Research of the Week
Giving experiences as gifts rather than things fosters better relationships .
Caffeine causes brain entropy  (thankfully).
A new blood test might identify Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear .
Consistent meditation training may lead  to enduring improvements in sustained focus and response inhibition.
Sitting might not be great for your brain , either.
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
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.
- What Happens “After Keto”? 
- Women’s Fitness: Should It Change with Age? 
- 5 Studies I’d Like to See 
Interesting Blog Posts
The unparalleled efficiency of the human brain  may be one of the biggest hurdles for AI researchers.
Cell-to-cell, we’re only about 43% human .
Why one man kayaked across the Atlantic not once, not twice, but three times .
Calling it now: We’ll be taking probiotic viruses in the next ten years .
Guess who’s coming to your next oyster dinner ?
If you want to try morning journaling, these are some good prompts  to get you started.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Something I’ll try next time I go cycling: Wayfinding .
Conspiracy theory no more: Goldman Sachs wonders  in research report whether “curing patients [is] a sustainable business model.”
This is why I hate hot air dryers in public restrooms: “These results  indicate that many kinds of bacteria, including potential pathogens and spores, can be deposited on hands exposed to bathroom hand dryers and that spores could be dispersed throughout buildings and deposited on hands by hand dryers.”
Sounds like an interesting idea: “Killing ourselves to live longer .”
Article that got me thinking: “Becoming a Man .”
- Move aside, bird. Tandoori fish  is coming through.
- Sweet potatoes were already good, but then you add bacon and broccoli ? Whew.
One year ago (Apr 8– Apr 14)
- 7 Primal Mantras to Drive Your Success  – Good ones to get you going.
- “What’s That?” Ear Health: Dietary and Lifestyle Choices That Preserve It  – Something you probably haven’t thought about before.
Comment of the Week
“I usually don’t pay attention to fads, but this one seems worthy of digging further!”
– Walked right into that. Nice one, Mister_Root .