The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it. ... In a time of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Power of Introverts (a book)

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This is about the book:

"Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking"
by Susan Cain


The following interview prompted me to look at it:


She said basically everything that I have been discussing in some of my posts.

This is her book:

Read the reviews under the book.
Also this is her recent NYT article:

5% less saturated fat and more carbs = 7% more coronary events!

Am J Clin Nutr 2009;89:1425—32
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/37202414/Jakobsen_2009.pdf

For a 5% lower energy intake from SFAs and a concomitant higher energy intake from carbohydrates, there was a modest significant direct association between carbohydrates and coronary events (hazard ratio: 1.07; 95% CI: 1.01, 1.14);
(I borrowed the link from this article )