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Research of the Week

Scientists discover a new reason [1] why steak, mackerel, and avocados make you fuller.

Just a single season of high school football alters the structure of the brain. High school football players really need to watch out for head collisions [2].

25% calorie restriction improves quality of life [3], including many measures of sexual function, in otherwise healthy non-obese adults, with those losing the most weight seeing the most benefit.

Just like dogs, horses know to ask humans for help [4] with problems they can’t handle themselves.

Cats really do clean themselves by licking, thanks to their velcro-esque tongues [5].

Ancient Greenlanders armed with small spears and tiny canoes were expert whale hunters [6], regularly felling 50-ton bowheads.

Probiotics increase polyphenol absorption [7].

They’ve discovered the gene for uncombable hair [8].

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 145: Dr. Brett Hill [9]: Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Brett Hill about his new book, Nourish Without Nagging, which helps parents figure out how to get their kids to eat—and love—healthy food.

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 [10] so you never miss an episode.

Interesting Blog Posts

Neanderthals lived in a libertarian wonderland of OTC penicillin [13].

When “being in the moment” isn’t best policy [14].

You should re-roast your turkey carcass [15] (and roast chicken carcasses, for that matter) before making stock.

One (evolutionary) psychiatrist’s take [16] on using curcumin/turmeric for depression.

Media, Schmedia

Intermittent fasting is terrible for athletic performance [17].”

Some guy gives his three top tips [18] for becoming a fat-burning machine. 

Everything Else

Macaques, you were doing so well [19].

Who’s ready for a massive escalation [20] of the animal rights movement?

Greek yogurt is problematic [21], apparently, and promotes marginalization and otherization.

Whole milk drinkin’ kids are slimmer [22] than skim milkers.

Thai soldier performs CPR on tiny drowned puppy [23].

 

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Podcast I just appeared on: The Earn Your Happy Podcast [24], where I spoke about shifting your metabolism for optimal energy.

Video I liked: Dr. Emily Deans talks magnesium [25].

Subculture I had no idea existed: Bitcoin carnivores [26].

GMO I’d be interested in: Gluten-free wheat [27]. Wonder if the bread quality holds up, since gluten is crucial for texture.

Miscellaneous news I enjoyed: Britain’s new 5-pound note isn’t vegetarian [28].

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Dec 4– Dec 10)

Comment of the Week

Very good read about work
And this is a good argument about it
by Bachman Turner Overdrive!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJprEyXMrIk [33]

– Amen, wildgrok [34].