New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week — Edition 132

Research of the Week

What accounts for the differences in alcohol consumption outcomes?

Dogs may detect COVID-19.

Autonomic imbalances in American football players.

Tsimane hunter-gatherers have brains that age more slowly.

Eat asparagus with your steak and red wine.

Doesn’t matter when or how: just get your steps in.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 495: Shawn Wells: Host Elle Russ chats with Shawn Wells, the world’s leading nutritional biochemist.

Episode 496: Kirsten Beverley-Waters: Host Brad Kearns chats with Kirsten Beverley-Waters about the power of finding utility in past traumas and struggles.

Health Coach Radio: Erin and Laura chat with Kate Lyman about doing the things that feel right.

Media, Schmedia

Does individualism promote selfishness?

Fractional dosing vaccine trials may be coming.

Interesting Blog Posts

The long history of working out on purpose.

Fermented bird-stuffed fermented seal: an Inuit delicacy.

Social Notes

Love this.

Play is for everyone.

Everything Else

Do we believe him?

Intro to Maillard reactions.


Things I’m Up to and Interested In

New program for budding writers: My colleague Elle Russ is running an 8-week writing workshop that starts July 12. Sign up now.

I’ll have to look into this one: Article claims you still need to wear sunscreen indoors because of windows and LED screens.

This is true for many organisms: Trees need wind.

Important: How the “experts” hope to remake our food.

What have I been saying for years?: This is why you don’t just slather sunscreen on mindlessly.

Question I’m Asking

Would you eat cicada tacos?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (May 22 – May 28)

Comment of the Week

“Dr. Scholl’s makes an ultra thin gel insole with no extra heel padding, no arch support- takes up little room in my minimalist running shoe and provides just enough cushion for extended walking on concrete/pavement.”

-Good to know, Larry B.

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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