RESEARCH OF THE WEEK
Moderate drinking emerges as a risk factor  for cognitive decline.
We’re not even close to understanding the biological control of appetite .
If you’re going to take milk protein after lifting, 9 grams is the absolute minimum  (and more is better).
New drugs are being fast-tracked without adequate testing .
Fetuses in the womb respond  to face-like images.
Short, high-intensity resistance training improves  pancreatic function in type 2 diabetics.
Teen girls are really depressed .
NEW PRIMAL BLUEPRINT PODCASTS
Episode 172: Marla Sarris : Host Elle Russ chats with Marla Sarris, co-founder of PaleoPorn  (not like that), brand development expert, documentary producer, and co-creator of the Week of Zen meditation course. Busy lady.
Each week, select Mark’s Daily Apple blog posts are prepared as Primal Blueprint Podcasts. Need to catch up on reading, but don’t have the time? Prefer to listen to articles while on the go? Check out the new blog post podcasts below, and subscribe to the Primal Blueprint Podcast here  so you never miss an episode.
INTERESTING BLOG POSTS
With age comes wisdom  (really).
It might be time to admit that we don’t have a very solid grasp  on the evolutionary story of modern humans.
Early hominids could really take a punch .
Silicon Valley techies are really into extended fasting .
The Amazon extras in Wonder Woman were pretty much all elite female athletes .
Moving story .
Next we’ll be decoding dreams .
This  sounds like a book I need to read.
THINGS I’M UP TO AND INTERESTED IN
Video I recommend: The outer limits of human survival .
Podcast I appeared on: Wellness Force , where I spoke about Primal living in the modern world, the power of intuition, the myth of “good” and “bad” genes, and much more.
Concept I’m pondering: The aging identity .
Article I loved: How visionary biologist George Church parlayed narcolepsy  into creative genius.
News I enjoyed: Ivory Coast jails chimpanzee traffickers  for the first time ever.
- This paleo jibarito sandwich  doesn’t have any bread.
- These tacos  don’t have any tortillas.
One year ago (Jun 11 –June 17)
- How Defining Moderation Can Help You Reach Your Health Goals  – Why your idea of “moderate” needs a moderator.
- Top 8 Changes Coming to Nutrition Labels  – What changes are coming?
COMMENT OF THE WEEK
“Are chic peas like chick peas, just more fashionable?”
– Well done, Ross .