New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week — Edition 131

Research of the Week

Another study confirming that selenium status is a strong factor in COVID severity.

Dietary saturated fats seem to be less harmful than the proposed alternatives.”

Can parents with differing views on veganism compromise when feeding their kids?

The pandemic running boom. Who’s running and why?

Where does the lead hypothesis stand?

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 493: Vanessa Lambert: Host Elle Russ chats with Vanessa Lambert, co-founder of Bee the Wellness, curator of incredible wellness retreats, and powerful purveyor of inside-out full body and mind health.

Episode 494: Jake Steiner: Host Brad Kearns chats with Jake Steiner about curing your myopia naturally.

Health Coach Radio: Erin and Laura chat with Dr. Kim Foster about the power of building a referral-friendly business.

Media, Schmedia

Is there a sexual counter-revolution coming?

Civilization is way older than we think.

Interesting Blog Posts

Cats do well on low-carb too.

Catching natural selection in the act.


Social Notes

Next time you hear someone say “low-carb increases mortality…”

Intermittent euphoria.

Everything Else

People are already experimenting with this parasite. You know they are.

Good heuristic.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Terrible results: Overweight and obese COVID patients lose lean mass during their hospital stay and gain a bunch of visceral fat once they’re out.

More of this, please: Reintroducing the European bison into Spain to keep wildfire tinder down.

Important reminder: We’re still discovering new biomolecules.

Interesting article: Mushroom brain.

Want autophagy? Try keto: Nutritional ketosis upregulates hepatic autophagy.

Question I’m Asking

What does summer mean to you?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (May 15 – May 21)

Comment of the Week

“pfffft privileged ancient pacific coast dwellers….”

-With that much wild Pacific salmon on their hands, they honestly were.

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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