New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 186

Research of the Week

The serotonin theory of depression is on shaky ground (again).

Eating dairy reduces fracture risk in elderly people.

Latvia, Russia, and South Asia have the most belief in luck and precognition; Protestant Europe the least.

For true COVID recovery, look to the gut.

Save the date for HIIT.

Rapidly increasing vitamin D status for controlling sepsis, infection, immune function.

New Primal Kitchen Podcasts

Primal Kitchen Podcast: Anxiety Expert Mark Metry Gives Advice on Being Your Best Self

Primal Health Coach Radio: Yours Truly

Media, Schmedia

Nitric oxide nasal spray destroys viral load in active COVID cases.

Mushroom languages.

Interesting Blog Posts

Do hot drinks really cool you down more than cold drinks?

Rapid injury recovery with DMSO, Vitamin C, and Magnesium

Social Notes

The big 5-0.

A captain goes down with the ship.

Everything Else

Many places are getting greener with forests getting thicker.

Most common dream by country.

Be careful, there’s such a thing as too much of anything.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Fascinating stat: Where is there more livestock than people?

Interesting finding: Take care of animal health and the rest works itself out.

Nice biomarker to track: The triglyceride/blood glucose index for atherosclerosis risk.

Interesting tech: Wearable AC.

Uh oh: Is the amyloid plaque theory of Alzheimer’s in trouble?

Question I’m Asking

What’s something you love doing but don’t do enough? What’s stopping you?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (July 16 – July 22)

Comment of the Week

“I’m reminded of a Calvin & Hobbes comic. Calvin was asking whether nothing matters, then considered that instead everything matters.”

-Bill Watterson is a great American philosopher.

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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