New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 187

Research of the Week

Famine and pathogens may have driven lactase persistence Europe.

Being bombed is bad for kids’ mental health.

Poor countries with cheap meat produce great soccer players.

Alcohol consumption is malleable (and contagious).

Neuroinflammation and Parkinson’s disease.

Ultraprocessed food and cognitive function.

New Primal Kitchen Podcasts

Primal Kitchen Podcast: Decoding Your Genes for Data-Driven Health with Joe Cohen

Media, Schmedia

Primal Kitchen Ketchup gets some love.

No more fake meat at McDonald’s.

Interesting Blog Posts

The value of backyard chickens in reducing food waste.

Social Notes

Wisdom from Robb Wolf.

On eating (or not) while flying.

Everything Else

That these are the only concerns they identify with blotting out the sun with atmospheric sprays says it all.

The spike protein is toxic to heart cells.

Ketones can enhance immune function.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Terrible study: Vitamin D supplementation linked to worse outcomes in COVID patients.

Great study: Rapid increase in vitamin D status increases resistance against sepsis and infection.

Lesson in there: Perceived walkability is more important than actual walkability.

You love to see it: Bear Grylls gets it.

Crazy: Armed cow vigilantes beat someone for selling beef.

Question I’m Asking

Do you think we should blot out the sun to lower global temperatures?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (July 23 – July 29)

Comment of the Week

“I have a recurring dream that I can do unlimited pull-ups. It is such a disappointment when I wake up:).”

-I’ve had this dream too.

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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