New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 177

Research of the Week

Mask wearing, even at rest, appears to increase CO2 to excessive levels.

Eating more protein during weight loss staves off muscle loss and increases the overall quality of the diet.

In advanced stage kidney disease patients, a very low protein diet offers no benefit.

Vitamin B12 deficiency is disastrous for babies (and everyone).

More strength, less depression.

The more species you see at the coast, the better you feel.

New Primal Kitchen Podcasts

Primal Kitchen Podcast Episode 29: Childhood Behavior and Preconception Care with Pediatric Naturopathic Doctor, Ari Calhoun

Primal Health Coach Radio: Chandler Walker

Media, Schmedia

I am not optimistic.

Lettuce is the most common cause of food poisoning.

Interesting Blog Posts

Why are we basing food policy on terrible, unknowable, often incorrect data?

Trees are good.

Social Notes

Because it’s not about the environment.

Let kids be kids (and learn from them!).

Everything Else

If you exercise, your blood is anti-cancer.

The utility of weirdness.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Archaic revival: Tradition often gets things right.

Agreed: To truly fix diet-related disease, we must look inward.

Interesting thread: Population genomics in Ancient Eurasia.

I’d be surprised: The Dietary Guidelines committee may tackle ultraprocessed foods.

A tragedy on all fronts: Slavery didn’t even contribute to the rise of the American economy.

Question I’m Asking

Are you weird?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Apr 30 – May 6)

Comment of the Week

“I don’t like arrogant, cocky, narcissistic alpha people … unless they’re my surgeon!”

-Wise, PaleoProgressive.

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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