Weekly Link Love — Edition 120

Research of the Week

Very low-carb ketogenic diets are safe and effective for type 2 diabetics.

Both Neanderthals and humans had similar auditory and speech capabilities.

The link between air pollution and crime.

2020 saw the highest number of traffic deaths in 13 years, despite driving being way down.

Improving road safety reduces crime.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 473: Drew Manning: Host Elle Russ welcomes Drew Manning back to the podcast.

Health Coach Radio: Chris Davis and Stephanie Aubrey show you how to grow stronger through collaboration.

Media, Schmedia

The COVID epidemic hit obese countries hardest.

The ancient art of parenting.

Interesting Blog Posts

Dave Feldman digs into a little-used measure of lipoprotein oxidation.

How close are we to psilocybin and MDMA therapy?

Social Notes

Love it.

Everything Else

A true flower child.

New embalming details from an ancient Egyptian manual reveal how sophisticated those guys were.

Buen vivir.

An eye for the other eye.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Reasons why young adults might be having less sex: Video games, lower alcohol consumption, living with parents.

Interesting article: Cormac McCarthy on the evolution of language.

If you’re qualified…: Apply to revive the woolly mammoth.

Big topic: “Prevalence trends tell us what did not precipitate the US obesity epidemic.”

Missing vitamin D?: This sunlamp looks quite good.

Question I’m Asking

What do you think caused the obesity epidemic?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (Feb 26 – Mar 4)

Comment of the Week

“This column comforts, but also inspires. I’m caregiving my bedridden husband right now, and have been so tired that my emotions have played havoc. But this steadies and provides a goal I can concentrate on. It has helped already. Thank you!”

-I’m so glad to hear this, Helen.

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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