New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 170

Research of the Week

Artificial sweeteners have faint links to increased cancer risks.

COVID seems to increase the risk of diabetes.

Africans were eating olives 100,000 years ago (at least).

In middle adulthood, raising HDL and lowering blood sugar seems to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s. Now, how does one do that?

Minerals are important but balance is vital.

New Primal Kitchen Podcasts

Primal Kitchen Podcast, Episode 23: From Olympian to Elite Wheelchair Athlete, Amy Van Dyken Rouen Shares Her Story

Media, Schmedia

Lockdowns made childhood obesity significantly worse.

How permanent daylight savings would affect sunrise and sunset across the country.

Interesting Blog Posts

Phinney and Volek on keto and heart health.

Social Notes

Great thread on the Hadza.

On friends.

Everything Else

Circadian medicine.

Body temperature and lifespan.

“… higher neuroticism was related to an older subjective age, whereas higher extraversion, openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness were associated with a younger subjective age.”

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

It’s about time: People are finally catching on to the industrial seed oil scourge.

I’m not surprised: Conflicts of interest as far as the eye can see.

Interesting comic: The hanged man.

I understand: Top tennis player Ash Barty is quitting at the top of her game.

Good news: Robust immunity sustained a year and a half after natural infection with COVID.

Question I’m Asking

Would we be better off—overall—without modern technology?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Mar 19 – Mar 25)

Comment of the Week

“I love the pictures of old Ireland. Especially the first one with all of the barefoot children. Pause, look at the surroundings and then into the faces of each of those kids – a wonderful dose of perspective and inspiration.”

-It’s amazing what you can see in an image, Guy.

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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