New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 142

Research of the Week

Only one type of human fat cell responds to insulin.

After mechanical loading (lifting heavy things), muscle cells tell fat cells to release fat.

Less sleep for new mothers, faster aging.

Metabolic rate doesn’t have to decline with age.

Obesity may increase virality.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 513: Gina Swire: Host Elle Russ chats with Gina Swire, self-love expert.

Health Coach Radio: AdaPia d’Errico needs you in your purpose.

Media, Schmedia

Have you heard of zero-zero wine?

Out of fire, a new beginning for the land.

Interesting Blog Posts

Remember to remember.

Most strangers are decent people.

Staying gluten-free on the Big Island.

Social Notes

Looks like a creation myth.

Everything Else

I get it.

Anemia on the rise in children.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

It’s about time: Elite female athletes are changing their training and slowing down and getting stronger to heed the lessons of the female athlete triad.

Beautiful: Treesong.

Something I’ve long thought: I bet we’re underestimating almost every animal’s social skills.

Good opportunity: Peter Attia is hiring.

Bad for car quality, I’d imagine: Volkswagen internal employee canteen nixes meat.

Question I’m Asking

What do you think about the prospect of psychedelics becoming mainstream?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Aug 7 – Aug 13)

Comment of the Week

“The article introduces psychopathy as characterized by by the presence of behaviors that conflict with the social norms of society, and I’m pretty sure anyone sufficiently primal fits that description.”

I neither confirm nor deny this.

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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