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Research of the Week
People with intermittent explosive disorder (more common than bipolar and schizophrenia combined) are more likely to carry a toxoplasmosis infection.
The more readily available a food, the more you’re driven to consume it.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 112: Todd White, Dry Farm Wines: I chat with my friend Todd White, founder of the revolutionary new wine company I featured in the blog earlier this week. You’ll learn why wine causes early morning awakenings, how much alcohol is too much, what additives and chemicals conventional wine producers are adding to their bottles, why natural wines are different (and better), and much much more.
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.
- Why Are Some Wines More Primal-Approved Than Others?
- How to Handle Constructive Criticism as a Primal Advocate
Interesting Blog Posts
What makes mashed potatoes with butter more satiating than potatoes fried in canola oil?
What’s wrong with Science-Based Medicine (the blog)?
Accidental deadlift world records are the best.
Time covers the benefits of skipping showers.
More fasting coverage, this time in the NY Post.
Maria Emmerich just released an excellent new ketogenic cookbook. If you thought keto dieting was boring and monotonous, think again.
Kids gone wild (SFW).
Prairie dogs practice infanticide and manage to look really cute doing it.
Early Irish were scraping bear patellas during the Mesolithic almost 13,000 years ago. This pushes human presence in Ireland back about 2500 years.
Prozac probably isn’t very safe (or effective) for depressed children.
Istanbul farmers are fighting to keep their 1500 year-old urban gardens going.
Simplifying childhood isn’t just easier for everyone, it may produce healthier and happier children with fewer mental health issues.
- The Nordic Food Lab is doing some incredible things with edible insects. Its latest is a series of insect garums—fermented insect sauces in the style of fish sauce.
- Abel James’ take on the Big Ass Salad is legit.
One year ago (Mar 30 – Apr 5)
- 25 Ways to Improve Your Insulin Sensitivity – How to use insulin more efficiently.
- Self-Control: The Ultimate Exercise of Freedom – Discipline begets freedom.
Comment of the Week
Better get several cases. You know, to make sure you get enough data points for statistical significance…
– I always appreciate your rigor, Paleo Bon Rurgundy.