Dangers of low blood sugar

Right now, my conscious-but-still-dumb choice to skip lunch is causing me to send a lot of links to my one of my new favorite apps, Instapaper, instead of just reading them right away.

If you’re in an Israeli prison seeking parole, low blood sugar can be even more dangerous. At right is the percent of favorable rulings for parolees, shown before and after the judges’ mid-morning snack break and afternoon lunch. Read more at The Economist or check out the study here.

Yes, this originally came out in April. Refer back to paragraph one for why I don’t feel like coming up with anything new right now. Continuing this discussion of food and politics might be worthwhile…