Research of the Week
Neanderthals were likely sprinters , not joggers.
Low-carb diets, whether they be high-protein and/or high-fat, plant-based or animal-based, are not associated with elevated coronary artery calcium .
Fried chicken and fried fish consumption linked to increased cardiovascular and overall mortality .
8-hour feeding windows are totally safe  in obese adults.
Recommending breakfast for weight loss in adults may have the opposite effect, according to a new meta-analysis .
Women are more likely to choose short-term and long-term partners with their dad’s eye color .
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 307: Alexander Haskell : Host Elle Russ chats with Dr. Alexander Haskell about prescription drug addiction.
Episode 308: Keto Q&A with Brad Kearns : Host Brad Kearns answers listener questions about keto.
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.
Leading cardiovascular health journal publishes  stern warning against “social media misinformation” regarding statins and cholesterol.
Interesting Blog Posts
George Henderson reviews  a new fasting-lite book.
Went to the grand opening of Primal Santa Cruz , a new Primal/paleo restaurant.
Sonar may cause suicidal ideation  in whales.
Single men and married men smell different .
How much rich, meaty aromatherapy  do you deserve?
Music is essential  for dementia patients.
The Golden Bolt has passed .
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Podcast I enjoyed: Elle Russ appearing on Tom Bilyeu’s Health Theory podcast  to discuss why you probably have a thyroid problem without knowing it.
They had me at “evolutionary”: An evolutionary perspective on why food overconsumption impairs cognition .
This is actually quite cool: Elephant seals took advantage of the government shutdown to take over a beach . They still won’t leave.
Great news: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment improves  Alzheimer’s.
I wouldn’t mind doing inpatient here: The Alaska hospital that serves whale and caribou .
Question I’m Asking
Do you notice a connection between how much you eat and how well you think?
One year ago (Jan 27– Feb 2)
- 5 Suggestions for Becoming Less Civilized  – How to inject a little wildness back in.
- Primal Kitchen Efficiency: 13 Tips for Daily Organization and Smooth Cooking – Run a tight ship.
Comment of the Week
“I’m going to check my iron levels, and also, for some strange reason I’m starting to itch all over …”
– With any luck those are plague fleas and your iron levels will be perfect, HealthyHombre .