think.
Is it on its last legs?
If so, it’s long past due.
There’s still a hell of a lot we don’t know about human physiology and disease.
The government has been a disaster for our health. And as he points out, it’s no coincidence that people who eat paleo tend to be libertarian. There’s a good reason for it.
Some thoughts from Sarah Hoyt on unicorns and free health care.
By the way, everyone has an accent, to someone’s ears.
News you can use, guys — why it hurts so much.
It’s a long article, but bottom line is avoid sugar, and don’t worry about saturated fat.
This essay by Jared Diamond is a quarter of a century old, but it’s still worth pondering, particularly as we now know much more about just how bad for our health grains are. I think, though, that he misses a key benefit of agriculture — the fact that it has allowed us to produce billions of people. Minds are a resource, even if we poorly utilize most of them. The more people we have, the likelier we are to come up with new true advances. I’m pretty sure that absent agriculture, technology would not have advanced much, and we’d be nowhere near the position we’re in now — about to finally expand off the planet, and attain the capability of preventing a species-destroying event.
Medical innovation and real cures.