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Research of the Week
Adults sleep better and retain more memories in a bed that rocks.
Some human adaptations to extreme environments.
A new gene editing technology—CasX—emerges.
Post-workout carbohydrate replacement reduces the next-day benefits to insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance.
Kids with fatty liver improve it by dropping sugar.
How a specific ketone body inhibits hypertension.
In Americans, intense experiences predict good health. In Japanese, relaxing experiences predict good health.
Salads can be as Big-Ass or as simple as mood and time dictate, but they always should be flavorful. We love this classic (and keto-friendly) recipe for a quick side or (topped with some bacon crumbles) a light lunch or dinner. The best part…it’s made with staple ingredients that are easy to keep on hand.
Bright, colorful, crisp and rich, it’s a great choice for a midweek family supper or even an impromptu dinner party.
Question: “Can I eat fruit on a ketogenic diet?”
Answer: “Sure, if you want!”
I’m kidding, of course. I know why people ask this question. It’s because in the keto world fruit is a confusing, often contentious topic. You’ll sometimes see keto folks draw a hard line in the sand, saying that all fruits, or sometimes specific fruits, are “not allowed” on a ketogenic diet. I’ve written before about why I feel it’s inappropriate to label foods as “keto” or “not keto.” People need to consider their own goals, health, activity level, and food preferences when formulating their eating strategies.
Thanks for giving Jessica Gouthro from Paleohacks such a warm reception last week. I’m glad you found her “13 Ways To Move More At Work” useful. She’s joining us again today to offer tips for those who are looking to ease joint pain. Enjoy!
It sounds counterintuitive, but it’s true: one of the best ways to ease joint pain is to exercise!
Whether you’re feeling aches and pains in your elbows or your lower back and hips, the key to managing and preventing joint and muscle pain is to exercise in the right way. If you have existing pain or joint discomfort, then you need to keep your workouts low-impact, but that doesn’t have to mean easy or ineffective.
It’s Monday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark’s Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it with me and the Mark’s Daily Apple community please contact me here. I’ll continue to publish these each Monday as long as they keep coming in. Thank you for reading!
On November of 2017 I sent a story to Mark’s Daily Apple. A brief story of my life at the time and how I got there. I’ve re-read that letter a couple of times and I’ve thought maybe I should have waited or I should have said more, so I thought maybe an update from then to now would be helpful.
My primal story started as a diet and exercise program, I needed to get back into shape so I hit the gym, or in my case hit the treadmill in my garage, and went on a diet. I did what everyone else does when they want to lose weight and “get healthy.” If you read my original story and look at the pictures, I figured it out. I lost 60 pounds total and improved my numbers to a point my doctor was amazed at my results. I completed the Primal Health Coach course, and Mom loved to hear about what I was learning.
Research of the Week
Neanderthals were likely sprinters, not joggers.
Low-carb diets, whether they be high-protein and/or high-fat, plant-based or animal-based, are not associated with elevated coronary artery calcium.
Fried chicken and fried fish consumption linked to increased cardiovascular and overall mortality.
8-hour feeding windows are totally safe in obese adults.
Recommending breakfast for weight loss in adults may have the opposite effect, according to a new meta-analysis.
Women are more likely to choose short-term and long-term partners with their dad’s eye color.