Research of the Week
Cooking (and even frying) with extra virgin olive oil increases the antioxidant capacity of and creates new polyphenols in vegetables.
Urban gardeners are safe from lead poisoning, even with high lead content in the soil (just don’t eat the dirt).
Vaginal bacteria swabs may replace missing microbes in c-section babies.
Spending more nets better food (and bodyweight).
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 105: Adam and Vanessa Lambert: Brad Kearns sits down for a lively chat with old friends.
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.
Interesting Blog Posts
““We’ll stop calling ourselves vegan butchers when they stop calling it ‘humane slaughter’,” Kale says.”
Why “gill slits” in mammalian embryos make the case for evolution from a common ancestor.
In mice, clearing out cells as they age extends lifespan and healthspan.
An article on how personal ancestry shapes your optimal diet sounds very similar to what thought leaders in the “discredited paleo diet” community have been saying.
Ravens may possess a theory of mind, according to new research.
Beef may be nutritious and safe, but cows kill.
Anti-raccoon garbage lids, traps, and other protective measures have created a race of uber-raccoons fit to compete in urban environments. Here’s one strutting around a Toronto subway station like it owns the place. Let’s hope the raccoons and ravens take each other out.
British scientists will soon begin testing gene editing in human embryos.
The bamboo bike industry is thriving in Ghana.
- If you don’t do potatoes, try AIP notato salad.
- These zesty creole salmon-crab burgers go nicely on a salad.
One year ago (Feb 9 – Feb 15)
- Why You Should Have a Morning Routine – Also, how to do it.
- What’s Messing With Your Appetite? Three Possibilities. – PUFA munchies, nanofragmented carbs, and receptor-binding lectins are strong candidates.
Comment of the Week
Money doesn’t buy happiness…
Do you live in America?
Because it buys a waverunner.
Ever seen a sad person on a wave runner?
Seriously, have you?
Try to frown on a waverunner.
They are so awesome, it’s just throttle.
People smile as they hit the peer.
– Good point, JBacca (and Daniel Tosh).