New and Noteworthy: What I Read This Week—Edition 157

Research of the Week

Coffee and tea drinking are linked to better brain health.

Limit (or choose wisely) the beauty products you use during pregnancy.

Ambient temperature distorts lab test results.

Anti-tick mRNA vaccines.

New Primal Kitchen Podcasts

Episode 10: Mark Sisson Q&A On Breakfast and Fasted Training

Primal Health Coach Institute: Roudy Nassif is an engineer at Viva Rays, a company making some of the best blue-blocking glasses on the planet.

Media, Schmedia

Being a former vegan can be dangerous.

San Francisco suspends weed tax to help dispensaries compete with drug dealers.

Interesting Blog Posts

“Evidence-based” preschool isn’t.

Nature is dangerous.

Social Notes


What’s this?

Everything Else

Never knew this about cheetah “supermoms.”

Modern parenting is hard and evolutionarily discordant.

Tyler Cowen’s prediction for Omicron in 2022.

The bison is back in Romania.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Interesting blog post: Tucker Goodrich responds to an article extolling the virtues of seed oils.

Great podcast: Brad Kearns interviews Dom D’Agostino.

Nice interview: With Mark Mattson.

Was it worth it?: There are billions of disposable masks in the ocean.

What we’ve known for some time: COVID particularly aggressive in the obese.

Question I’m Asking

Which early hominid are you?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Dec 4 – Dec 10)

Comment of the Week

“With the advice to only ‘drift’ your knees past your toes in the deep lunge (but only if you are “advanced”), I think that you should look at some of the stuff done by ‘The Knees Over Toes Guy’.”

Interesting stuff.

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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