“Homo sapiens have been around for 200,000 years. Until the industrial revolution, we lived outside. How did we get through the Neolithic Era without sunscreen? Actually, perfectly well. What’s counterintuitive is that dermatologists run around saying, ‘Don’t go outside, you might die.'” A lot of the health advice we’ve lived our lives according to has turned out to be wrong. And once we’re told about how wrong it was, it all makes complete sense, and we start living our lives according to the new advice (which in some cases is given by the same people who came up with the original guidelines). Is there a chance that slathering on a ton of sunscreen every time you go outside will be looked back upon as a seriously nutty idea? Or as Rowan Jacobsen asks in Outside: Is Sunscreen the New Margarine?

+ “Among those who ate the most fiber, the analysis found a 15-30% reduction in deaths from all causes, as well as those related to the heart, compared with those eating the least fiber.” Yeah, sugar is bad. But according a review commissioned by the World Health Organization, carbs have been unfairly maligned. Good carbs are a good thing. (Maybe the best plan is to just keep doing whatever you like to do and eating whatever you want to eat. Sooner or later, the science will validate your life choices…)

+ And from Yahoo Lifestyle News: Influencer says she was on a ‘tapas and cocaine’ diet to stay thin — here’s why that’s not healthy. (There’s nothing left to believe in…)