Jul 22, 2022

10+ minutes:

Pulldown 105 50 sec DB Curl 25 45 sec
Row Machine 100 45 sec Ab Pulldown 25 45 sec


Wonder why Mother’s milk is best?  Try reading this. “Our study finds that there may be long-term neurodevelopmental benefits to providing maternal milk to preterm infants,” said Mandy Brown Belfort, a corresponding author on the paper and an associate professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.


from a study summary:  Conclusions Advice to substitute polyunsaturated fats for saturated fats is a key component of worldwide dietary guidelines for coronary heart disease risk reduction. However, clinical benefits of the most abundant polyunsaturated fatty acid, omega 6 linoleic acid, have not been established. In this cohort, substituting dietary linoleic acid in place of saturated fats increased the rates of death from all causes, coronary heart disease, and cardiovascular disease.  see the whole report

in turn from following this:  Valerie, RD, MPH  @RDValerie
“I still have to explain to people that saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease. The studies that say they do are poor quality/mis-interpreting the evidence. Here are some quality studies that show no association, or worse outcomes with less saturated fat:”


Moving on the Covid:    “Recently, The Lancet published a study on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines and the waning of immunity with time. The study showed that immune function among vaccinated individuals 8 months after the administration of two doses of COVID-19 vaccine was lower than that among the unvaccinated individuals. According to European Medicines Agency recommendations, frequent COVID-19 booster shots could adversely affect the immune response and may not be feasible.”  In conclusion, COVID-19 vaccination is a major risk factor for infections in critically ill patients.