Week #51

July 22, 2018

  1. [Science] Breakfast like a King, Lunch like a Prince, and Dinner like a Pauper (4 min): Another insight from analyzing 500K days of food diaries. People who ate the least for breakfast tended to eat more across the day, while people who consumed more of their daily calories at breakfast tended to eat less during the day.

  2. [Food] 7 Fruits (4 min): Avocados, Tomatoes, Olives, Lemons, Coconuts, Berries, and Watermelon. A 100 gram serving on watermelon contains 7 grams of carbs.

  3. [Food] The Complete Guide to Starbucks (5 min): Included inside, options for breakfast, frappuccino, tea, and bulletproof coffee.

  4. [Health] How Keto Affects Your Sleep (2 min): In the short-term, the keto diet can cause interrupted sleep and insomnia. Insomnia caused by the keto diet is attributed to low levels of serotonin and melatonin, as well as higher than normal energy levels. Long-term, the keto diet can lead to deeper sleep and less required sleep overall.

  5. [News] ‘Carbohydrates are killing us’ (4 min): The Lancet that studied nutrition among more than 135,000 people across 18 different countries. The researchers found that people who ate the least saturated fat — about the same amount currently recommended for heart patients — had the highest rates of heart disease and mortality. Meanwhile, people who consumed the most saturated fat had the lowest rate of strokes. The article is written by a cardiologist in Virginia.