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Weekly Link Love — Edition 29

Research of the Week

Scientists can’t quantify [1] what makes a good liar.

Medieval English peasants ate mostly [2] meat stew, cheese, fruits, and vegetables.

Bowel cancer rates rise among young adults [3].

Researchers identify two gut bacteria [4] linked to mental health.

In mice, a keto diet lowers schizophrenia symptoms [5], partially by modulating the gut biome.

New Primal Blueprint Podcasts

Episode 339: Jeffrey M. Smith [6]: Host Elle Russ chats with healthy GMO advocate Jeffrey M. Smith.

Episode 340: Dr. Cate Shanahan [7]: Host Brad Kearns chats with Dr. Cate Shanahan about becoming cancer proof.

Health Coach Radio Episode 11: Dr. William Davis [8]: Dr. William Davis of “Wheat Belly” fame talks about the gut microbiome and drops a recipe for oxytocin-rich yogurt.

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 [9] so you never miss an episode.

Media, Schmedia

These days [10], health plummets after age 27.

Don’t bring CBD to airports [11] (yet).

Interesting Blog Postsd

How small farms can feed the world [12].

Pete Attia on breakfast research [13].

Social Notes

Egg consensus [14].

I agree with this assessment [15] of grilling essentials.

Everything Else

Low-carb endurance athletes should eat extra protein [16].

Ketones may help [17] developing brains recover from trauma.

Why one person (and, increasingly, millions of others) wears noise-curating headphones [18] all the time.

The many ways [19] we can break our fasts.

Things I’m Up to and Interested In

Event you need to attend next year: The 2020 Metabolic Health Summit [20] in Los Angeles.

Article I found interesting: “When time became regular and universal, it changed history [21].”

Research that fascinated me: Sweat protects against sun damage [22].

Line that horrified me: “She said the 20-month-old weighed just 4.89kg, looked like a three-month-old and had no teeth… [23]

Important research: Ultra-processed diets increase calorie intake and weight gain [24].

Question I’m Asking

Has anyone found good results eating an ultra-processed diet—I’m thinking one based on powders and pills and slurries?

Recipe Corner

Time Capsule

One year ago (May 12 – May 18)

Comment of the Week

“Ok, so it’s not exactly Keto popcorn, but our local movie theater offers an appetizer called, ‘Buffalo Cauliflower.’ It’s toasted bits of cauliflower with salt and oil. Totally works for me and I’m not tormented by the delicious aroma of popcorn when I see a movie, anymore.

I like it so much that I adapted a recipe on Cooks Illustrated called Roasted Cauliflower. I cut the cauliflower in smaller bits than it suggests, then make sure each piece is covered in plenty of olive oil and salt. So delicious. I think we eat it once per week. And, my husband and son never really liked cauliflower until I made it this way.

We all have to order our own dish at the movie theatre these days because we like it so much.”

– That’s amazing to hear. Where is this place, Barb [29]?