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by 726 · June 04, 2013 at 7:23 PM

It's one thing for Marlene Zuk to rail against straw men, to ignore peer-reviewed academic literature in favor of random Internet comments, and to demean people who believe that the ancestral diet is a good starting point for improving their... (more)

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by 19355 · December 11, 2012 at 6:10 PM

I got super excited today when I searched Google News today and saw this... "Blame Your Crooked Teeth on Early Farmers" (Wired.com), "For Perfect Teeth, Start Hunting and Gathering" (History.com), and "Wisdom teeth hurt? Blame your ancient... (more)

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yeho_1 0 · December 11, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Many people each year die from eating peanut brittle. You might say how. Let me tell you how. One time their was an old man who ate some peanut brittle. While eating peanut brittle his tooth accidentally broke. He than went into severe shock... (more)

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by 19355 · November 16, 2011 at 7:50 PM

I just read an article on MedPageToday.com that states... "People who eat eggs every day may substantially increase their risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers here said. Men with the highest level of egg consumption -- at seven or more per week... (more)

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Stabby 0 · September 24, 2011 at 2:43 AM

This would be correlative data, which is good for a hypothesis but can't establish causation. So if this is to be used as anything other than a reason to go to a controlled trial then it would be bad science. But this study isn't bad science, it... (more)