New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week — Edition 144

Research of the Week

Asymptomatic COVID cases aren’t very contagious, and if they do infect others, those infections are more likely to be asymptomatic too.

The more time you spend outdoors in natural light, the happier you’ll be.

Single dose intranasal vaccine works well against COVID in mice.

Control that blood glucose, folks.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 515: Darryl Bosshardt: Host Elle Russ chats with Darryl Bosshardt of Redmond Salt fame.

Health Coach Radio: Jill Coleman on why you need to get into the trenches with your clients.

Media, Schmedia

People need nature.

A simple proposal: Reduce sugar, reduce disease.

Interesting Blog Posts

The invention of Crisco was a disaster for the human race.

How Indian vegetarians can get more protein.


Social Notes


Don’t negotiate everything.

Everything Else

The math behind muscle building.

Meditation boosts the ego.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

I agree: Raw onions are incredible.

Good news for people who recovered from COVID (like me): Natural infection confers strong, long-lasting immunity.

Great article about our nomadic past: Would you swipe right on a steppe-brother?

Good news for kids: The delta variant is no more severe than the last one.

Interesting site and service: Offering facial reconstructions of ancient skull remains.

Question I’m Asking

Have you had COVID?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Aug 21 – Aug 27)

Comment of the Week

“I try to work as little as possible.”

-Solid approach, Hate_me.

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 three decades researching and 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 Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.

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