New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week — Edition 140

Research of the Week

Mussels remove microplastics from the water and poop them out.

Small amounts of alcohol may help make people with heart trouble healthier.

Reminder: there is no “junk” DNA.

Mice can willfully give themselves dopamine pulses. Can you?

More omega-3 in the blood, longer life.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 510: Lisa Easton: Host Elle Russ chats with Lisa Easton.

Episode 511: Lifestyle Tips for Testosterone Optimization, Part 2: Brad Kearns tells you how to improve your hormonal health.

Health Coach Radio: PD Mangan sets the example and watches his clients follow.

Media, Schmedia

Train so you can save.

Cool story on Kanoa Igaroshi, Japan’s (and California’s) great surfing hope.

Interesting Blog Posts

Even apes love drumming. It’s in our blood.

Sleep gives power in more ways than one.

Social Notes

How I get collagen in hot, humid Miami.

Everything Else

Is the Gates Foundation’s assistance in Africa more about helping multinationals than small farmers?

Preventing type 1 diabetes in childhood.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Good news: Coffee is not linked to arrhythmias.

Interesting older study: “Imperfect” vaccines may allow and enhance the transmission of highly virulent pathogens.

Never thought I’d see the day: Media outlet favorably covers organ supplements.

Try Primalizing this article: How to stay cool exercising in the heat.

Important: Natural immunity still works.

Question I’m Asking

Do you have any skills that can save people? Have you ever saved someone?


Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jul 24 – Jul 30)

Comment of the Week

“That article about turning poop into digital currency brightened my morning, as now those of us with IBS stand (maybe sit ) to become millionaires.”

-Hilarious, Keith.

About the Author

Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending more than three decades educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates flavorful and delicious kitchen staples crafted with premium ingredients like avocado oil. With over 70 condiments, sauces, oils, and dressings in their lineup, Primal Kitchen makes it easy to prep mouthwatering meals that fit into your lifestyle.

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