RESEARCH OF THE WEEK
Stress alters gut bacteria  (in mice). Altering it back improves stress resilience.
Alcohol may not actually help  fight heart disease.
NEW PRIMAL BLUEPRINT PODCASTS
Episode 160: Robb Wolf : Host Elle Russ chats with none other than Robb Wolf himself. Robb has a new book out—Wired to Eat—showing you how to repair your broken appetite and fix your damaged metabolic response to food.
INTERESTING BLOG POSTS
Why are seemingly competent people disappearing  from our national parks and wilderness areas?
Your weekend wasn’t actually that bad , thanks to Finland.
Vegetable oils: worse than cigarettes ?
Clean Chicken .
Turns out kids do really well  with a lot more time to play.
New unsealed documents reveal  Roundup might not be so safe after all.
Old isn’t dead .
Real prison workout .
I say bring on the beef heart in ground beef .
The biggest health threat  facing middle-aged men might be loneliness.
Made it .
Reindeer may be on the menu  soon. Perfect Christmas roast?
Is Uyghur cuisine the “next big thing “? I hope so. It’s delicious.
THINGS I’M UP TO AND INTERESTED IN
Movement cue I hadn’t considered for loaded carries: “During the warmup, I kept saying, ‘push it down, pull it down.’ No matter what position, pull the kettlebell to the ground. When you’re carrying it down by your side, push it to the ground, but not so much that you lose your alignment. The weight starts getting heavy when you try to lift it .“
Concept I’m pondering: The third pillar  of physical fitness after diet and exercise.
Question I’ve often asked: Are pesticides really necessary ?
Miscellaneous news I enjoyed: New Indian washing machines will come with a “curry” setting .
- Baked Tuscan chicken  sounds like a random TV dinner, but it’s good.
- Chicken another way: in the Instant Pot, plus gravy .
One year ago (Mar 19– Mar 25)
- How a Primal Lifestyle Can Help You Find Your Passion  – It’s not just for losing weight and getting stronger.
- Should You Sleep-Low to Boost Performance?  – The potential benefits of sleeping low-carb.
COMMENT OF THE WEEK
“The coffee must flow. It’s important enough that we once had to use paper towels as a coffee filter at the office because we ran out. If you depend on people showing up at 3:30am to work, you find a way to get them caffeinated.”
– Indeed, His Dudeness .