Sunday Reads – Links I Found Interesting 6/16

PyTorch PyTorch Hub is an awesome new step forward in research reproducibility for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Makes it super easy to publish your pre-trained research models and for others to download them and test them. I was shocked how uncommon it was for people to publish their models when I first started reading … Continue reading Sunday Reads – Links I Found Interesting 6/16

Scientific Nutrition Update 36: The Placebo Effect

In this episode I get to rant about something I have always found very interesting, the placebo effect.  This effect is so much larger and more important than is often realized.   Script (Remember I ad-lib and often leave parts blank because I know what I want to say): For today’s episode I am going to … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 36: The Placebo Effect

Cancer Fasting: Could Fasting Prevent Cancer

Cancer Fasting

UPDATE: I NO LONGER ENDORSE INTERMITTENT FASTING AS A WEIGHT LOSS TECHNIQUE.  PLEASE SEE HERE. Introduction to Intermittent Fasting Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss Intermittent Fasting and Diabetes Intermittent Fasting and Cardiovascular Health Intermittent Fasting and the Brain We have already done a good job of analyzing many of the potential health and physiological effects … Continue reading Cancer Fasting: Could Fasting Prevent Cancer

The Futility of Dieting

  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Healthy_Diet.jpg I'm sure this title is catching some of you off guard.  It certainly appears if you look around my site that I run a diet website.  But that misses the purpose of this website.  The tagline for this site is: Eating for health, happiness, and longevity That is what I study, and what I am trying to understand how to … Continue reading The Futility of Dieting