Research of the Week
Seniors who train improve their immune systems .
Dietary cholesterol helps  repair damaged brains.
Everyone knows a love song  when they hear it.
Sleep disruptions may predict  Alzheimer’s.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
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Interesting Blog Posts
What we pass on isn’t always genetic .
Altitude sickness is no joke . Also: choose your porters wisely.
Captive orangutans get more curious .
23andMe can now tell you  about your breast cancer risk.
Buy 2-for-1 organic kale, meet your soulmate .
The authors of one of the most lauded medical textbooks failed to disclose a huge conflict of interest : millions of dollars from the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.
This is nonsense .
Silicon Valley’s slipping. The latest hotness isn’t diapered indoor chickens . It’s potty-training them with elimination communication.
I love this kind of thing .
Macron’s urging  the French to drink more wine.
Cannabis-infused epsom salts receive  a positive review.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Questions I have to ask: If keto is such an effective way to improve metabolic health and reduce bodyweight  in preparation for bariatric surgery, why not just stick to keto and skip surgery?
Concept I’d never really considered: The technology that most distinguishes us from other species—clothing—is the one whose origins we know the least about. 
Petition you should consider signing: “Stop the Harassment of Tim Noakes” 
Announcement I’m pleased to, well, announce: We’ve got some new dressings and marinades , including vegan ranch (yes).
Now this is disappointing: Neurogenesis may not exist in humans .
- It’s hard to believe something called “double chocolate no-bake brownie bites ” can be healthy, but there you go.
- Two vegetables I never think to make into soup: roasted asparagus and cauliflower .
One year ago (Mar 11 – Mar 17)
- Are Infrared Saunas Beneficial?  – Yes.
- Sugar’s Day is Done? A Review of Gary Taubes’ Latest Treatise, The Case Against Sugar  – I liked it.
Comment of the Week
“Nice job Joe. I would say you are actually 175 lbs. You have at least 5 lbs of beard there.”
– Peter Bidowski , your comment reminds me of a topic I need to tackle: Does beard count as lean mass?