Saturday, August 10, 2019

Saturday Stories: Apples, Crystals, and Mindfulness

James Hamblin, in The Atlantic, on how fresh apples (and other fruit) are perhaps the only probiotics you should be buying.

Emily Atkin, in The New Republic, explains why even if you believe in the nonsense around healing crystals, you probably shouldn't be buying them.

Sahanika Ratnayake, in Aeon, with some truths about mindfulness.

[And in case you don't follow me on social media, in Medscape this week I ask does the anger, zealotry, and ugliness of the more vocal parts of the low-carb community hinder its wider adoption?]