RESEARCH OF THE WEEK
A fourth Denisovan appears .
Regular meditation helps athletes endure  interval training.
“Edible” oils may partially explain  the South Asian diabetes epidemic.
When autophagy slows, cellular aging accelerates .
Taking 5 kilograms of broccoli crammed into a single pill  is great for a diabetic’s blood sugar numbers.
Our relationship to the Neanderthals just got even more complicated .
It doesn’t matter  for muscle adaptations whether you take protein before or after your workout.
Ritalin use during childhood may have  long-term effects on neurotransmitters.
NEW PRIMAL BLUEPRINT PODCASTS
Episode 176: Mark Sisson and Derek Flanzraich : I chat with Derek Flanzraich, the founder of Greatist, one of the greatest (sorry) new media empires dedicated to healthy living.
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.
- CrossFit’s Criticism: How Do I Eat Enough Carbs on Primal? 
- Hair Loss: Looking Beyond Genetics 
- Are CrossFit and Primal Compatible? 
- More on Adaptogens: Ashwagandha, Astragalus, and Holy Basil 
INTERESTING BLOG POSTS
Steven Hamley’s take  on the AHA’s advisory on fats.
How will the Trump administration affect psychedelic research ?
Spending just three days on a hunter-gatherer diet  (with actual hunter-gatherers, the Hadza) has immense benefits for gut bacteria diversity.
An interesting podcast about running as a spiritual practice .
An evolutionary trade-off : short stature and worse arthritis for surviving an ice age.
A Western man discovers  how feeble and immobile his body has become, then starts along the road to fix it.
Why ancient Roman concrete is still standing .
A new squat toilet , kind of.
You should side-roll, sit, balance, and crawl before you run .
THINGS I’M UP TO AND INTERESTED IN
Instagram account I’m really digging: Isaac Rochell , an LA Charger who’s transformed his body and health with a ketogenic diet.
Success story I’m loving: Joe DiBernardo . Joe is a former NFL linebacker who’s using Primal health and eating principles to improve his own health, grow his health coach business, and change the lives of his clients.
I’d love to flip through these (carefully, of course): The crumbling ancient texts that may contain life-saving cures .
Article I’m pondering: How smell links  to memory, flavor, emotions, in excruciating detail.
Excuse the source: The benefits of beef against Alzheimer’s disease .
- Grilled proscuitto-wrapped asparagus skewers  are easy to make and really impress people.
- If you’re making dessert and have a farmer’s market on hand, do peach cobbler .
One year ago (Jul 9– Jul 15)
- 12 Common Causes of Bloating (and How to Eliminate Them)  – Or else you’ll eliminate your bloating the old-fashioned way.
- How Much Meat is Too Much?  – Is there an upper limit?
COMMENT OF THE WEEK
“My take-away from all the links is… eat lots of chocolate.”
– That’s often a safe take-away, KidPsych .