Topics: Two New Articles
Create a Helpful Food Environment
I published a new article. At the heart of this article is a simple but powerful idea. The idea is the concept of making hard decisions once. Sometimes we find ourselves having to make the same decisions over and over. For me, nutrition is the best example. We are always having to decide what to eat. It’s so easy to eat the wrong foods; foods that we know we don’t really want to eat. When the same decision comes up repeatedly, I try to ask myself if I can systematize the decision to avoid having to make it time and again. In the case of nutrition, creating a good food environment is the method that helps me make good nutrition decisions consistently.
To learn more about food environments, how they’re affecting you, and how you can create your own, read the full article. It’s a 9 minute read.
Assessing the Risk of ITP from Covid-19 mRNA Vaccines
The New York Times reported last week that Covid-19 mRNA vaccines are causing ITP (immune thrombocytopenic purpura). ITP is a disorder in which the immune system destroys platelets, making the afflicted individual prone to internal bleeding. In my article, I aim to provide a thorough yet understandable explanation of ITP and to review the data that are driving these headlines.
To learn more, read the full article. It’s a 5 minute read.
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