Iron content misguided. Science again

Share this article Facebook Twitter e-mail SMS WhatsApp Sorry Popeye, spinach DOESN'T make your muscles big: Expert reveals sailor's love of the food was due to a misplaced decimal point By Sarah Griffiths13:28 BST 03 Jul 2013, updated 10:35 BST 04 Jul 2013 +1 Facebook Twitter e-mail SMS WhatsApp 79comments The iron content of spinach …

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Animal fast not as bad. Cholesterol not as bad

CHEW ON THIS For years, we’ve been told fat clogs our arteries. Now, scientists say that’s all wrong. https://qz.com/969095/is-fat-bad-for-you/ Katherine Ellen Foley April 26, 2017 "Good" fats can get off their high horse. (AP Photo/Nick Wagner) Fats have a PR problem. In part, it’s because fats are so calorically dense. For every gram of fat, …

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Ibn Khaldun not Adam Smith as father of Economics

When students study economics they learn, early on, that Adam Smith is the “father of modern economics.” This idea is one of the most basic facts of western economics—but it doesn’t stack up. A recent article in evonomics highlights the overlooked work of 14th century North African scholar Ibn Khaldun, who outlined strikingly similar ideas …

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Rogoff research on debt ratio and growth debunked

In one of life’s little ironies, last Friday’s disappointing G.D.P. figures, which reflected a sharp fall in government spending, appeared on the same day that the economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff published an Op-Ed in theTimes defending their famous (now infamous) research that conservative politicians around the world had seized upon to justify penny-pinching …

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