New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 160

Research of the Week

Restricting carbs augments weight loss-induced improvements in glucose control and liver fat in type 2 diabetics.

Researchers use CRISPR to make mice more metabolically inefficient and burn more fat.

Doing pushups and squats throughout the day can make your brain work better.

Butter oil and weight gain.

Vitamin D in honey.

Whole eggs are more effective than egg whites for fat loss and muscle gain when resistance training.

Fighting the replication crisis.

New Primal Kitchen Podcasts

Episode 13: Taking a Bigger Slice Out of Life With Blaze Pizza

Primal Health Coach Institute: Yours truly.

Media, Schmedia


Lickable TV screen you can taste.

Interesting Blog Posts

Horror and prehistory.

Consider lard (or tallow).

How to fix a sore throat.

Social Notes

Awesome thread of inspiration.

The basics become more important in crazy times.

Everything Else

What’s the best rice in the world?

The situation in one NYC high school.

Stolen attention span.

Art deco was much older than I thought.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Important: “Circular food systems” including pork, beef, and lamb are far more sustainable and produce fewer emissions than poultry-rich food systems prescribed by EAT-Lancet.

Great name: Sioux Chef.

Great insight: When is a scientific field a field?

Here we go: US News releases their best (and worst) diets.

Not surprised: Keto snubbed again. It’s becoming a badge of honor.

Question I’m Asking

I’m sick of writing about the US News diet report every year. Nina covers it so well here. Do you agree with her?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jan 1 – Jan 7)

Comment of the Week

“‘More nature contact, less loneliness.’

Where’s the link? ?”

-I forgot the link, but do you really need one?

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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