New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week — Edition 129

Research of the Week

The human cerebellum stands out.

Postprandial glucose dips predict subsequent appetite.

Probiotics seem to help against COVID.

A study into set and setting in a Brazilian ayahuasca church.

Humans attribute more moral standing to animals they deem beautiful.

Feeding a Western diet to mother rats increases omega-6 content and lowers MCT and saturated fat content of the milk.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 489: Autumn Fladmo Smith: Host Elle Russ chats with Autumn Fladmo Smith, who used paleo to resolve IBS and anxiety and eventually go on to found Wild Pastures and Paleo Valley.

Episode 490: Dr. Anthony Balduzzi — The Fit Father Proejct: Host Brad Kearns chats with Dr. Anthony Balduzzi about fit fatherhood.

Health Coach Radio: Erin and Laura chat with Debora Wayne about the fact that everything is energy.

Media, Schmedia

Nature is healing.

Interesting Blog Posts

Encounter with a buffalo.

Where did COVID come from?

Social Notes



Everything Else

Never thought I’d see this: the genetics of psychic ability.

Nutrient gaps in complementary feeding in East Africa, Southern Africa, and South Asia.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Interesting effect: A single shot of testosterone increases attraction to novelty.

This is why I eat chicken tikka masala postworkout: Curcumin for DOMS.

He’s right, you know: Do not dwell. Act!

We need more wild horses: They dig wells.

Interesting study: Fossil apes and human evolution.

Question I’m Asking

Are you dwelling or are you acting?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (May 1 – May 7)

Comment of the Week

“Myths are the poetic, archetypal, yes Paleo/Primal foundation of Sapien consciousness. Please reconsider using myth as a synonym for false belief.”

-Good point, Chris.

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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