Weekly Link Love — Edition 119

Research of the Week

A large portion of COVID complications were due to metabolic co-morbidities.

You are mostly what you eat.

Keto improves daily function and quality of life in dementia patients.

Giving testosterone to men with type 2 diabetes causes remission in some.

Improving road safety reduces crime.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 472: Mitch Webb: Host Elle Russ chats with Mitch Webb about how he survived Lyme disease, mold toxicity, chronic fatigue, and debilitating anxiety.

Health Coach Radio: Chloe Maleski is focused on fostering the whole human.

Media, Schmedia

Unintended consequences of COVID.

Interesting Blog Posts

What “science” forgot about pandemics (but not everyone).

The biggest findings in archaeology (2020).

Social Notes

Play more video games to “reduce depression” in kids? No thanks.

Everything Else


Under new food school requirements, meat can “safely” be completely replaced with nuts, seeds, cheese, and soy.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Epidemiological study alert, albeit one that agrees with my preconceived ideas: High glycemic index-linked to higher cardiovascular mortality.

Podcast you should listen to: The one where I explore what I did before becoming the mayo and MDA king of Malibu.

Feel-good story: Turkish garbage workers create a library from all the books they’ve found over the years.

I heard Peter Attia’s cry of joy from hundreds of miles away: Topo Chico reports having cut PFAS levels in half.

More unintended consequences: People have been missing out on cancer screenings.

Question I’m Asking

Should kids wear masks in school? I see the arguments for both sides.

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Feb 12 – Feb 18)

Comment of the Week

“Was Bill Gates elected? No? I’m nervous about people having so much power and influence without a democratic mandate.”

-I’m also worried about people having so much power and influence with a democratic mandate, Hazel.

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 more than three decades 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 flavorful and delicious kitchen staples crafted with premium ingredients like avocado oil. With over 70 condiments, sauces, oils, and dressings in their lineup, Primal Kitchen makes it easy to prep mouthwatering meals that fit into your lifestyle.

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