Research of the Week
After applying testosterone gel, men make quicker decisions based on intuition rather than deliberation .
Time slows down  when you’re running hard.
Kids are more engaged at school when they’re barefoot .
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 186: Craig Ballantyne : Host Elle Russ chats with Craig Ballantyne, health and fitness author, Men’s Health contributor, and creator of the revolutionary Turbulence Training program.
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- Why Am I Getting Low Ketone Readings on a Ketogenic Diet? 
- 9 Factors That Influence Testosterone Levels 
- 8 Tips for Cooking Vegetables 
Interesting Blog Posts
How reading is essential for our souls, and we’re not doing enough of it .
Health screenings aren’t just mostly ineffective. They might actively harm .
What was so special about grains? The answer will make sense to anyone who has ever filled out a Form 1040: grain, unlike other crops, is easy to tax… Only grains are, in Scott’s words , “visible, divisible, assessable, storable, transportable, and ‘rationable.’ ”
The word of the day is “solastalgia .”
Being in nature feels so right because we are nature .
This is mastery .
There’s a class action lawsuit  against Costco for labeling its Kirkland Extra Virgin Coconut Oil as “healthy.”
No class action suit against this stuff , though.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
I wish I had it together like this guy: Steve Kalin .
I love hearing what Primal Health Coaches are doing with their clients .
Article I found interesting: How rising carbon dioxide levels may be creating fast-growing “junk food” plants .
I’m not even a big Star Wars guy, but I kinda want that Death Star medicine ball: Onnit releases  Star Wars-themed workout gear.
- Bet you haven’t had cabbage like this: roasted cabbage roses .
- If you do dairy (and nuts), try Greek yogurt fluffy waffles .
One year ago (Sep 17– Sep 23)
- 4 Surprising Ways Other People Affect Your Health  – No one is an island.
- Where Do Legumes Belong in the Primal Eating Plan?  – How bad are they, really?
Comment of the Week
“Wait, my grass-fed ribeyes, sautéed kale, roasted asparagus and caramelized onions are unpalatable? I guess I’m heading to Burger King, then.”
– Sorry to break the bad news, Ed in ketosis .