Tag: Health

  • AotM #4

    Simple sugars can activate proteins, not just phosphate compounds. It’s discoveries like this that reveal just how little we still know about the human body, and just how protean our bodies can be. Two studies that reveal just how much influence our subconscious perceptions have—especially with regard to what we conclude based solely on people’s…

  • AotM #2

    Pectin, found in all fruits and vegetables, can go a long way toward preventing cancer. The “college rankings” in many popular magazines are basically arbitrary, and can change quite drastically depending on which particular factor is most important to you. The “best” schools are only best because people think they’re best. A self-fulfilling prophecy. Our…

  • The very first “Articles of the Moment”

    This was the inaugural “Articles of the Moment”—emails that I started sending to my close friends and family with links to interesting articles and studies lo those many eons ago, in 2008. Enjoy! Natural childbirth leads to stronger bonds between mother and child than C-section. Mother nature knew what she was doing with evolution. Turmeric…