New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 229

Research of the Week

Income inequality in the Aztec Empire.

Thinking positive about the future reduces stress and anxiety if the thinking is relative to your current task.

Risk taking in humans and chimps is quite similar.

People are spending more money than ever, but the money is spread across a broader swathe of brands. More niche products.

Cannabis legalization doesn’t seem to have reduced opioid usage, unfortunately.

New Primal Kitchen Podcasts

Primal Health Coach Radio: Christina Frei

Primal Kitchen Podcast: Obesity Expert Dr. Spencer Nadolsky Weighs in on Ozempic

Media, Schmedia

Antihistamines may reduce the effects of exercise.

Interesting Blog Posts

It’s been over ten years and they still can’t emulate a worm’s brain.

How long does it take to lose muscle on a break?

Social Notes

Family is everything.

Everything Else

Women gain muscle quicker in the lower body than upper body.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Not surprised: Female athletes suffer more negative effects from overtraining.

Could all be avoided: Diets high in linoleic acid increase colitis risk in mice.

That’s a shame: Plant-based protein is often rich in acrylamide.

Interesting: Personality profiles of the rich.

Worth a try: Slow eccentrics for growth hormone boosts.

Question I’m Asking

Do you think positive about the future?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Jul 1 – Jul 7)

Comment of the Week

“How do you eat vegetables?”

Ideally, I feed them to young cattle, then enjoy the veal.


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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