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121 Post author: RomeoStevens 28 February 2014 06:28AM

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Comment author: [deleted] 01 February 2015 04:01:25PM *  1 point [-]

I praise your for the effort.

But I have one problem: how do I explain it to others? People might ask me one day "why are you doing/concerned with that?" and what my reply be? "Some guy on Lesswrong told me, but don't worry it's a rational site!"

That's silly. Instead of spreading one-dimensional awareness, you should instead spread academically correct information and let it do it's course. That way, if someone ever asks me why, I can give them a link, or at least the bottom line. Depending on how curious they are they might even read it and spread it further and who knows.

If anybody's interested about nutrition, I'll vouch for bodyrecomposition, Lyle McDonald's site. The text-to-shit ratio to there is simply great (1:0). If anyone else can share some more "make your life better" advice, sites, or whatever, go ahead!

Here's something that happened to me lately: I couldn't stomach fish. No matter what happened I couldn't take it. Then I just realized it was cooked half-made, and I should've let it burn good and get some real color. The trick was to basically cook it until the significant water content in it is basically out and it gets a lot more bitey, rather than slimy mess that melts in your mouth and leaves your fingers with a nasty unclean feeling. Get a fillet and cut it into several pieces just to make sure you're not putting a big piece so it'll cook evenly, rather than "sushi inside" or whatever you call that when you take a bite and feel it wasn't cooked properly.

Comment author: RomeoStevens 01 February 2015 10:04:01PM 2 points [-]

I would refer to the original research rather than my efforts to collect and synthesize it. I linked some of the best research I could find for each point, but it is by no means exhaustive.