Weekly Link Love — Edition 104

Research of the Week

How did the lockdowns work?

Scientists discover a new gland.

Hominids in a region of Kenya used the same basic stone-age axes and other tools without changing them for around 700,000 years.

Beet juice improves exercise tolerance.

Beet juice improves hemoglobin concentration.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 452: Eric Perner: Host Elle Russ welcomes sustainable rancher Eric Perner.

Episode 453: Dr. Phil Maffetone and Dr. Ron Sinha: Host Brad Kearns welcomes a true power duo onto the podcast to talk burning fat.

Primal Health Coach Radio Episode 81: Laura and Erin chat with Amanda Goldman-Petri about chasing best practices, not trends.

Media, Schmedia

Newer homes and furniture are more flammable.

Cats in prisons.

Interesting Blog Posts

Our parents often sacrifice themselves for us. What are you going to do with the gift?

Could cold water trigger shrinkages in dementia rates?

Social Notes

Do this.

Everything Else

The man with amnesia who filled in his memory gaps with outside sources.

Training like an animal works.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Of course it is: UVB appears protective against COVID-19.

Proven once again: There’s no free lunch.

News I’m happy to see: Hospitalized COVID-19 patients have much better survival rates now.

Funny how that works: In animals, a drug that slows glucose absorption and lowers insulin slows down cancer progression.

Question I’m Asking

What are memories?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Oct 16 – Oct 22)

Comment of the Week

“Mark, you always offer a balanced and thoughtful opinion and I appreciated your summation here today. It’s why I’ll continue to follow you! I’ve been eating a carnivore diet for 8 months now and have CURED Type 2 diabetes, arthritis, IBS, and depression. My cholesterol is through the roof, but I’m not alarmed. At 65, I’m experiencing the kind of optimal health I dreamed of in my 20s and 30s.”

-Great to hear it, Vicki!

About the Author

Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark’s Daily Apple, godfather to the Primal food and lifestyle movement, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet. His latest book is Keto for Life, where he discusses how he combines the keto diet with a Primal lifestyle for optimal health and longevity. Mark is the author of numerous other books as well, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. After spending three decades researching and educating folks on why food is the key component to achieving and maintaining optimal wellness, Mark launched Primal Kitchen, a real-food company that creates Primal/paleo, keto, and Whole30-friendly kitchen staples.

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