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Weekend Link Love – Edition 455

RESEARCH OF THE WEEK

Coffee boosts your workout, even if you drink the stuff all the time [1].

Farming selected [2] for genetic variants that increase conversion of plant fats into long-chained fats.

New mummy data reveals that ancient Egyptian genetics were more closely related [3] to Middle Eastern and European populations than Central African ones.

Sherpas possess genetic adaptations [4] that increase energy generation in low-oxygen environments.

Giving violent and aggressive boys a multi-micronutrient supplement makes them less violent and aggressive [5].

In adults with IBS and depression or anxiety, a probiotic may reduce symptoms [6].

Your brain is protecting you from sick people [7] before “you” are “aware” they’re even sick.

NEW PRIMAL BLUEPRINT PODCASTS

Episode 171: Genevieve Howland [8]: Host Elle Russ chats with Genevieve Howland about natural pregnancy, childbirth, and parenting.

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Interesting Blog Posts

Food: more than just nutrients [10].

To attract women, men should eat lots of garlic and enough carrots to turn their skin yellow [11].

The fascinating history of the banana babies [12].

MEDIA, SCHMEDIA

India is getting wealthier and more diabetic [13].

Overworked doctors can’t keep up with the literature, so it’s up to you [14].

EVERYTHING ELSE

Fred Kummerow, one of the first researchers to question the sanity of filling our diets with artificial trans-fats (and a major butter lover/vegetable oil hater), just passed away [15] at the ripe old age of 102.

OJ consumption is down, and it’s hurting Brazilian orange farmers [16].

Millennials aren’t eating at chain restaurants, and it’s hurting Applebee’s [17].

Meet Iron Grandpa [18].

Cows have been eating Skittles [19].

Seafood, now with microplastics [20].

A new milk-sharing app [21] helps British mothers exchange breastmilk.

I hear Google’s interview process culminates in a 20-rep set of front squats at bodyweight [22].

THINGS I’M UP TO AND INTERESTED IN

Concept I’m pondering: The stress-reducing effects of fractals [23].

I’m somehow not surprised: CRISPR likely causes hundreds of unintended mutations [24].

Article I’m loving: How Adrian Ballinger Summited Everest Without Oxygen [25].

Japanese news I enjoyed: They need more ninjas [26].

I’ve always said this: Wasp nests don’t belong in vaginas [27].

RECIPE CORNER

TIME CAPSULE

One year ago (June 4– June 10)

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

They’re the only place I can find chicken hearts.

– Not exactly sure why, but this comment from bill [32] really hit home.