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Weekly Link Love—Edition 11

Research of the Week
Potatoes are more filling than rice or pasta.

The psychological stress response is greater in the morning than the evening.

Despite the absence of a cortex, crows and parrots rival apes in intelligence.

The American Psychological Association issues guidelines saying traditional masculinity is harmful.

“Sure, parents, too much time staring into a screen might be bad for your one-year old, but no screen time at all is even worse!”

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Weekly Link Love—Edition 10

***Folks, don’t forget to sign up for the free Keto Reset Kickoff. Sign-up closes at midnight PST this Sunday night (1/6). Check out the announcement post earlier today for more info. 
Research of the Week
An egg a day keeps type 2 diabetes at bay.

Degree of time discounting predicts relative wealth.

Slower life histories predict higher ejaculate quality.

Drug testing at festivals saves lives.

Interesting theory of cancer.

Heavy drinking and long-term weight loss don’t go together.

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Weekly Link Love—Edition 9

Research of the Week
Having the genetic predisposition for type 2 diabetes also predisposes men to erectile dysfunction. Preventing the former could prevent the latter.

Trypsin inhibitors found in wheat worsen non-alcoholic fatty liver.

Why our sense of smell declines with age.

The average Facebook user would need $1000 to deactivate their account for a year.

Women are more likely than men to punish promiscuous women.

Italian scientists are developing technology to regrow foreskins.

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Weekly Link Love—Edition 8

Research of the Week
Preliminary evidence shows that restricting calories prunes weak gut cells, thereby improving overall gut barrier function.

Prediabetes (shockingly common) impairs fertility.

It’s never too late to lift and make gains.

Great apes are great problem solvers.

GMO houseplants remove air-borne toxins.

THC alters the genetic profile of sperm cells.

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Weekly Link Love—Edition 7

Thanks to everyone who has already signed up for the Keto Reset Kickoff! If you haven’t heard the news, we’re doing a free 7-day email series that is the perfect intro to keto. If trying a Keto Reset is possibly on your to-do list for 2019, you don’t want to miss it. Everyone who signs up also gets the incredible opportunity to get the Keto Reset Online Mastery Course for FREE (a $147 value) with the purchase of a Primal Kitchen Advanced Keto Kit. Head to primalkitchen.com/ketoreset now to enroll! It all goes down January 7. Okay, now on to today’s post….
Research of the Week
Some human gut bacteria produce GABA, a “relaxation” neurotransmitter. People with depression tend to have less of the GABA-producing bacteria.

The more fruits and vegetables you eat, the more highly you rate your own cognitive function.

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Weekly Link Love—Edition 6

Research of the Week
In the healthy elderly, daily aspirin use failed to improve disability-free survival while increasing the risk of bleeding.

Prenatal exposure to PFCS, found in teflon cooking surfaces and plastics used in food packaging, may reduce penis size and fertility.

Adding powdered mustard seed to your cooked broccoli increases the amount of sulforaphane you absorb.

Whether healthy adults eat high- or low-protein diets has no effect on their kidney function.

Just 12% of American adults are metabolically healthy.

Every McDonald’s touchscreen researchers tested had feces on it.

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Weekly Link Love—Edition 5

Research of the Week
AI can predict heart disease risk from studying an eyeball.

Periodic reminder that bacon protects rats against colon cancer.

100 examples of cognitive decline reversal using diet and lifestyle.

Family dinners work.

Drawing helps memorization more than writing.

Humans may not have killed off the African megafauna after all.

Same-race teachers may help student achievement.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 4

Research of the Week
Your mother’s immune system had some serious negotiating skills.

Researchers laying the groundwork for a meat tax.

The latest NuSi study finds that low-carb diets increase energy expenditure.

Among Chinese seniors living in an elderly community, higher LDL predicts lower rates of dementia.

Eating organic linked to less cancer.

How sleep loss tanks memory.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 3

Research of the Week
Researchers uncover strong links between disrupted circadian rhythm, bipolar disorder, and suicide.

Early humans bred with other hominid groups to gain cold tolerance.

Prenatal phthalate exposure linked to early childhood language delays.

Hopefully this is also the last study of its kind.

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Weekly Link Love — Edition 2

Research of the Week
The latest MDMA trial finds it’s 76% effective at treating PTSD. Full FDA approval expected by 2021.

As many as 500,000 years ago, Arabia was green, and hominids were living and traveling through there.

Scare yourself to recalibrate your emotions.

Increased frequency of global travel may actually reduce the danger of global pandemics.

CoQ10 is good for type 2 diabetics.

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