Science Reveals why Calorie Counts are All Wrong | Rob Dunn at scientificamerican.com | “Almost every packaged food today features calorie counts in its label. Most of these counts are inaccurate because they are based on a system of averages that ignores the complexity of digestion.”
Golden Arches: Human Feet More Flexible than We Thought | Deborah Franklin at npr.org | “There was nothing wrong with any of these feet, the scientist emphasizes. It’s our definition of normal that needs to change. “A sports shoe with a lot of arch support might not be such a great idea,” he says. A bit of cushioning is fine. “But I’d look for a shoe that lets your toes wiggle and doesn’t constrain foot motion. You want your foot to be able to move and flatten because that’s what it’s designed to do.””
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