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Research of the Week
Mindfulness meditation increases activation of brain areas linked to focus and reduces activation of areas linked to mind wandering.
Low-dose ketamine is effective against depression.
Watching yourself eat junk food could dissuade you from eating it ever again.
Fish oil may convince fat cells to burn, not store, fat.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 100: Cindy Barbieri: Host Elle Russ hangs with Cindy Barbieri, a talented paleo cook who’s managed to crack the code of Primal-friendly Italian food. If you miss some of your old Italian favorites, this episode is for you.
Each week, select Mark’s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don’t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here so you never miss an episode.
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Interesting Blog Posts
A beginner’s guide to FODMAPs.
How, specifically, does the body fall apart?
In Copenhagen, “cars cost 57 cents per kilometer while bikes come in at 9 cents per kilometer.”
Yet another danger of hyperconnectedness.
Big Pharma to target gut microbes.
Frequent business travel is bad for health (and marriage, and happiness).
Apple spurs further innovation.
The new Airbus carbon fiber plane uses special cabin LED lights to entrain passengers’ circadian rhythms and combat jet lag before it hits.
A spoonful of butter works much better, in my experience.
A big idea, for sure, but haven’t I heard this somewhere before?
There’s a cool evolutionary health symposium coming to UC San Francisco February 27 featuring folks like Chris Kresser, Chris Masterjohn, Robb Wolf, Michelle Tam (of Nom Nom Paleo), and Stephan Guyenet. Tickets are available now.
MMA officials have proposed new regulations to reduce extreme (and dangerous) weight cutting.
- While lactofermented pickles are ideal, sometimes you just need a pickle right away. Here’s how to pickle something in three hours.
- From Cindy Barbieri comes pot roast in red wine sauce over celery root.
One year ago (Jan 5 – Jan 11)
- 7 Common Calorie Myths We Should All Stop Believing – Don’t fall for these myths.
- 9 More Calorie Myths We Should All Stop Believing – Nor these.
Comment of the Week
Added another “curry” to my like list.
– Me too, Paleo Bon Rurgundy, though I find the meat a bit stringy.