Health and chemistry

Pollution, ambient poisons and other things it turns out I cannot rely upon the state to protect me from

April 14, 2021 — April 14, 2021

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As noted at particulate masks, the air in Sydney, according to Wendy Bacon cannot be relied up on to be safe or even competently monitored.

1 Pollution and obesity

Is the obesity epidemic pollution? That is the chemical hunger hypothesis, lunched by some rather lengthy and controversial internet-famous essays.

2 Air pollution

See air pollution.

3 References

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Hudda, Durant, Fruin, et al. 2020. Impacts of Aviation Emissions on Near-Airport Residential Air Quality.” Environmental Science & Technology.
Ruxton, Reed, Simpson, et al. 2004. The Health Benefits of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: A Review of the Evidence.” Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics.
Venn, and Strazdins. 2017. Your Money or Your Time? How Both Types of Scarcity Matter to Physical Activity and Healthy Eating.” Social Science & Medicine.
Wall, Ross, Fitzgerald, et al. 2010. Fatty Acids from Fish: The Anti-Inflammatory Potential of Long-Chain Omega-3 Fatty Acids.” Nutrition Reviews.